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Grading "The History Boys"

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"The History Boys" was the toast of London in 2004 and again in New York, when it transferred there two years ago. A film version added to the buzz around the same time.

Now that it's in Boston, how dependent on the original acclaimed production is Alan Bennett's award-winning play?

Morning Edition's critic-at-large Ed Siegel is ready to hand out his grade.

This program aired on May 6, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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