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  • Giant Arm in performance with Nick Haley
  • Being installed in the theatre at the NSDF - Scarborough College
  • During construction

The Giant Arm

The Giant Arm hangs from the ceiling of the drama studio and is seen every day by the boys in their drama lessons.

It was constructed for the production of ‘Victims of Duty’ in 2007 to represent the memories of a little boy when walking with his mother in the park. It dropped from above the stage and was held as a child would to its mother. The moment was accompanied by bird song and a wonderfully moving soundtrack of reminiscence. 

The exaggeration of scale contributed a major element of the absurdity of the production which went on to win two major awards at the National Student Drama Festival that year.  Warwick was the only school selected to perform at this prestigious festival and the arm was one of the most remarked upon elements of the festival.  By keeping the arm above us we are reminded to remain open to the creativity and freedom that our subject provides.

  1. Being installed in the theatre at the NSDF - Scarborough College
  2. During construction
  3. Giant Arm in performance with Nick Haley