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An Evening of Mark Twain

Well Done Year 8!


Watching Year 8 perform last night, it was hard to believe that just two short weeks ago, the boys were celebrating the end of their Common Entrance exams with a barbecue.  In those subsequent two weeks, they set about an intense period of rehearsal which culminated in their performances of three short adaptations of some of Mark Twain's lesser known work.

8L thrilled us with a version of 'The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg', a tale which exposed a 'not so perfect village' swept away by greed and temptation.  80 put on a powerful performance of 'The Prince and the Pauper', which explores identity and injustice and 8C gave us 'Snowbound', a somewhat humorous tale of some passengers left to fight for their lives when a freezing train comes to a standstill.  The spooky musical accompaniment to 'Snowbound' was composed entirely by of one of our Year 7 boys and we were also treated to some other fine music, performed by our Year 8s.

In addition to those who acted and provided musical accompaniment, other boys worked tirelessly to pull the performances together behind the scenes, and what a brilliant job they did!

Congratulations Year 8 boys for an amazing dramatic performance. Mark Twain would have been proud!




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