Challenging production for school’s pupils

The next drama production will be 'Find Me' - to be staged by sixth form and GCSE drama and performing arts students. 'Find Me' is a challenging play written by in the 1970's by Olwen Wymark. It tells the real life story of Verity Taylor, a girl who grew up facing a range of emotional and psychological difficulties which were misinterpreted and mismanaged at the time. The story explores her family's struggle to find support and cope with Verity's behaviour. Our production shows four actors playing the central role, each representing a different aspect of Verity's personality. It tells the story of Verity's journey from childhood to her incarceration in Broadmoor hospital whilst still in her early twenties.''Production times: Tuesday 2nd; Wednesday 3rd and Friday 5th February at 7.30pm.'Venue: the Fanshawe Hall. Names: the blond girl at the front is Ellie Cook; left middle with straight dark hair is Lilly Ford; right middle with wavy hair is Lucy Pratt; back row is Rachael Luscombe.''All the girls play the mai

The next drama production will be 'Find Me' - to be staged by sixth form and GCSE drama and performing arts students. 'Find Me' is a challenging play written by in the 1970's by Olwen Wymark. It tells the real life story of Verity Taylor, a girl who grew up facing a range of emotional and psychological difficulties which were misinterpreted and mismanaged at the time. The story explores her family's struggle to find support and cope with Verity's behaviour. Our production shows four actors playing the central role, each representing a different aspect of Verity's personality. It tells the story of Verity's journey from childhood to her incarceration in Broadmoor hospital whilst still in her early twenties.''Production times: Tuesday 2nd; Wednesday 3rd and Friday 5th February at 7.30pm.'Venue: the Fanshawe Hall. Names: the blond girl at the front is Ellie Cook; left middle with straight dark hair is Lilly Ford; right middle with wavy hair is Lucy Pratt; back row is Rachael Luscombe.''All the girls play the mai

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Students at a north-east Derbyshire school will perform a heart-tugging production about a girl facing emotional and psychological difficulties.

The play, entitled Find Me, will be staged at Dronfield’s Henry Fanshawe School next week and involves sixth form and GCSE drama and performing arts students

This challenging play tells the story of a girl, Verity Taylor, whose behaviour was misinterpreted and mismanaged. The story explores her family’s struggle to find support and cope with Verity’s behaviour and follows her journey from childhood to her incarceration in Broadmoor hospital while still in her early twenties.

Four students - Ellie Cook, Lilly Ford, Lucy Pratt and Rachael Luscombe - play Verity at different stages from her childhood and young adulthood.

Performances are tonight (Tuesday), tomorrow and Friday, February 5, at 7.30pm in the school’s Fanshawe Hall.

Find Me was written by Olwen Wymark in the 70s.