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‘Terrific’ ‒ The History Boys review

The History Boys follows a group of bright state school pupils in the 1980s as they navigate the usual hazards of sex, friendship and self-discovery, all whilst working towards getting into Oxford and Cambridge.’  The first striking thing about EUTC’s production of Axlan Bennett’s classic is the casting. The titular ‘boys’ are portrayed by both […]

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Bennett’s History Boys repeats itself

The King’s Theatre’s production of The History Boys is full of quotes. The staff and student body of Bennett’s Sheffield high school reel off vast swathes of the English canon in Kate Saxon’s production at the King’s Theatre. But so too is Bennett’s dialogue; it has become quotable, as the audience on Tuesday night’s production […]