Thorpe House News

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui – a runaway success!

On Friday and Saturday evening all who attended The Beacon Centre Theatre were treated to an outstanding performance of Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Brecht’s classic satire, set in 1950s Chicago, was performed expertly by our senior boys who produced two performances that belied their youthful years. Jack Breith’s portrayal of…

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

This term the Seniors’ and Miss Smith have been working hard on a production of Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’. The play is a satirical allegory of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party prior to World War II. The action follows the life of Arturo Ui, a fictional 1930s…

Works of art by Art Club

Art Club have produced some beautiful creations this term with Mrs Vos. Before half term they looked art the work Eduardo Paolozzi, an artist fascinated with man’s relationship with machines. Years 4-6 created mechanical abstract works that resembled the inner working of a machine and Years 1-2 created robot figures.  This half of the term the boys have been…