Once again, the AS and A2 Theatre students took the train in to London, this time to watch Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard at the Young Vic Theatre.

The play, written by Anton Chekhov in 1904, explores the lives of a once rich, land-owning family, who despite financial troubles refuse to sell off the land occupied by a formerly beautiful cherry orchard. Eventually, after weeks of ignoring the advice of the wise mother, returning after long absence, they end up losing both land and home.

The AS Level Theatre students will write a piece of coursework focussed towards an analysis of the piece, while the A2 Level students will come to write a contextual, analytical essay on the piece in the summer exams.