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Humble Boy - Full Length Play, Comedy

Humble Boy

Charlotte Jones

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780571212873

Winner! 2000-2001 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Winner! The Critics' Circle Best New Play Award
Winner! The People's Choice Best New Play Award
"Sad, very sad; funny, very, very funny...this is a seriously wonderful play." - London Sun…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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Winner! 2000-2001 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Winner! The Critics' Circle Best New Play Award
Winner! The People's Choice Best New Play Award
Humble Boy is a comedy about broken vows, failed hopes and the joys of bee keeping. All is not well in the Humble hive. 35-year old Felix Humble is a Cambridge astrophysicist in search of a unified field theory. Following the sudden death of his father, Felix returns home to be with his difficult and demanding mother. He soon realizes that his search for unity must be expanded to include his own chaotic life.
"Sad, very sad; funny, very, very funny...this is a seriously wonderful play." - London Sunday Times

"Rich, original, intelligent, funny and touching. I can't recommend this lovely play too highly." - Daily Telegraph
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3m, 3f

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Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Jones had a meteoric rise to success as a playwright. She won the Critics’ Circle Most Promising Playwright award in 1999 for In Flame and Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Her fourth stage play Humble Boy premiered at the National Theatre in 2001, and was awarded the Critics’ Circle Best New Play Award, the People’s Choice Best New Play Award and was nominated for an Olivier ... view full profile

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Garry Wilkinson 2/21/2016 12:23 PM
This is a lovely play. Every character is a great one and a lovely ending guaranteed to have not a dry eye in the house.  The ebb and flow of the relationships between the characters - especially Felix and his Mum, makes for a great acting experience. However, do not underestimate the script - it is challenging...especially for the actor playing Felix!

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