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"SAY GOODBYE TO SATCHWELL ROAD"
by PETER NIXON
|Cast:||About 40 named parts + extras, equally m / f but very flexible; some doubling is possible|
|Suggested Age Range:||9 upwards - best with a wide range.|
|Approx. Running Time:||110 minutes [ + interval]|
|Music:||Contemporary songs of 1930's and earlier, traditional hymns and childrens' chants. [No original music].|
|Set:||.Open stage area adaptable to various town and country domestic and public settings of 1939.|
|Synopsis:|| A musical drama which
explores the experience of the 1939 evacuation, its effects upon a group of
London schoolchildren from various backgrounds and upon the Norfolk adults and
children on whom they are billeted.
The piece culminates in a pantomime "Nativity Play" with contemporary references (including an Angel / Chamberlain and a Herod / Hitler) in which the characters attempt to come to terms with their situation and the impending reality of war.
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St. Michael's Preparatory School,
The Sackville Theatre,
by some who have already performed this show:-
|"I have produced this play before; I think it
is a wonderful play and I shall do it again. Many audience members said how
good a play it is and how refreshing it was to see something a bit different
from the normal school repertoire."
Stephen Robinson, The Mount School, Bromsgrove.
|Performance Rights:||Code X|
|Licence to Copy:||Code X|
|Video Recording Licence:||Code H|
ISBN 978 1 872475 51 6