Lyceum Theatre comes to Kirkliston

091012  Kirkliston ps pupils work with the royal lyceum theatre.
091012 Kirkliston ps pupils work with the royal lyceum theatre.
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PUPILS at Kirkliston Primary created a whole lot of drama last month with Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre.

The theatre company visited primary six and seven classes to explore the fun of Shakespeare in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Looking at the language and using costumes from the time, ‘Project Dream’ was a great success for pupils, some of whom had never understood Shakespeare before. The company worked at putting the play into modern day language and using expressions the pupils would understand, before taking them to see a production of the play on stage. One P6 pupil said: “The 
expressions were fascinating and the 
atmosphere was electric.”