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English Trips

In addition to the annual trip to Stratford-upon-Avon in Year 7, we aim to take every boy at Lanesborough to a live theatre performance as part of the English curriculum. This is a list of the plays attended over past years:

2017/2018
Year 3:

Snow Queen (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
Treasure Island (Lanesborough)
RGS Touring Drama Show (Lanesborough)
Year 5:
The Tempest (Young Shakespeare Company)
Treasure Island (Lanesborough)
Year 6:
The Tempest (Young Shakespeare Company)
Year 7:
Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
Iolanthe (with Music Department) and backstage tour (London Coliseum)

2016/2017
Year 3:
Babe, the Sheep Pig (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
The Wind in the Willows (Rose Theatre, Kingston)
Year 5:
Young Shakespeare Company 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Old Gym, Lanesborough)
Peter Pan (Olivier Theatre, NT, London
Year 6:
Young Shakespeare Company 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Old Gym, Lanesborough)
Year 7:
Julius Caesar (RST, Stratford)
Year 8:
Much Ado About Nothing (Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London)

2015/2016
Year 3:

Beauty and the Beast (Polka) 
Year 4:
Workshop and Greek Myths (Unicorn Theatre)
Year 5:
Macbeth (Young Shakespeare Company)
The Tiger’s Bones and other Stories (Polka Theatre)
Year 6:
Macbeth (Young Shakespeare Company)
Goodnight Mr Tom (New Victoria Theatre)
Year 7:
Don Quixote (RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

2014/2015
Year 3:
The Twits (Royal Court Theatre) 
Year 4:
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (Rose Theatre, Kingston
Year 5:
Operation Magic Carpet (Polka Theatre)
Year 6:
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Young Shakespeare Company)
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Rose Theatre, Kingston)
Year 7:
The Merchant of Venice and backstage tour (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
Treasure Island and backstage tour (Olivier, National Theatre)

2013/2014
Year 3:
Alice in Wonderland (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
"Email and the Detectives" (Olivier, NT)
Year 5:
"The Tempest" (YSC at school)
"Charlie & the Chocolate Factory" (Drury Lane)
Year 6:
 "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (Drury Lane)
"The Tempest" (YSC at school)
"Romeo and Juliet" (YSC at school Shakespeare’s 450th birthday)
Year 7:
"Romeo and Juliet" (YSC at school Shakespeare’s 450th birthday)
"Comedy of Errors" (Rose)
Year 8:
"Romeo and Juliet" (YSC at school Shakespeare’s 450th birthday)

2012/2013
Year 3:
“Wind in the Willows” (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
"Wind in the Willows" (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 5:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
“Tom's Midnight Garden” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 6:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
"Private Peaceful" (Haymarket Theatre)
Year 7:
“Hamlet” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
“Goodnight, Mr. Tom” (Ambassadors Theatre)

2011/2012
Year 3:
“Charlotte's Web” (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
"The Fireworkmaker's Daughter" (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 5:
“Macbeth” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
“A Twist of Gold” (Polka Theatre)
Year 6:
“Macbeth” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
"Matilda" (Cambridge Theatre)
Year 7:
“Comedy of Errors” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

2010/2011
Year 3:
“The Snow Queen” (Polka Theatre)
Year 5:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
“The Jungle Book” (Richmond Theatre)
Year 6:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Company at School)
"The Machine Gunners" (Polka Theatre)
Year 7:
“Romeo and Juliet” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
"The Garbage King" (The Unicorn Theatre)

2009/2010
Year 3:

“James and the Giant Peach” (Polka Theatre)
Year 5:
“Macbeth” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“Skellig” (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre)
Year 6:
“Macbeth” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
"Skellig" (The Rose Theatre)
Year 7:
“Romeo and Juliet” (Courtyard Theatre, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
"Nation" (The National Theatre)

2008/2009
Year 3:

“The Jungle Book” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 4:
“The Jungle Book” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 5:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“The Jungle Book” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 6:
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
"Why the Whales Came" (The Hawth Theatre)
Year 7:
"Macbeth" (The National Theatre)
“The Winter's Tale” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
"War Horse" (The National Theatre)
"Rigoletto" (Royal Opera House) and visit to the Globe Theatre

2007/2008
Year 3:

“Tasty Tales” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 4:
“Danny, Champion of the World” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 5:
“Hamlet” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“Monkey” (Polka Theatre)
Year 6:
“Hamlet” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
Year 7:
“The Taming of the Shrew” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
"The Magic Flute" (Royal Opera House) and visit to the Globe Theatre

2006/2007
Year 3
:
“The Borrowers” (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Year 4:
“Kensuke’s Kingdom” (Bloomsbury Theatre)
Year 5:
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“Watership Down” (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Year 6:
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
Year 8:
“Coram Boy” (Royal National Theatre)

2005/2006
Year 3:

“The Magic Carpet” (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Year 4:
“Wind in the Willows” (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Year 5:
“Hamlet” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“Tintin” (Barbican Theatre)
Year 6:
“Hamlet” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“The Odyssey” (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Year 7:
“Romeo and Juliet” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
“Coram Boy” (Royal National Theatre)

2004/2005
Year 3:

“The Mouse Queen” (Polka Theatre)
Year 4:
“Bad Girls” (Polka Theatre)
Year 5:
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“The Fireworkmaker’s Daughter” (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Year 6:
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Young Shakespeare Co at School)
“Dazzling Medusa” (Polka Theatre)
Year 7:
“Twelfth Night” (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Year 8:
“Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat” (Richmond Theatre)
 

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