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ONE ACT PLAYS FOR YOUTH GROUPS – LARGE CASTMerry Christmas

By award-winning playwrights

 

A Hollywood Fairytale by Aberdour Youth Theatre  (C, modern, 4M 12F, ages 12-17).
A recreation of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, but with a modern setting, Hollywood.

A Walk in the Park by Dave Buchanan (D, modern, 8M 8F, ages 12-17).
A group of teenagers have adventures in Hyde Park that include a mugging, a boating incident in the Lido and a shopping trip to Harrod’s.

How To Marry A Prince by Charlotte Murray (P, fairytale, 3M 11F 17M/F, ages 8-11 ).
A Christmas panto about Angela, her mother, her three ugly stepbrothers, McGrinch, Detective Columbo, seven dwarfs, some sheep and Cruella De Vil.

Mickey Moon & The Mushroom Mountain by Frank Gibbons (SF, future, 3M 3F 15M/F, ages 8=11 or older).
Mickey and his crew land on a mysterious planet, are taken prisoner by strange islanders and have to face the dreaded Pipes of Pain.

Mountain High by Dave Buchanan (D, modern, 6M 5F, 12-17).
A school group of teenagers go hostelling in Arran, and climb the Goat - Goat Fell. Conflicts emerge before and during the trip as the kids confront their main objective.

Mrs Worthington’s Daughters by Mark Rees (D, modern, 2M 3F 10M/F, ages 12-17).
Melanie is a 16 year-old teenager determined to succeed in show business at all costs. With her mate Tracy she enters the sleazy world of celebrity, talent shows and agents. 

Rain On Me by Mark Rees (D, modern, 7M 6F 1M/F, ages 12-17).
A modern take on Romeo and Juliet with overtones of West Side Story, but played as a comedy drama.

Remembrance by Mark Rees (D, First World War, 7M 4F, ages 12-17).
The story of a group of teenagers in 1915, and how they react to the pro-war propaganda and peer-group pressure to join up despite being under age. 

Sing When You’re Winning by Mark Rees (CM, modern, 7M 13F, ages 15-17).
An entertaining account of a girls’ football team, Eckleston United, as they compete for the Blinkthorpe Trophy. Complete with original songs.

Teen-People by Mark Rees (D, future, 14 M/F, ages 12-17).
Takes place in a futuristic Teen Camp, where teenagers are sent by the government to learn how to become ‘better human beings’.

The Baker Street Kids by Dave Buchanan (D, late Victorian, 8M 7F, ages 12-17).
The Baker Street Irregulars assist Sherlock Holmes in tracking down a notorious criminal. The climax is a thrilling chase along the banks of the River Thames.

The Blues Sisters by Mark Rees (CM, modern, 8M 11F, ages 12-17 or younger)
Three teenage girls save Madam Chantelle’s School of Dance from the clutches of evil property develop Barnaby Sludge.

The Fictional Five by Simon Rayner Davis (BC, modern, 8M 9F 4M/F, ages 12-17).
A spoof version of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series is a ripping, gripping and very funny yarn about the F Five’s adventures, featuring spooks, Count Dwakula, werewolves and the dreaded Stinkinmonsters.

The Hunt for Aiken Drum by Jonathan Whiteside (D, modern/ fantasy, 5M 6F, ages 8-11).
A bunch of kids search for a local monster, the Brownie of Bladnoch.

Merry ChristmasThe Secret by Joy Davis (BC, modern, 5M 9F 2M/F, ages 12-17).
Three friends write a murder mystery. As they do so, the characters appear and develop the plot themselves. One of the characters turns into a serial killer. Enter Inspector Blewitt and Sergeant Grime…..

 

KEY: BC=Black Comedy, C=Comedy, CM=Comedy with Music, D=Drama, P=Pantomime,
SF=Science Fiction.

 

 

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by Dave Buchanan
PETER PAN THE PANTOMIME by Emma Houldershaw, Samantha Cartwright & Louise Archer
ROBIN HOOD & HIS MERRY MEN by Robin Bailes & Jonathan Hales
ROBIN HOOD & THE BABES IN THE WOOD by Dave Buchanan
SLEEPING BEAUTY by Ron Nicol
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS by Simon Rayner Davis
TREASURE ISLAND by Richard Hales, Mike Hogan & Claire Wright
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Gill Morrell
THE WIZARD OF OZ PANTOMIME by Emma Houldershaw & Samantha Cartwright


 

 

 


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