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Category Archives: Drama

A Midsummer Success!

Written on May 23, 2014 at 11:37 am, by

Our Upper Prep pupils performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to a full audience of proud parents on Wednesday evening and last night. Deputy Head, Mrs Collin said, ‘What a superb piece of theatre. The casting was spot on and every pupil gave an excellent performance. The costumes, scenery and effects were all fantastic. Well done  Continue Reading »

Midsummer Is On It’s Way!

Written on May 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm, by

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd May 7.00pm With less than two weeks until Upper Prep’s performances of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ our pupils are working in their rehearsals. Mischievous hobgoblins, fairies, feisty kings and queens, a foolish donkey and of course love struck youngsters are just some of the characters you’ll  Continue Reading »

Down The Rabbit Hole

Written on April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am, by

After months of working together on Mrs Richard’s wonderfully original play ‘Jabberwocky’, the time finally came for the entire cast – ranging from those in Year 7 right up to the sixth formers – to perform it. And perform it we did. Everybody, from the actors to the stage management, put in their absolute all.  Continue Reading »

WANTED: For tea smuggling

Written on March 21, 2014 at 12:43 pm, by

Our Senior School play, Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, takes place at Norwich Puppet Theatre next Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March at 7.30pm. Jenny Richards, our talented director of drama, has adapted and directed the play – and it promises to be another fantastic HOHS production. Tickets are available from the school reception or call  Continue Reading »

Jabberwocky – Senior School Play

Written on March 14, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

Norwich Puppet Theatre, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th March 7.30pm. Tickets available from reception – £8 adults/ £6 concessions – please call 01603 810390 or call in. Hethersett Old Hall School’s Senior School Play returns. Did Alice Jabberwocky really turn bad when she fell down the hole and landed in Wonderland? Is the Mad Hatter really selling tea illegally  Continue Reading »

Highlights for 2013

Written on February 20, 2014 at 10:45 am, by

Our annual yearbook ‘Highlights’ has just been published for 2013 and provides a overview of events, news and activities that took place at HOHS last year from January to December. You can download a pdf copy here or please call Mrs Borrer, Registrar, on 01603 810390 if you would like to be sent a printed  Continue Reading »

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Written on June 17, 2013 at 10:59 am, by

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Written on June 17, 2013 at 10:28 am, by

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Rehearsals underway for

Written on April 15, 2013 at 9:18 am, by

With only five weeks to go, rehearsals for the Preparatory School annual production are now underway. All pupils in Years 3-6 are busy learning lines and singing the catchy tunes from the musical play ‘’ in which Alice slips from the pages of the well-known story into a website. Just as the original story, set in Victorian times, the new  Continue Reading »

Taken By Storm – review of the Senior School Play

Written on March 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm, by

Our annual Senior School play took the Norwich Puppet Theatre by storm on 14th-15th March. Jenny Richards, our talented Director of Drama, told us how Hethersett Old Hall School’s performance of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ came to fruition. ‘When Mr Crump first asked me to direct The Tempest as the school play, I was filled with much trepidation. The  Continue Reading »