Workshop opportunities…

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These workshops are for all schools and year groups,  colleges and community groups and can be customised to meet your groups specific needs.


MY NAME IS TOM: The Assembly – 15 mins – 2hours for YRS 9, 10, and 11

The assembly includes a short True or False quiz, a scene from the play and some important statistics and messages. Could  be followed with a meeting of your student council / voice team and /or staff to consider how the school would like to proceed with the project.  Schools receive a copy of the student / adult questionnaires.

Cost: From… £50.00. Plus travel outside of London.


 MY NAME IS TOM: The Screening. 2 hrs  Age Group: YRs 9/10, 11, 12 and 13: 

PSHE / Citizenship / Sex and Relationships / Media Studies.

With a short introductory talk, scene extracts to prompt discussion, followed by the full performance of the play. A Q & A with writer/director. Schools receive a copy of the anonymous student / adult questionnaires.

 Cost: £100.00 For Greater London schools. Plus travel outside of London.


AN INTRODUCTION TO MY NAME IS TOM: 2 hour workshop.  Age Group:  Yr 9 and GCSE Drama:

Ideal numbers up to 24 / 30max.

This workshop offers warm up games and exercises, improvisations, script extracts, discussion of key issues and themes. Schools receive a copy of the anonymous student / adult questionnaires.

Cost: £100.00 For Greater London schools. Plus travel outside of London.


 MY NAME IS TOM: The play in a day.   Age Group:  GCSE Drama / A Level Drama:

Ideal numbers up to 24 / 30 max.

This workshop offers warm up games and exercises, improvisations, script extracts, discussion of key issues and themes, screening of the play and a Q & A with writer / director. Schools receive a copy of the script and DVD.

Cost: £240.00 For Greater London schools. Plus travel outside of London.


                          MY NAME IS TOM: Playwriting. 2 hours and /or customised workshops.                                

This workshop is for writers aged 12+ and for up to 12 writers. It covers a range of practical writing exercises covering: character, narrative, script extract, using research and a live theatre scene. Schools receive a copy of the script My name is Tom.

         Cost: £100.00 For Greater London schools. Plus travel outside of London.


MY NAME IS TOM: Talking to Adults – 2 hours.

This workshop is for adults of your school: Teachers, Governors, and / or P.T.A and can be customised to your individual need and concerns. Can include fun Drama games and exercises, script extracts, activities from the education pack and a screening of the DVD.  Schools receive copies of the student / adult questionnaire.

Cost: £100.00 For Greater London schools. Plus travel outside of London.