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03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

02/02/21

Retweetd From MFL Harris Chafford

Chloe has set a very high standard for cake week. Check out her Mt Vesuvius that took 2 days to make. It includes chocolate sponge cake, butter, chocolate and glacé icing, plus flames created out of coloured melted lollypops https://t.co/yiZfMuZwFf

02/02/21

Engaging in dramatic arts is a fantastic way to relieve stress and to communicate complex thoughts and emotions. Why not ask about the benefits of Drama?

02/02/21

One way young people can express themselves is through artwork. Drawing, painting or creating can be a great way of processing complex emotions without words.

01/02/21

This has the theme “Express Yourself”. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing different ways that students can share feelings, thoughts and ideas. Here is a video from The Duchess of Cambridge to kick start the week. https://t.co/20lyenw56g

01/02/21

Get involved with the challenge! https://t.co/E35ezzFrxM

22/01/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

HACH Netball Academy https://t.co/Z6KR9OsyNQ

21/01/21

Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ? https://t.co/QbJQf71UTN

21/01/21

Remote Learning Information https://t.co/qISDifnUeT

15/12/20

The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via https://t.co/MRcWkv2GOR

30/11/20

Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.

20/11/20

For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via admissions.org.uk for the right support.

19/11/20

Our Virtual Sixth Form open evening is now live on our website.

19/11/20

Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening will go live from 6pm!

05/11/20

We are pleased to announce that our Sixth Form’s virtual open evening and application process will be live from the 19th November

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Drama -Wider Sixth Form Reading

Drama

Course Texts

Saved, Edward Bond 

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-31360-7)


Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-77070-7)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens (Bloomsbury, ISBN: 978-1-4081-7335-0)

Theatre in Practice: A Student's Handbook
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138289062, 

ISBN-10: 113828906X

The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138777019
ISBN-10: 9781138777019



 

Recommended wider reading

 

Pre-1956

Absolute Hell, Rodney Ackland

The Persians, Aeschylus

Everyman, Anonymous

Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett

The Enchantment, Victoria Benedictsson

Mrs Warren’s Profession, George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw

Mother Courage, Bertolt Brecht

The Seagull, Anton Chekhov

Blithe Spirit, Noël Coward

Hay Fever, Noël Coward

The Maids, Jean Genet

Servant of Two Masters, Carlo Goldoni

The Nativity, adapted by Tony Harrison

A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen

Lady from the Sea, Henrik Ibsen

Volpone, Ben Jonson

The Bells, Leopold Lewis

Dr Faustus, Christopher Marlowe

All My Sons, Arthur Miller

Playboy of the Western World, John Millington Synge

Tartuffe, Molière

The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare

Antigone, Sophocles

The Dream Play, August Strindberg

Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell

Our Town, Thornton Wilder

The Corn is Green, Emlyn Williams

The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams

East Lynne, Ellen Wood

Thérèse Raquin, Émile Zola


Post-1956

A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee

The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow

One Man Two Guvnors, Richard Bean

The Madness of George III, Alan Bennett

London Road, Alecky Blythe

Lear, Edward Bond

Two, Jim Cartwright

Red Velvet Lolita, Chakrabarti

Vinegar Tom, Caryl Churchill

A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney

I Am the Wind, Jon Fosse

Dancing at Lughnasa, Brian Friel

Small Change, Peter Gill

A History of Falling Things, James Graham

Amy’s View, David Hare

The Secret Rapture, David Hare

Humble Boy, Charlotte Jones

Stones in His Pockets, Marie Jones

My Mother Said I Never Should, Charlotte Keatley

Beautiful Burnout, Bryony Lavery

Clytemnestra, Gwyneth Lewis

Lungs, Duncan Macmillan

Decky Does a Bronco, Douglas Maxwell

The Weir, Conor McPherson

100 Neil Monaghan, Diene Petterle & Christopher Heimann

Lovesong, Abi Morgan

'night Mother, Marsha Norman

Loot, Joe Orton

The Entertainer, John Osborne

Amgen/Broken, Gary Owen

Constellations, Nick Payne

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter

Say It With Flowers, Meic Povey and Johnny Tudor

Salt, Root and Roe, Tim Price

Deep Cut, Philip Ralph

Art, Yasmina Reza

The Red Shoes, Emma Rice

Tristan and Yseult, Emma Rice

Shirley Valentine, Willy Russell

Amadeus, Peter Shaffer

Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim

True West, Sam Shepard

Tusk Tusk, Polly Stenham

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard

Brontë, Polly Teale

The Street of Crocodiles, Theatre de Complicite

The Dark Philosophers, Gwyn Thomas

Bazaar and Rummage, Sue Townsend

The Ash Girl, Timberlake Wertenbaker

Jane Eyre, Adapted by the National Theatre (2015)