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Oxford Playscripts: Frankenstein

Authors: Philip Pullman, Mary Shelley

Part of a series: Oxford Classic Playscripts

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2003)

Frankenstein is the famous story of a young man who thinks he can change the world by making better human beings. Instead he creates a living monster with a mind of its own... Oxford Classic Playscripts is a powerful series of engaging plays especially selected for 11 to 14 year-olds.

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Play Time

Author: Julia Donaldson

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (2013)

'Play Time' includes eleven fun-to-act short plays for all children to enjoy, especially those in primary school (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2). Each play comes complete with helpful guidance on target age, running time and cast. Ranging from adaptations of traditional tales (e.g., The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the legend of Persephone) to original and contemporary short plays, Julia Donaldson has produced an entertaining, simple, satisfying collection.

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Pop! A Play

Author: Monica Hughes

Part of a series: Rigby Star Yellow Level

Publisher: Rigby (2007)

This simple play, based on a story by Alison Hawes, is set in a familiar setting with animal characters.

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Sailmaker Plus

Authors: Alan Spence, Jane Cooper

Publisher: Hodder Gibson (2009)

Sailmaker Plus offers the full text of the widely popular drama text, Sailmaker, by award-winning writer Alan Spence - plus an introduction by the author outlining his motives in writing it, and a wide range of background material by Jane Cooper, offering a historical perspective and detailed support for students who wish to write about the play in literary contexts, especially for examination purposes. Althougn suitable for a broad range of students, the play is likely to be particularly suitable for study at Intermediate 1 and 2 levels, or at Standard Grade.

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Sherlock Holmes And The Limehouse Horror

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Nelson Thornes (2001)

The SuperScripts series is written by professional playwrights and performed in public to popular acclaim. The plays are ideal for the English classroom and the Drama Studio. The sophisticated themes and complex plots have been specifically designed to appeal to 11-16 year olds, and have a language level accessible to all pupils. This version is incomplete.

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Tally's Blood

Author: Ann Marie di Mambro

Publisher: Hodder Gibson (2014)

As well as being a highly popular play for National 5 English study, Tally's Blood paints a wonderful picture of life in wartime Scotland, as experienced by the Italian immigrant community. Exploring the themes of racism, love and family loyalties, it does so with humour and warmth through the eyes of an Italian family with close blood ties. When World War Two breaks out, friendships outwith the family are sorely tested by the difficulties of wartime prejudice. - One of the set drama texts for National 5 English - Written by a very successful playwright and television screenplay writer

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That Face

Author: Polly Stenham

Publisher: Faber And Faber Limited (2007)

I can't take care of you anymore. I can't take it. It's like an endless boxing match. Mia is at boarding school. She has access to drugs. They are Martha's. Henry is preparing for art college. He has access to alcohol. From Martha. Martha controls their lives. Martha is their mother. That Face premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in April 2007, and won the TMA Award 2007 for Best New Play. Polly Stenham received both the Charles Wintour Award 2007 and the Critics' Circle Award 2008 for Most Promising Playwright.

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The Broken Roof (A Play)

Author: Roderick Hunt

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7: Owls Playscripts

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2011)

This playscript closely follows the original Oxford Reading Tree story on which it is based. Designed to develop both speaking and reading skills, it offers practice in role-playing and shared participation. Each play in the series has a maximum of 8 speaking parts but more children can become involved with sound effects and non-speaking roles. Longer and shorter parts are indicated in a casting note for the teacher.

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The Giant Jumperee

Author: Julia Donaldson

Part of a series: Rigby Star Guided

Publisher: Rigby Star Guided (2000)

In this play all the animals are terrified of the Giant Jumperee's loud voice from a burrow. Then along comes Frog who recognises the voice and persuades the Jumperee to reveal itself.

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The Pied Piper - A Play

Author: Dorothy Rickards

Publisher: Kingscourt (2001)

When the selfish townspeople of Hamelin refuse to pay the piper for spiriting away the hordes of rats that had plagued them, he teaches them a lesson by luring away their greatest treasure: the children of the town.

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