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Les Fourberies de Scapin for Year 13 students in London

On Monday 10th February, the French Year 13 students went to the French Institute in London to be treated to the screening of the classic play Les Fourberies de Scapin.

Beatings with a stick, an avalanche of stratagems and other tricks set the tempo of this Molière play that has truly earned its place as one of the playwright’s essential creations.

We didn’t have a minute to draw breath, and nor did the main actor, Benjamin Lavernhe, whom we were lucky to meet after the screening. M. Lavernhe is part of the prestigious Comédie Française, the only state theatre in France to have its own permanent troupe of actors. He patiently answered the many questions asked by children attending the screening; from giving out secrets about the bag that gets beaten, to how he prepares for acting in this exhausting play more than 50 times a year!

His comments made the experience even more enjoyable, and all the Year 13 students were been proud to have understood everything this first–class, kind and eloquent actor had to say.

Une belle après-midi pour tous!

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