Drama News

The Pirates of the Curry Bean

6 March, 2019


This week, the Golden Age of Piracy is arriving at Merchiston, courtesy of the Drama Department. The call of the Golden Age of Piracy remains as enticing today as it [...]

Beauty and the Beast

6 December, 2018


Merchiston Drama Department undertook MTI’s version of Beauty and the Beast this week, running the musical for three days, including a matinee and two evening performances. The production, including set [...]

A Play in a Day

16 November, 2018


J4 and J5 had an amazing theatre experience on Thursday 8 November, led by Mark Hayes from Konflux Theatre company. During the first part of the morning, Mark worked with [...]

Dracula Theatre Trip

7 November, 2018

DramaSchool Trip

On Halloween night a group of 80 boys from IV to VI Form went to see a stage adaptation of Dracula at the King’s Theatre. This spooky tale was very [...]

Blood Brothers – Theatre Trip

16 March, 2018

DramaSchool TripSixth Form

The trip to the musical Blood Brothers was one of the key highlights of the Lent Term. After all the horrible weather and snow, it was good to get away [...]

Week 9 in Merchiston Juniors

12 March, 2018

AcademicCareersDramaSchool EventSchool Trip

Monday 5 – Sunday 11 March Well what a fortnight we have experienced, but there is a definite feeling of Spring in the air, and the birds seem as relieved [...]

Juniors perform The Wind in the Willows

12 March, 2018

DramaJuniorsSchool Event

After many months and weeks of learning words, songs and the rudiments of stage-craft, J4 and J5 were ready to present a musical version of Kenneth Graeme’s “The Wind in [...]

Miss Saigon theatre trip

2 February, 2018

DramaSchool Trip

Last Tuesday evening, twenty boys attended Cameron Macintosh’s touring production of the show Miss Saigon in the Festival Theatre. The visit was part of this term’s Arts Programme. The show tells [...]

Week 3 in Merchiston Juniors

29 January, 2018


We enjoyed a Burns Lunch last week in Merchiston Juniors, along with our drama rehearsals. We do love when the VI Form pupils come along to our classes and teach [...]

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