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 Three Classroom Plays

by BRIAN McGUIRE

Spanner in Her Pocket

 Cast:  4 (2 m / 2f ).
 Suggested Age Range:  10 to 18
 Approx. Running Time:  15 minutes
 Music:  None prescribed but can open with lively taped music.
 Set:  A space and a bus stop.
 Synopsis:  Joanne (a garage mechanic) teaches Bill (a male chauvenist) a lesson
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Sandgran
 Cast:   6 (3m, 3f).
 Suggested Age Range:  10 to 15
 Approx. Running Time:  30 minutes.
 Music:  None prescribed but some incidental live or taped music.
 Set:  Comical "seaside postcard" sets, including cut-out of a car and a small wooden hut.
 Synopsis:   A trip to the seaside proves unfortunate for Darren and Debra's grandmother as she is left behind. Does this prove she is an encumbrance to the family or that the family is self-centred and selfish?
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Puppets
 Cast:  6 (3m, 3f).
 Suggested Age Range:  10 to 15.
 Approx. Running Time:  20 minutes.
 Music:  None.
 Set:  A "Punch & Judy" booth on the seafront.
  Synopsis:Mark's Dad runs a "Punch & Judy" show: is Mark ready to carry on the family tradition and does he really want to? This short play explores the relationship between father and son or perhaps two generations with different values.
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 Script:  Code C

 Performance Rights:
 Spanner in her Pocket
Code Z

 Licence to Copy:
 Spanner in her Pocket
Code Z
 Performance Rights:
 Sandgran
Code Z
 Licence to Copy:
 Sandgran
Code Z
 Performance Rights:
 Puppets
Code Z
 Licence to Copy:
 Puppets
Code Z
 Video Recording Licence: Code H

ISBN 978 1 872475 39 4

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