Secondary & FE

Two students performing on stage, knelt and sat down facing one another, with 3 kegs behind them.

Our flagship Shakespeare programme created with Contender Charlie provides an action-packed introduction to Shakespeare for KS3 audiences. These thrilling theatrical experiences aim to help young people better understand themselves, society and the world around us through additional activities in the theatre and classroom.

All our other productions are suitable for 14+ and delve into social and/or political themes that may ignite discussion and debate in your KS4 & KS5 students.

Alongside productions, we also offer workshops and online resources to help support students to deepen their understanding of the professional theatre industry – opening up the theatre processes of performers, directors, writers, designers and producers.

For further information about upcoming tour dates and the education programmes that accompany them, please get in touch with [email protected], or visit our show pages.

Wuthering Heights Education Offer

A group of 5 actors, posed in front of a painted backdrop. To the left, another actor is peering into frame. The text reads ‘Wuthering Heights’

Wuthering Heights is currently on tour, including performances at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Oxford Playhouse, Warwick Arts Centre, Rose Theatre, Kingston and Northern Stage. Click here to visit the show page for more information.

Teaching Resource Packs

Key stages: KS4 & KS5 (GCSE / A Level)
Subjects: Drama, English Literature

Available to support with:

  • analysing and interpreting the live performance
  • exploring methods and techniques within the production and ways into devising
  • the process of interpreting a classic novel and shaping meaning from text

The resources offer students access to behind-the-scenes materials and the processes of making the show. They explain the company’s artistic intentions and approach to adapting the novel as well as the social and cultural context for the adaptation. They contain a synopsis of the show, background information, video interviews with cast and creative team as well as practical activities connected to the Drama and English Lit syllabi.

Click here to view and download the Drama resource.

Click here to view and download the English resource.

Click here to watch the cast and creative team interview videos.

★★★★★ ‘I couldn’t help but think how this would be an incredibly compelling piece of theatre to study as part of a drama syllabus’ – Lauren in Leicester

If you have any questions or for more information, please email [email protected]

Practical Workshop

Key stages: KS4 & KS5 (GCSE / A Level)
Subjects: Drama, English Literature

School workshops will be available to schools in areas the show is touring to in April, May and June (limited availability).

These workshops will explore themes, characters and extracts from Wuthering Heights. Students will gain insight into Inspector Sands’ artistic approach and theatrical style as well as the making process of their adaptation of Wuthering Heights.

In the course of this two hour workshop, students will learn to devise an original performance piece using key moments from Wuthering Heights as a stimulus. Students will also explore Inspector Sands’ unique devising methods, which will equip them with new skills in performance, directing and critical analysis.

★★★★★ ‘Inspector Sands’ fresh take on the literary classic is sure to make it more appealing to audiences young and old.’ – West End Best Friend

Email [email protected] to find out more.

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