Beauty and the Beast

MORE than 70 students from Years 7 to 11  at Hanham Woods Academy presented Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Abigail Dyson, from Year 8, and Ella Reed, Year 9, shared the role of  Belle, and Adrian Korczak, Year 8, Ben Jenkins, Year 9, that of the Beast. 

It was a student-led production with pupils taking on the roles of assistant director, stage manager, lighting and sound technician, and publicity and marketing.

Nicola Hurrell, subject leader for drama and the show’s director, said:  “I am so impressed with the level of hard work, commitment and resilience students have shown throughout this production. Student leaders have really stepped up and responded to the challenge of producing a fantastic production. I am so proud of them all.”