Drama

Remove IGCSE Scripted Drama

On Wednesday 15th June 2022, Remove pupils (Year 10) performed their IGCSE Scripted Drama pieces to a small audience of their peers. Each of these pieces displayed the pupils’ commitment, creativity and control as they used a variety of techniques, such as stylised movement, to convey the story.   There were two performances by two […]

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Help Desk | Year 7 and Year 8 Drama

Throughout the Summer Term, Year 7 and Year 8 pupils have been working hard during their Friday afternoon activity sessions to create a marvellous performance of Help Desk. This play is a comedy that tells the story of multiple help desks which have very unhelpful operators and sometimes occasionally bizarre customers. After weeks of working […]

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Theatre in Education | Shell

On Friday 10th June 2022, the Shell Drama pupils received a visit from Nursery pupils, as part of a Theatre in Education topic that the Shell pupils have been learning. The Shell pupils all dressed up as characters from well known Fairy Tales, such as Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs.    […]

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Goodnight Princess | Year 3

Throughout the Summer Term, the Year 3 pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia have been working hard to produce a wonderful show, Goodnight Princess, which they performed to their Year 4 peers on Tuesday 7th June 2022.    The play is about a princess who cannot get to sleep, so she asks her Magic Mirror and […]

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Shell Drama Inside Out Promenade

Throughout the year, the Drama Department has ensured that the creativity and magic of the performing arts continues to benefit pupils in the College. One way in which they have adapted their performances is by creating promenade performances where the audience walks through the experience as dramatic scenes are enacted around them. On Friday 13th […]

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Year 5 & 6 Greek Myths Performance

Over the course of the Lent Term, Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have been working hard in their drama activity sessions to create and rehearse a retelling of two Greek Myths; Pandora’s Box and Theseus and the Minotaur. The set design was done by the MCM Awards activity group, who used old boxes as […]

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The Litter Muncher | Year 2

During the course of the Lent Term, Year 2 pupils have been preparing a production of the “Litter Muncher.” This play is about a little machine called the Litter Muncher who spends all day picking up the rubbish from the villagers of the Lazy Daisy Village. One day, the Litter Muncher falls asleep and the […]

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The Tin Forest Experience

This term, Year 3 has been reading The Tin Forest by Helen Ward. This is a book about a wasteland, full of discarded metal, where an old man lives, but he dreams of a forest. The old man creates a forest out of the tin and one day wakes to find a real forest in […]

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Penang Promenade Project | Senior School

Throughout the Lent Term, members of the Senior School have been working with the Drama and Art Department to create an outstanding piece of interactive theatre. Inspired by the vibrancy and diversity of Historic George Town in Penang, the pupils have worked to recreate a street from the city in the Drama Theatre. Upon entering […]

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Macbeth | Senior Drama

Over the past few weeks, pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia have been working alongside Butterfly Theatre Company to produce a stunning version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.    The traditional medieval Macbeth has been given a twist in this retelling, with the play set during wartime. Macbeth, suffering from battle fatigue, shell shock, and post-traumatic stress, is […]

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