Royal Russell School


Event review: Rope, by the Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association, performed at the Royal Russell School Theatre

Posted on February 20th, by Rob Preston in Culture. No Comments

Strong performances, occasional glitches and a real sense of danger from CODA

Why are all of Croydon’s best theatre spaces in schools? Coloma, Trinity, Royal Russell. What is the point of young people having access to such fantastic resources when once they become adults, they find that the only theatre in the borough is Surrey Youth’s Shoestring Theatre?

It’s due to a lack of decent local … Read More »



Royal Russell Players to stage production of ‘The Wonderful World of Disoccia’

Posted on April 2nd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 2 comments

The Royal Russell Players, set up in 2010 as an amateur dramatics society open to any adult who has a connection with Royal Russell School, will stage its next production, award-winning play ‘The Wonderful World of Disoccia’, at the school’s Performing Arts Centre from 9th to 11th April 2015.

Release begins:The play, about a young woman suffering from a dissociative disorder, won awards on the Edinburgh Fringe … Read More »



International violinist Chloe Hanslip returns to Croydon to inspire young players

Posted on November 3rd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Performing Arts Festival is delighted to announce that international violinist Chloë Hanslip is returning to Croydon to share her skills and expertise with young local players. 

Release begins: Chloe first performed in the festival aged six and is now a vice-president of the event. The day will inspire all players of all ages and abilities.

Chloë will be working with students in small groups of different standards: … Read More »



Meet Steve Bardouille, Creator of Famberry

Posted on November 20th, by Becca Taylor in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s #Croydon #TechCity November session, Becca Taylor speaks to Steve Bardouille of Famberry about the importance of private social networks and the news of royal appointment.

At the end of October, Purley-based Famberry founder Steve Bardouille unveiled news that the Royal Russell School in Croydon would be using the social platform to help their students build their family trees as part of a school project. The school’s choice … Read More »