Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
Boarding schools -- Drama.
Education -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Bennett, Alan, 1934- History boys. DVD.
De la Tour, Frances, 1944-
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013.
Jones, Damian, 1964-
Moore, Stephen Campbell.
National Theatre (Great Britain)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
UK Film Council.