REVIEWS (from original UK performance)
The Guardian Provides context and overview of the storyline.
Published May 19, 2004 just after opening.
Reviewer awarded the performance 4/5 stars.
Read it here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2004/may/19/theatre1
An Alternative Review
Not all reviews are love letters for any play or performance, despite their popularity. Here’s the alternative view of The History Boys expressed in a July 2004 Rupert Christiansen review in The Telegraph:
The Telegraph | The Arts Column: why Bennett could try harder