Category: Drama

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OFF TO A SWINGING START!

The Junior Production rehearsals are well under way! Fourteen Year 7 and 8 students are tackling the stage adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The acclaimed stage adaptation by Stuart Paterson is “a master of children's theatre” (Scotsman) and not to be missed.

Saved from the jaws of Shere Khan the tiger, Mowgli ...

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DRAMA WITH NIKHIL, OW

We were very excited to welcome back Nikhil Vyas (OW) this week. Nikhil, who left Wilson’s in 2013, has worked as a theatre maker since his graduation, and is currently working on a theatre project, partly in Croydon, with successful funding and support from Arts Council England.

Nikhil and his colleague, Jessie Anand, led two exciting drama ...

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SENIOR DRAMA

Our Senior Production this year was performed to a packed John Jenkins Hall over three nights just before half term. The exciting publicity for “Little Shop of Horrors”, a rock-horror spectacular, including the buzz generated by the props of the man-eating plant, meant that tickets were quickly snapped up for this ambitious and fun show. Directed ...

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YEAR 7 EVENT

On 19th January, almost seventy Year Seven students anxiously gathered to perform their feverishly-rehearsed monologue to friends and relatives in the JJ Hall at the annual Year Seven Drama Soirée.

The students under the spotlight had been selected as the best in their class, having scored 8/10 or better in their Drama lessons, thus making ...

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SENIOR DRAMA PRODUCTION

Since the school’s relocation to Wallington in 1975, there can be few school activities that have sustained such momentum as Drama. Three decades of memorable productions directed by Jeff Shaw are carved into school legend and this era has been followed, since 2011, by the inspirational direction of Ben Kavanagh. Mr Kavanagh’s plays and musicals ...

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HOUSE COMPETITION

The “Candlelight Soirée” has become a staple of the Wilson’s Drama Calendar since 2011 when Mr Kavanagh joined the school. It is designed to celebrate the first term of work by Year 7 pupils, showcasing some of the highest achieving and hardest working students.

The Drama Code of Conduct outlines that whilst talent is rewarded and nourished ...


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