Death of a Nightingale By Alan Share at New End Theatre

Death of a Nightingale, by Alan Share, directed by Tom Scott, at the New End Theatre, a fringe venue in Hampstead, north London, from 9 March to 3 April 2011.

Students with conditions including Down’s syndrome and autism from the Oak Lodge School in East Finchley, will star alongside professional actors in this play concerning the everyday struggles in the fictional Brighouse school, a special educational needs school threatened with closure.

Set in 2002, Death of a Nightingale explores the impact of the renewed government drive to send children with special educational needs to mainstream schools.

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