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KS3 English - Much Ado at Brays Grove

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Summary

Students from Brays Grove Community School join forces with MOPA theatre company to perform a 15-minute version of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.

Volunteers from Year 9 take on the roles of Don John and Dogberry, whilst exploring themes of evil, comedy and love in the process. Actor Steve Brownlie speaks of the love interest provided by Claudio, Hero, Benedick and Beatrice.

While only a few words from the actual text are used, students are encouraged to express their reaction to events in their own language.

Published : Dec 2007

15 mins

Roles

Secondary Teacher

Subjects

Secondary English

Drama

Literature

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