A Midsummer Night's Dream

Top 10 plays for older kids

Choosing plays for older kids to perform is not always easy – too old for the simpler, shorter pieces to be satisfying but without the experience and range of adult performers this age group is tricky to choose for. We’ve rummaged through our script library and racked out brains to come up with a collection of ten plays we think… Read more →

Play Scripts

Play Scripts Catalogue

Our catalogue of children’s play scripts is broken into categories to make it easy for you to find what you want. You can browse through plays for large or small casts. There is a specific section for free scripts which can be downloaded immediately. If you are looking for Shakespeare or other classics they have their own section and you will… Read more →

Christmas Shows for Kids - 2013

Christmas Shows for Kids – 2013

So Christmas is nearly on us and if you aren’t busy putting the finishing touches to your own seasonal kids production then maybe you are thinking about where to take the little ones for some entertainment over the holidays. Wherever you are in the world you can be sure there will be something playing locally and we have decided to… Read more →

Kid's Puppet

Puppetry for Kids

We love puppets for kids for all sorts of reasons. Puppet-making and performances exist in all cultures and all ages. Puppets can be improvised from the simplest, cheapest materials and yet fire the imagination of both the puppeteer and and audience. Yet while puppetry for kids can be simple and easy, puppets can also yield highly convincing professional performances as… Read more →

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

The Snowman on Stage

There is a list of things without which Christmas would not be complete: a tree, turkey and carols. And since 1982 The Snowman by Raymond Briggs has been part of that list. The Snowman started life in 1978 as a picture book which was a runner up for the Kate Greenaway Medal and won the Lewis Carroll  Shelf Award in 1979. But… Read more →

Make your kids drama production fly

Make Your Kids Drama Production Fly

This is the time of year when many people are busy rehearsing plays and musicals in time for performances around Christmas time: school plays, youth drama groups and amateur companies are all at it.  If you are in charge of a kids drama production this year then this is for you, as we have rounded up some great advice on… Read more →

The Wind in the Willows Mike Kenny

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows seems to be the children’s classic of the moment with news reaching us that Blackadder star Tony Robinson will appear in the Royal Opera House’s production when it transfers to the West End’s Duchess Theatre in December (Tony Robinson to star in The Wind in the Willows).               Meanwhile, in… Read more →

Don't let October 31st become a Halloween drama

Don’t let October 31st become a Halloween drama

Trick or treat? Get your kids on stage for Halloween drama   31st October – All Hallows’ E’en – Halloween. Call it what you like it’s mostly a thinly disguised excuse for kids to roam around the neighbourhood dressed as unconvincing skeletons and vampires extorting treats (preferably money) from weary adults who don’t want to be grumpy or don’t like… Read more →