Humble Boy

By Charlotte Jones

This world première production opened at the National Theatre’s Cottesloe auditorium on 9th August 2001 and ran in repertoire for the rest of the season before transferring to the Gielgud Theatre in the West End, where it opened on 5th February 2002 and played, with two cast changes, until 17th August 2002.

Click here for the West End casts and here for the National cast.

It subsequently opened at Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) on Broadway on 22nd April 2003 with the following creative team and cast:

Creative Team

Director John Caird
Designer Tim Hatley
Associate Costume Designer Lucy Roberts
Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Music Joe Cutler
Sound Designer Christopher Shutt
Company Voice Work Elizabeth Smith


Felix Humble Jared Harris
Mercy Lott Mary Beth Hurt
Flora Humble Blair Brown
Jim Bernie McInerney
George Pye Paul Hecht
Rosie Pye Ana Reeder