• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Sex FM Review

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Sex FM Year 10 got the opportunity to watch a live performance of the production 'Sex FM'. This production was brought to us by the theatre company called Face Front. Sex FM was about teenage sex and it showed what the consequences were if you didn't use contraception. It was also about getting pressured into having sex and getting infected with STI [sexually transmitted infection] and where to turn to for advice and help. The main theme the production was about was teenage sex. The issues it discussed were the consequences you would face if you didn't use contraception, for example, if you got pregnant mistakenly and don't know what to do. Another issue was if people, like friends, pressured you into sex and the regret you'd feel, getting infected with STI and knowing the symptoms so you could get a check up and be safe. ...read more.

Middle

She played one of the main characters and played it very well. She used a good volume of voice making it clear and understandable. Stacey used a lot of space which made it good because she didn't stay in one place. Her facial expression and body language expressed the way she felt so the audience understood what type of girl she was. She was the sweet, caring one yet one who usually does whatever she can to get what she wants. For example, if she was upset but didn't say it you'll know she was from her facial expression and body language. What the actor was trying to communicate to the audience about her character was never to pressure your partner into having sex because it could lead to unhappy endings and to be aware of STI and protecting yourselves. Another one of these characters is Slammer. ...read more.

Conclusion

Another aspect is the traverse staging. This made the performance better because it as in the middle unlike most plays where the audience is always behind. This is a positive thing because it's different and you can see from different angles. Also the audience was more spread out so that gave it a more chance of getting involved and giving your opinion knowing you'll get heard. I think the production did rather well. This is because it gave a clear message to us all and made us realise what happens when we follow the crowd and show a fake identity. I don't think any improvements should be made because it's simple as it is, clear and shows everything in a way that young minds could understand. I would very much recommend this to other young people because like I mentioned before it's simple, clear and understandable to the teenage audience. Salma Bashar 10I GCSE Drama Coursework - 1 - ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Other Plays section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Other Plays essays

  1. Sample theatre review (Don John)

    John to ever town but is never noticed by the other characters. The actors that stood out to me were the ones who played the character of Don John and of Zerlina. Don John managed to communicate a faux suave charm fantastically and injected charisma into the mannerisms of his character.

  2. 'Woman in Black'- drama coursework

    Jennet had to watch her child die, and she never got the chance to be a mother or even have a small connection. There was nobody there to help her child. The woman in black is basically saying if she never got the chance to be a proper mother to her child, the why should anybody else?

  1. Doctor Dolittle Theatre Review

    The actors should be able to steal our thoughts and make us enraptured in their words. I feel that Tommy Steele failed to deliver! In contrast the production of "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" had precisely the desired effect; the main actor in this production was Shane Richie whom played the role of Randle Patrick McMurphy.

  2. Drama Review: "Lenny - The boy who wanted to be a train"

    It was very endearing to see how Lenny reacted in a situation that many people could relate to and also amusing how a cartoon-style of acting was used to portray it. This technique was also used when Lenny was swallowing screws, another memorable scene, which at first was painful and

  1. Theatre Review of Blue Remembered Hills

    compared to her fellow cast members this showed as her experience and talent totally outshone that of her fellow actors: because of this she stood out immensely. Julie Chapman kept great focus throughout her performance and I believed this helped her portray Angela very well.

  2. Evaluation of a Live Production: The Deep Blu Sea

    very well. Most of the characters had an upper class British accent, apart from the housekeeper, Mrs Elton, who had a cockney accent. I though the contrast between the two accents effectively showed the division of lower and upper class in London.

  1. Medea review - Splendid Productions, January 9th 2012

    For example, the male performer (Jimmy Whiteaker) played a narrator while wearing his scarf around his head. His posture was bent over like he was old and frail and his movement was slow and soft. His voice was in a welsh accent, which is a great story telling accent.

  2. In The Woman in Black discuss how effective one or more performers were ...

    Earlier in the play, they were in the village graveyard at dusk and the young actor playing the part of the young Mr Kipps caught sight of the ghostly woman in black. This has greatly disturbed Mr Jerome (i.e.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work