Plays for Children 2

Charles Hart Arts Council Of Great Britain
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ISBN 9780571220809 Format Paperback
Published 04/03/2004 Length 320 pages

About Book

Five top-class plays for children, performed in theatres and schools throughout the UK, offer a wide variety of style and content for reading or for performance.

The Honoured Guest by Debjani Chatterjee
Yorkshire-based poet and playwright Debjani Chatterjee's play has toured schools to universal enthusiasm. 'The children were spellbound. It was literacy in action.'

Danny 306 by David Greig with music by Tom Bancroft
Premièred at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. 'A funny, sad and immensely satisfying musical play.' Scottish Daily Mail

Stepping Stones by Mike Kenny
Winner of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain award for Best Children's play, Stepping Stones is a play specially written for children with learning disabilities. It was premièred to great acclaim by Interplay Theatre Company in Leeds.

Jumping on My Shadow by Peter Rumney
Winner of the John Whiting Award for best new play, Jumping on My Shadow was first presented in May 2001 by Theatre Centre at the Half Moon Theatre, London, prior to a national tour. It was revived for a further tour from September to December 2001.