The 6th form drama group and Y10 English Literature group were taken to watch Romeo and Juliet at the West Yorkshire Playhouse recently. Although the play was true to Shakespeare’s script, the production was modernised. It was a successful adaptation—in particular a sword fight was replaced by a boxing match—as we were able to understand the play in a more relevant context. By the end of the play, we forgot that the words were hundreds of years old!

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Romeo and Juliet