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The History Boys

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An unruly collection of clever but crass [[Performer~P235684~Thatcher~margaretthatcher]]-era English high-school students seek to earn the scores needed to enroll in Oxford and Cambridge in director [[Performer~P95334~Nicholas Hytner~nicholashytner]] and screenwriter [[Performer~P81399~Alan Bennett~alanbennett]]'s screen adaptation of [[Performer~P81399~Bennett~alanbennett]]'s Tony-winning play. The History Boys focuses on a group of eight students, all of them deemed by their overeager headmaster...more

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