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The Clwyd Theatr Cymru production of 'To Kill a Mocking Bird'.

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Coursework December 29 To Kill a Mocking Bird At 12.20pm on Tuesday, the 20th November 2001, pupils from years ten and eleven, including myself made their way to Theatre Gwynedd (Bangor) to watch, the Clwyd Theatr Cymru production of 'To Kill a Mocking Bird .The theatre was packed with children from different schools. Harper Lee wrote the novel but Christopher Sergel adapted it into the play. The story was narrated by Scout - (stage name) Catrin Rhys and was about a small proportion of her childhood in Alabama., where the play was also set .The play was performed on a proscenium arch stage, with a slight thrust and the production was suited to this type of play as there was enough room for the actors to perform to the best of their abilities. ...read more.


Outdoor scenes were represented by the use of plants and autumnal colours such as beiges and browns simulated sunsets. As the play was set in the nineteen thirties the period costumes accurately depicted the fashions of the time e.g. the flowing orange dress that was worn by cai-purnia. Also noticeable were the costumes worn by the richer white people; the costumes reflecting the difference in status between the whites and blacks. However, the rather thread bear condition of the clothing worn by the middle class white people reflected the economic depression of nineteen thirties America. When people were unable to buy new clothing and had to make do with what they had. ...read more.


They also sang to interlock different scenes. In my opinion the majority of actors were very suited to their roles and the play was very well cast. Scout was realistic due to her accent, and childlike movements such as in her walking and in her facial expressions in the courthouse when she was waiting for the verdict on Bob Eyuel. Atticus was realistic as a lawyer as he wore a suit and had a posh accent. In my opinion the play was excellent due to various factors; The way the actors moved, their realistic accents and their confidence on stage made a good impression upon me. Also, the way the actors sang loudly, clearly and unhesitatingly in different pitches were thoroughly enjoyable. I would recommend anybody to go and see it! ...read more.

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