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BOOKWORMS AND BUNIONS

A Fantasy

by BRYAN CLEARY

 Cast:  20 speaking parts (10m, 10f ) + crowd.
 Suggested Age Range:   8 to 13 but could extend upwards.
 Approx. Running Time:   70 minutes
 Music:   None.
 Set:  Simple and flexible, ranging from classroom/library into the fantasy world within the books.
 Synopsis:   Aurora Jones, in detention in the school library, is surprised by the appearance of Boris, a Bookworm, who escorts her through various volumes including Cinderella, Hamlet, Hansel and Gretel and Alice in Wonderland, escaping the clutches of her schoolmistress, Miss Bunion, who has emerged as a witch. The tale ends with an unexpected twist.
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Recommendations
by some who have already performed this show:-
"There are diverse 'genres' which provide challenges for actors and designers alike. Younger audiences particularly enjoyed the adventures Aurora had in well-known stories such as Cinderella, Alice etc."
From a Junior High School in Northern Ireland.

Price Codes: 

 Script:  Code B

 Performance Rights:  Code Y

 Licence to Copy: Code Y
 Video Recording Licence: Code H
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ISBN 978 1 872475 13 4

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