Latymer Upper has a reputation for staging outstanding theatre productions with alumni including Sir Michael Boyd, Alan Rickman, Mel Smith, Hugh Grant, Imogen Poots, Ophelia Lovibond and Lily Cole excelling in this field. The Edward Latymer Theatre is of professional standard and a wonderful space in which to enjoy the many performances staged by pupils. Smaller productions are set in the more intimate arena of the Drama Studio.
Large shows such as recent productions of Bugsy Malone and Sweet Charity provide many students with the opportunity to take part either on the stage or behind the scenes. Plays with smaller casts allow the most talented students, many of whom study Drama to GCSE and A level, to perform at a very high level and Sixth Form actors and stage crews take plays to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival every two years. Open auditions are held for all school productions.
- School Plays and Productions (four per year)
- Year 7 Play
- Lower and Middle School Drama Clubs
- Lower School Tech Club
- Upper School Tech Club
- National Theatre Playwriting Course
- Lunchtime and After school Speech and Drama classes