The wind seems to be howling and there’s a lot of noise, shouting, atmospheric writhing and a sense of danger.
Then Marcus Ayim, his purple velvet cloak swirling, holds up a cane and suddenly there’s quiet as he frowns and takes control. This is Malmesbury Primary School, Morden, and its production of The Tempest.
Children from years 4, 5 and 6 are evoking the titular storm with their voices and bodies. Marcus is Prospero and there is a trio of Ariels in white hoods over their professional, actor-like black tights and tops.
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