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Billy Elliot the Musical

On Monday the 10th July, the curtain was raised on this year’s school production of Billy Elliot the Musical. For the first time ever, the school decided to perform the show over 4 nights and each and every night was … Continue reading

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The Panto that goes Wrong

This year’s Barry Comprehensive School pantomime, “The Panto that goes Wrong”, was set in a fictional school in a fictional town, somewhere in Wales. Any similarities to real people or situations were purely coincidental.  Honestly! The performance focused on a … 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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The Yellow Brick Road

On the 10th and 11th December, the school hall was transformed into the magical land of OZ for this year’s Christmas pantomime “The Yellow Brick Road”. The script (written by Mr Ian Piekielniak) was loosely based upon “The Wizard of … Continue reading

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

At the end of term Barry Comprehensive Schools Creative Arts faculty put on a production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. Performed in front of sold out audiences over three nights, the cast of year 7- 13 pupils wowed … Continue reading

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Two Nights of Talent – Music and Drama Showcase

The Performing Arts Faculty at Barry Comprehensive School once again showed the wealth of talent that is alive within the school, as pupils from across the age ranges staged fantastic shows, over two wonderful evenings of music and performance.

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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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