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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Stratford Upon Avon

On Monday the 11th July, the Drama and Music Departments took a group of students to Stratford Upon Avon to watch “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. This trip was part of curriculum week where students had been exploring the play in … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery – Murder at the Panto!

Earlier this term, the main hall at Barry Comprehensive School was transformed into an elegant and stylish room for the return of the Drama Department’s Murder mystery night. This year the title of the evening was called “Murder at the … Continue reading

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Puzzlewood

Last month, the Drama Department at Barry Comprehensive School set off on an adventure to the magical and awe inspiring Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean.  This incredible location was the venue for Butterfly Theatre’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s … Continue reading

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“Oh God, sir, she’s a dish I love not!”…Much Ado About Nothing

When the dish is Shakespeare, most students love it not, unless you are a student at Barry Comprehensive School.  Recently, Barry Comprehensive School took part in the UK’s biggest youth drama festival.  A selection of students from years 11, 12 … Continue reading

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Ship Ahoy!

It’s the annual Staff and Pupil Panto at Barry Comprehensive School again! This year, inspired by the film, the cast took on “The Pirates of the Barribean”.  Clever writing and an extremely talented case of actors, sailed the Severn Estuary, … Continue reading

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The Heat was on at Barry Comprehensive School … with Miss Saigon

Students at Barry Comprehensive School put in a sizzling performance near the end of term of the smash West End show, Miss Saigon. It was a challenging task, with a powerful, emotive narrative, a demanding musical score and a set that … Continue reading

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‘Such stuff as dreams are made on…’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Barry Comprehensive School

Ok, ok, Shakespeare buffs will know that the quote is lifted from The Tempest, but those who watched Barry Comprehensive School’s version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will know that the quote is very apt as our KS3 drama club … Continue reading

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SURVIVORS

On June 18th and 19th the main Atrium at Barry Comprehensive School was transformed into the post apocalyptic world of the “SURVIVORS”. This GCSE Drama production was performed by Year 10 students and featured year 7 and 11 students in … Continue reading

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