Humble Boy

by Charlotte Jones

23 November – 1 December 2012

Cast

 Felix Humble             Damien Kavanagh
 Flora Humble            Maggie Blaszczok
 George Pye              Ean Burgon
 Rosie Pye                 Ruth Blaszczok-Hoyle
 Mercy Lott                Joan Duffin
Jim, the gardener     Kevin Grocock

Directed by Pauline Walsh

 click here to read to GMDF adjudication on production

Felix Humble, bumbling Cambridge astrophysicist and cricket enthusiast, returns to the family home following the sudden death of his father. Flora, his difficult and demanding mother is determined to make a fresh start with George, a brash family friend. Secrets come tumbling out as Felix tries to come to terms with the past and what is yet to come.

This warm and touching comedy was first performed at the National Theatre in 2001 – winning the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best New Play and the People’s Choice Best New Play Award.