School Production

School musical - Matilda  - March 2023

After many months of rehearsal, the cast of Matilda Jr stepped onto the stage in the main hall on the 29th and 30th of March. Starting with a dress rehearsal performance to over 100 students from Medmerry and Seal primaries, the cast immediately put on their best show faces (and costumes) and wowed the crowd. After each segment of the acrobat story there were cries of "But what happens next!" and by the end of the show the young audience were clapping and singing along with a roof raising rendition of 'Revolting Children'. 

The cast then prepared for two nights of performances to parents and peers. Nerves were running high but all our aspiring actors and actresses gave both shows their maximum enthusiasm and this was eagerly matched by the audience response.

After seeing his first Academy show, Mr Searley was blown away saying "I had no idea what a talented bunch we have!". Parents, carers and pupils were equally impressed by their friends and children, whether giggling at Henrick's Mr Wormwood peroxide misfortune, Liam's Bruce guzzling chocolate cake or being swept away by the songs of Ms. Honey played by Helen.

The production team are very proud of every member of the cast and thank them for all their time and effort in putting on this spectacular show! Special mention goes to our fantastic Matilda, played by Daisy, who came to every rehearsal with a smile and already knew her words and songs! 

We hope you all remember the Smell of Rebellion, you Maggots! 

Panto - February 2022

Camelot the Panto is the story of Arthur’s marriage to Guinevere. With the help of his trusty friend Laughalot the Jester, his nanny Nurse Connie, his father King Uther and the (ancient) Merlin the wizard, Arthur is able to thwart the evil Morgan le Fey’s plan to marry Guinevere off to Valerin the Vicious against her will. Valerin’s ‘mighty’ army consisting of Marlon the Knight, Garlon the Invisible Knight and Valerin’s Mum just isn’t up to the task!

A dress rehearsal matinée was performed on Wednesday 16th February to an appreciative audience of Year 3s from Medmerry Primary School as well as residents and staff from the Old Malthouse. The show was performed ‘for one night only’ to a paying audience in the school’s main hall.

Mrs Hopkins, Mr Jackson and Mr Harrison would like to congratulate the cast and crew on an incredible performance and commend them on their hard work and dedication to bring this show to the stage.