plays

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 →

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 →

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 →

Roald Dahl on stage

Roald Dahl Play Script Collection

Roald Dahl, who died in 1990, was one of the foremost children’s writers of the 20th century. Starting in the 1940s, when children’s stories were still typically safe and instructive Dahl developed a style that was unsentimental, dark and often  grotesque – his characters and stories often owned more to nightmares than to dreams. Yet children love them and his most popular books… Read more →