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LAMDA SENIOR SHOWCASE

6 May 22

Students from Years 10 to 12 took part in the LAMDA Senior Showcase this week, performing to staff and parents on stage at The Seckford Theatre.  Our Head of LAMDA, Susan Lockwood, reported on the evening’s entertainment. 

The audience was transported through a journey of time starting with Greeks and Antigone and ending with Jessica Swales Blue Stockings.  

In the intermission we had a political speech on behalf of the Ape party given by Year 10’s Harry and a taste of Indian cookery from Year 12’s Khushi. 

Year 10’s James and Year 11’s Oliver transported us to the Greeks times, while Year 11’s Kitt and Year 10’s Eveny provided laughter through the writing of Oscar Wilde. 

Year 10’s Alexander and Phoebe took us to London in the 1920s with Present Laughter Pygmalion played by Year 11’s Tabitha and Evelyn, which was later turned into the film My Fair Lady

Next we were taken on a journey to Italy in Daughters of Venice, performed by Year 11’s James and Oliver;  with Year 11’s Mae and Lala performed a gripping scene set in a women’s prison called Mercy Fine

Then we were off to Brighton in the 1960s for One Man Two Governors, an American apartment in Precious Little Talent performed by Eveny. 

We were also treated to a performance of Laura Wade’s Riot Club, performed by Year 11’s Oliver and Year 10’s James. 

Finishing with Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale, set in 1896 in Cambridge university the first college to admit women,  This was thoughtfully performed by Year 11’s Tabitha Knight and Evelyn.       

Well done to everyone who performed, thank you to those who attended and we look forward to the Junior Showcase which takes place next Thursday, 12 May; our very own Woodbridge Fringe Festival! 

LAMDA classes are open to all, if you’re interested in joining or just finding out more about what we do, please contact slockwood@woodbridgeschool.org.uk .  Lessons are not only good fun, but great for budding actors , building confidence and helping with building confidence to speak in public. 

Susan Lockwood 
Head of LAMDA 

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