THAMES MEETS HOLLYWOOD

Year 10 English lessons are being enhanced by the visit of Hollywood producer and Assistant Director Gerard DiNardi, known for Get Out (2017), The Purge (2013) and Sinister (2012).  He contributed to a fascinating discussion on one of our GCSE texts, HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds, and the text’s seminal importance to the genre of science fiction.  The role of fear and horror in the human psyche and the importance of human relationships in storytelling, whether in text or film, also formed part of the discussion