Drama News

Lord of the Flies

Tuesday 4 December 2018
Our middle school boys have been hard at work this term, creating a highly stylised production of Lord of the Flies.  More...

Loserville cast take a masterclass from EastEnders actor Aaron Sidwell

Thursday 29 November 2018
The cast of Abingdon and St Helen’s joint production of Loserville was very lucky to have a masterclass with actor Aaron Sidwell, who played lead character Michael Dork in the original production. More...

Abingdon and the Great War

Friday 9 November 2018
Abingdon and the Great War, presented by six senior drama students on the eve of the School's Remembrance Day ceremonies, told the story of the Abingdon School community during World War 1. More...

Drama News

Tuesday 6 November 2018
We have two exciting drama productions to look forward to. More...

Hats off to our GCSE Drama students!

Monday 12 March 2018
It may look like a police line-up but in fact it’s a set of mugshots that were taken as part of the new GCSE Drama performance exam that took place in the Abingdon Drama Studio last Friday. More...

Fiddler on the Roof

Tuesday 6 February 2018
The third of three senior productions this term took place at St Helen's last week. More...

Before Sunrise

Thursday 1 February 2018
‘Before Sunrise’ is a 1995 Richard Linklater film. Adapted for the stage and directed with great skill by OA Ash Verjee, this was a thoroughly charming production staged at the St Helen’s Studio Theatre. More...

A Matter of Life and Death

Tuesday 30 January 2018
The first of this term’s two joint senior drama productions took place in the Amey Theatre last week. More...

Lower School and Third Year Productions

Monday 4 December 2017
Members of Lower School and the Third Year presented two specially commissioned plays to great acclaim in the Amey Theatre on Thursday and Friday last week. More...

Exciting Drama Opportunities for 2017/18

Monday 2 October 2017
A challenging and diverse range of productions are being offered by the drama department over the course of this school year with six shows set to take place. More...

One Day Film School

One Day Film School

Friday 23 June 2017
Lower school boys today took part in the One Day Film School. More...

Two truths and lie

L6 Drama and Theatre students devise four new plays

Wednesday 24 May 2017
This time of year sees many drama students switching attention from the stage to the page as exams kick in, but L6th A Level students have been active recently creating four new plays for audiences in the St Helen's studio theatre. More...

Success for OA Actor

Sunday 12 February 2017
Congratulations to 2013 OA and RADA final year acting student Chris (now Kit) Young whose performance in the first UK production of Blues for an Alabama Sky has impressed the Guardian's theatre reviewer. More...

London Road

London Road

Wednesday 8 February 2017
Last week, senior pupils from Abingdon and St Helen's staged Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork's musical London Road in the Amey Theatre to great acclaim. More...

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Wednesday 1 February 2017
Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing – A Joint Senior Production between St Helen and St Katharine and Abingdon School. More...

Lower School Drama Production

Lower School and Third Year Drama Productions

Monday 5 December 2016
The Lower School and third year drama productions shared the stage of the Amey Theatre over two nights in early December, generating a warm glow among all those lucky enough to witness them. More...

Stage Combat Workshop

Stage Combat Workshop

Thursday 3 November 2016
Yesterday, all 2nd year pupils enjoyed a chance to work with stage combat expert Kev McCurdy, fight director for the National Theatre, the RSC and the Globe. More...

Amey Theatre Technical Crew Trip to the National Theatre

Amey Theatre Technical Crew Trip to the National Theatre

Wednesday 6 July 2016
Nine pupils from the Amey Theatre Technical Crew went on a trip to London. More...

OA Receives Glowing Reviews of His Production ‘Bug’

Tuesday 19 April 2016
Simon Evans (OA 2002) has received glowing reviews of his production of "Bug" in a new theatre located in the former Central St Martin's School of Art in London's West End. More...

 AS Theatre Studies Exam Plays

AS Theatre Studies Exam Plays

Tuesday 15 March 2016
Last night, sixth form students from Abingdon and St Helen's were involved in the first three of six plays being staged this week as part of the AS Theatre Studies exam. More...

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