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English Blog: Shadows and Tall Trees
Rosalie, a pupil in the 12s, explains why she was gripped by the recent dramatisation of William Goldings's Lord of the Flies in the school theatre
Author: Digby Don
A Twenties Twelfth Night
English teacher, Digby Don finds overtones of both The Great Gatsby and Casablanca in Harrodian's daring period setting of Twelfth Night
Author: Digby Don
Oedipus Rex review: Truth Hurts
Mr Don watched the 15s perform Oedipus Rex and was left wondering why it is that humankind is so preocuppied in finding the truth
Author: Digby Don
Excursions in English: Hail Caesar!
Julius Caesar at the Bridge is a great example of an 'immersive' production...
Author: Digby Don
Excursions in English: Inside the Snow Globe
Digby Don and a group of hardy 12s watch Shakespeare defeat the Beast from the East at the Globe Theatre
Author: Digby Don
Public Speaking Competition
Lower Sixth former, Alexandra was asked to judge the 12s and 13s Public Speaking prize and came away thoroughly impressed ...
Author: Digby Don
Excursions in English: Frankenstein's birthday
The Royal Institution celebrated the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' with a panel discussion exploring its current relevance. English teacher, Digby Don took his Sixth Formers along...
Author: Digby Don