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The Woman in Black education pack offers an in-depth exploration of the play.

The teaching resource includes insights into the production process, including interviews with its creators, Susan Hill and adaptor Stephen Mallatratt.

The pack is put together in sections, each utilising a chapter heading from Susan Hill’s original novel. Each section offers a variety of suggestions that can be used either as isolated activities or as building blocks for a larger scheme of work. Subject headings are given as a guide and should not be considered to be rigid. Most activities can be adapted for students across key stages and at a wide variety of levels.

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Suitable for: KS3, KS4

Subjects: Drama, English

Topics: Live Theatre Review

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The Woman in Black is a gripping exploration of terror, ‘a masterpiece’ (The Guardian) that’s been thrilling audiences of all ages for three decades with its unique blend of suspense, drama and bold stagecraft.

Suitable for KS3 and above, with strong curriculum links to English, Drama and Theatre Studies, The Woman in Black offers an opportunity to study a wide range of literary and dramatic skills, including the creation of tension and atmosphere, storytelling, the development of character, and mime.

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