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The arts

Video

Behind the scenes at the TSS and St Hilda's School production of Oliver!

Check out what students, staff and parents from The Southport School and St Hilda’s School said on the opening night of their latest collaboration – a production of Oliver! The coming-of-age stage musical, Oliver!, is based upon the 1838 novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens: “I’m nervous and excited because we’ve worked so hard for this. Twelve months of planning and eight months of just practise and practise. I’m sure we’ve got this,” said TSS student Max Scott

News

How I found my voice – with the help of a beanbag frog

“But, on the stage of the Coliseum, dressed for the set of Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore in corset and massive hoop skirt, with ringlets and ridiculous blue bonnet on my head, I really did fill the theatre with my voice. I am so thankful that I saw that article in The Guardian, and that I exchanged the claustrophobic confines of my comfort zone for an expansive space of freedom and joy,” says The Rev’d Dr Ellen Clark-King

Reflections

Is beauty in the (he)art of the beholder?

“What really interests me is that, given our notions of beauty might be different from person to person or culture to culture, the presence of God can be found in all kinds of situations, places, people, artworks, and music,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College