Thus Ed Tarling’s sinister gatekeeper greeted the audience of the Lower Sixth’s powerful and chilling performance of 'Electra', performed in the style of the avant-garde immersive theatre company, Punchdrunk.
It was fantastic to welcome nearly 70 young musicians from Shropshire and further afield to our inaugural Symphonic Sunday on 29th September.
The Drama Faculty’s ‘Underground’ season began this week with Harry Waterworth’s production of 'Amadeus' in the intimate and subterranean surroundings of Drama Studio 2.
An exhibition of postcard-sized original artworks by former and current pupils and members of staff has raised a magnificent £2,000 for Shrewsbury House (the Shewsy), the School's youth centre in Everton, Liverpool.
The annual New Entrants' Concert at Shrewsbury has become a much-anticipated event, and this year’s was no exception.
It’s been an astonishing year of drama. Yet Helen Brown’s troupe of star players had plenty of wow left in the tank to deliver the school play, A Matter of Life and Death, with remarkable style, accomplishmen...
A selection of photos from this year's powerful Salopian Week Play, 'A Matter of Life and Death' by Emma Rice.
This year’s Summer Organ Recitals have blasted off with suitable fanfare, fizz and a fond farewell.
Following on from films showcasing the academic and pastoral life of the School, we are excited to launch the third in our series focusing on the co-curricular life of Shrewsbury.
School Firsts are one of the highest honours at Shrewsbury, rewarding pupils who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to School life. They are awarded each term by a committee of Upper Sixth Formers.
The Dance Showcase on 15th May was a joy to behold - as Dr Helen Brown, Director of Drama, describes...
The Grove treated audiences in the Ashton Theatre to "a delightfully wacky" and vastly entertaining all-female production of Twelfth Night last week. Review by Mr Hudson.
With genuine twins, fabulous dance moves and Third Formers impersonating a shrubbery, The Grove's House Play was a rare treat!
With ravishing musicality and irrepressible 'joie de vivre', Shrewsbury School musicians took London by storm as maestro John Moore bade an unforgettable goodbye to the Cadogan.
Director of Drama Helen Brown reviews Churchill's house play - a powerful and cleverly contemporary production of 'Macbeth', performed over two evenings last week in the Ashton Theatre.
This week, the Art Faculty.
Shrewsbury choristers and musicians hit all the right notes as they travelled to sing Evensong at Chester Cathedral this week.
Queues of eager theatre-goers waited expectantly, a-buzz at the prospect of the hottest ticket in town; others arrived in the vain hope of securing a much-coveted return...
The annual Wind Prize competition took place on Sunday 10th February - and what a competition it proved to be!
Archie Eyre (Rb L6) paid tribute to Old Salopian Charles Darwin on the 210th anniversary of his birth (12th February 1809) with an excerpt from John Stanley's Trumpet Voluntary.
This year's School musical, Andrew Lloyd-Webber's 'Jesus Christ Superstar', was a rip-roaring success...
Many congratulations to cellist Janet Li (M), who has achieved a superb result in her Trinity Guildhall Diploma. This is a significant achievement for any musician, but for a Fourth Former it is particularly remarkable.
An insight from members of the cast into the challenges, rewards - and a few of the dance moves - involved in Shrewsbury School's keenly anticipated production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.
Thanks and congratulations to all 45 pupils who took part in the Singing Competition on Sunday 25th January all for an extremely enjoyable, entertaining and impressive afternoon of music.
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