A play about broken vows, failed hopes and the joys of beekeeping...
30th Oct - 2nd Nov @ Ballard School PAC
What's it about?
Felix Humble is drawn back to his family home after the death of his father, a biology teacher and amateur beekeeper. There in the garden he finds his waspish mother Flora, her downtrodden friend Mercy and the suspiciously ever-present local businessman George Pye, whose daughter Rosie was once involved with Felix. A luncheon is arranged…
Felix is an astrophysicist who discovers that solving the riddle of his emotional life is considerably more challenging than the quest for a unified string theory.
Charlotte Jones’ witty family comedy won the Critics’ Circle Best New Play Award following its premiere at the National Theatre in 2001.
This amateur production of “Humble Boy” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.
Felix – Mathew Stone
Jim – David Hughes
Mercy – Anne-Marie Stone
Flora – Chrissie Derrington
George – Bruce McIntosh
Rosie – Cherry McIntosh