Wolverhampton Grand releases History Boys trailer

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming in-house production of Alan Bennett’s 'The History Boys' which runs from from 7th – 22nd February 2020.

Filming took place at Thorns Collegiate Academy in Brierley Hill. The school hosted the cast for two days as filming took place in various locations with the sections forming part of the production’s scenic design - and the trailer is a first look at the production.

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has involved the local community in all its recent in-house productions. The Grand’s aim is to positively affect as many people through theatre. Together with Thorns, 30 students were given the opportunity to appear in the filmed sections of the show and the trailer, giving them a taste of a professional film set and working with a film crew, director Jack Ryder and a professional cast of actors.

The full cast for the production features Coronation Street and Eastenders star, Ian Redford, as Hector, Jeffrey Holland as the Headmaster, Victoria Carling as Mrs Lintott and Lee Comley as Irwin.

The cast is completed by Thomas Grant as Posner, Jordan Scowen as Dakin, Frazer Hadfield as Scripps, Joe Wiltshire Smith as Rudge, James Schofield as Lockwood, Arun Bassi as Akthar, Dominic Treacy as Timms and Adonis Jenieco as Crowther.

Tickets for The History Boys, which runs from 7th – 22nd February, are on sale now online at grandtheatre.co.uk, by calling 01902 42 92 12 or in person at the Box Office.


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