Lucy Roche and Evie Orpe (Year 13) and Sam ‘Ted’ Bartley (Year 11) performed in the International Comedy Festival as part of the Class Comedians Showcase on Saturday 12 May. The three students had been attending workshops and preparing for 6 weeks. Evie and Lucy both gained the top award, “Nailed It On The Night” for their performances. Ted also performed well and would have been awarded best outfit, if there had been an award, for his tweed ensemble.

Meanwhile, Julia Holden (Year 13) has just had a week in Auckland performing on the comedy circuit as part of the International Comedy Festival. She performed a set each night on the bill alongside professional comics.