The National Theatre production of Alan Bennett's school-based comedy drama returns to the West End.

The multi-award-winning play set in an all-boys school in the 1980s returns to the West End with several successful runs in London, on tour, and on Broadway in its wake.

Alan Bennett's play follows an unruly bunch of bright, funny, sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at Oxbridge, a maverick English teacher at odds with the young and shrewd supply teacher, a headmaster obsessed with results and a history teacher who thinks the head is a fool.

In this recreated production Desmond Barrit plays the eccentric English teacher Hector, the role originally created by Richard Griffiths.

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