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Category Archives: Drama - Page 2

‘The Tempest’ Photographs

Written on March 18, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by

The official professional photographs of our senior school production ‘The Tempest’, which were taken at the dress rehearsal on Thursday, are now available to view. Visit Shutters Photographers website at and go to the Client Viewing area. Select the ‘Access Gallery’ tab and you will need to enter a client’s code, which pupils should have already received  Continue Reading »

‘Les Filles’ Performed for Our Girls!

Written on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 am, by

Our senior school students recently watched a touring play in French called ‘Les Filles’ that was performed in school. Sienna Sexton (9C) wrote a review. “The cast of two performed a play about a boy and his complicated relationship with his mother and three girls. The actors made it very clear and easy to understand by their use  Continue Reading »

Pupils enjoy Spanish theatre group

Written on March 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm, by

On Thursday 28th February students studying Spanish watched a play performed by a visiting theatre group entitled, ‘El Campamento’ (The Campsite). It was really funny and some pupils had the opportunity to participate in the play. We found it easy to follow because the actors used lots of gestures and there was a lot of  Continue Reading »

Rehearsals for the senior school play, The Tempest

Written on February 14, 2013 at 5:16 pm, by

Rehearsals are now well underway for the upcoming Senior School production of The Tempest. Mrs Richards says the play is suitable for all ages, and it would be lovely to see some of our preparatory school pupils in the audience who have studied the play recently. Don’t forget to buy your tickets from the school office.  Continue Reading »

The Tempest coming soon….

Written on January 24, 2013 at 3:05 pm, by

Our famous senior school production is back! Thursday 14th March and Friday 15th March; please save the dates. Everyone is trying so hard to put on yet another outstanding performance at Norwich’s Puppet Theatre. Mrs Richards has mixed up William Shakespeare’s The Tempest; we are starting to see brilliant results, with some dazzling dancing and some exciting music.  Continue Reading »

Preparatory School Nativity Performance

Written on December 12, 2012 at 10:40 am, by

Our preparatory school pupils, from the nursery to Year 3, performed their nativity play ‘Christmas with the Aliens’ in front of a large and very enthusiastic audience in the Barn yesterday afternoon. All our girls and boys delivered a fantastic performance, with some wonderful acting, singing and dancing along the way. Well done to all involved – especially  Continue Reading »

A Level drama students need an audience!

Written on November 22, 2012 at 3:09 pm, by

Our A2 drama students will be performing their devised piece in the Barn next Wednesday evening, and they need you as an audience! Kelsey, Rebekah and Holly will be performing ‘Lewis Cubed’, which will be assessed as an examination piece and count towards their final A Level result. The devised piece is based on Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice In  Continue Reading »

Tweet us and Like us!

Written on November 19, 2012 at 11:13 am, by

You may or may not be aware that Hethersett Old Hall School has a busy presence on Facebook and Twitter. Why not ‘Like us’ on Facebook,, and get updates on everything that happens at our school. Find us here.   We’re also active on Twitter, Do follow us at @HOHS_tweets and comment on and retweet all the fantastic things  Continue Reading »

“The Tempest” senior school production

Written on November 15, 2012 at 12:13 pm, by

Rehearsals for the senior school play are now in full swing. A cast of twenty-five girls, from Years 8-13, will be performing Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at the Norwich Puppet Theatre next year, from Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th March. The production does have an alternative title, “All Shook Up”. As you would expect from Mrs Richards, our director  Continue Reading »

“Shoe News” performed by drama students

Written on November 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm, by

Our GCSE drama students in Year 11 presented their devised thematic exam yesterday in the Barn. Their performance will go towards their final GCSE grade. “Show News” was created by the students and based on the theme of shoes. Our Year 10 audience thoroughly enjoyed watching their fellow students perform. Well done to Yasi Cheshem-Panam, Erica Nunney,  Continue Reading »