Teacher Resources

The Wedding

Theatre
17-20 Jan

Combining movement, imagery and provocative narratives into Gecko's trademark style, 'The Wedding' brings the complexities of human nature into question with an emotionally charged and spectacular performance.

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The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales

Theatre
30 Nov 2017 - 14 Jan 2018

Emma Rice's "exquisite" (Daily Telegraph) production of 'The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales' comes to Bristol this Christmas following its critically acclaimed premiere at Shakespeare's Globe.    

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Things I Know To Be True 

Theatre
6-10 Feb 2017

Co-directed by Frantic Assembly's Tony and Olivier Award nominated Artistic Director Scott Graham and State Theatre Company's Artistic Director Geordie Brookman, Things I Know To Be True, featuring Frantic Assembly's celebrated physicality, is a complex and intense study of the mechanics of a family that is both poetic and brutally frank.    

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Rita Sue and Bob Too

Theatre
3-7 Oct 2017

Andrea Dunbar's semi-autobiographical play, written for the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 when she was just 19, is a vivid portrait of girls caught between brutal childhood and an unpromising future, both hungry for adult adventure.

EDUCATION PACK


 

The Crucible

Theatre
8 Oct-7 Nov 2015

Written at the height of the McCarthyist witch-hunts in 1950s America, The Crucible plots the brutal self-destruction of a fragile Puritan community obsessed by the fear of witchcraft. A timeless moral parable, it has a habit of unmasking the fears and hypocrisies of any age in which it is played.

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Medusa

Studio
7-11 Jul 2015

Athens is cursed! King Theseus has only one desire: a son to inherit the throne, but every child born to him perishes after only a few hours. Despair leads Theseus to seek terrifying answers, and a truth which will bring him eye-to-eye with the most hideous creature in the ancient world - Medusa!

A brand new legend inspired by Greek myths perfect for ages 7 years and older and Key Stage 2 and 3.

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St Werburgh's new curriculum pilot

1st and 3rd July 2014

Aim of the session:
To work with a year 4 class for two afternoon sessions
To reinforce the children's learning around Anglo Saxon village life using theatre techniques.

REPORT ON ST WERBURGH'S NEW CURRICULUM PILOT


War Game

Studio
11-22 Nov 2014

War Game tells the story of the opening months of World War 1 through the eyes of a village football team who sign up, train, are despatched to the Front and then play in the famous Christmas Day match across No Man's Land.

TEACHER RESOURCE PACK


Jane Eyre

Theatre
10 Feb-29 Mar 2014

A bold and dynamic re-imagining of Brontë's timeless masterpiece presented in two parts with an ensemble cast of actors and musicians.

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Great Expectations

Theatre
27 Sep-2 Nov 2013

A strange meeting in a churchyard sets in motion a chain of events that will shower a young man with money, break his troubled heart and lead him deep into a labyrinth of deception and discovery. Great Expectations is a story about transformation, loss and - ultimately - forgiveness.

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