Behind the music of The Road To Glory

Behind the music of The Road To Glory

Music composer David Lewington wrote the enchanting music for The Berry Theatre’s specially-commissioned play The Road To Glory, which tells the little-known story of Hampshire’s role in the now legendary Battle of Agincourt. Here, in this 60-second style interview,...
Shakespearience 2015: Learning From The Professionals

Shakespearience 2015: Learning From The Professionals

As part of the Shakespearience 2015: Henry V project, we took the cast to see the live streaming of the RSC’s Henry V at The Point in Eastleigh. For most, this was the first time they had been to see a Shakespeare play and, at more than three hours long, it took a...
Shakespearience 2015: Commitment and Enthusiasm

Shakespearience 2015: Commitment and Enthusiasm

Last week, we started our rehearsals for Henry V with an enthusiastic cast of Year 9 students, many of whom did not know each other. We started with some games and exercises to create a strong ensemble and, by the end of the first rehearsal, there was already a real...
Shakespearience 2015: Who Will Play Henry V?

Shakespearience 2015: Who Will Play Henry V?

In the last week, I have visited all of our participating schools to deliver workshops to Year 9 students designed to get them excited about Shakespeare and to remove some of the fear and intimidation that comes with studying Shakespeare’s plays in school. As a former...