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The Highwayman
The 18th Century tragic tale of love jealousy and bravery


  
Mrs Merryweather is back with a new dramatic re-telling to enthral her audiences at the Old Halls Theatre.

  Using the children as her actors, with costume, set, props and sound effects, Mrs Merryweather will bring to life the dramatic poem by Arthur Noyes

  By engaging with the poem in dramatic form the children will learn about historical context, plot, character, language, rhythm, sound and dramatic tension.

Ancient Egypt

What teachers say: "So many aspects of the poem were covered and it was brought to life. Fits into our NS literacy unit brilliantly".
Beth Prihar, Claygate Primary School.

What the children say: “I liked the poem The Highwayman, but you have made it ten times better!” “The costumes for us were really good, so were the props and scenery.”
Year 5 children, Bursted Wood Primary School

This show lasts one hour and is suitable for up to 120 children
in a hall or other large space



 



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