“Beautifully written… a welcome addition to the drama facilitator’s bookshelf… so well written they open up a world of possibilities.” – Youth Drama Ireland
The Wish Collector by Oladipo Agbolauje
A magical epic whirling from a playground in Britain to a village in Sierra Leone
The Acme Thunderer by Lin Coghlan
A funny, moving family drama of pigeons and siblings, set amid the Blitz.
Of the Terrifying Events on the Hamelin Estate by Philip Osment
A high-spirited contemporary satire bringing the Pied Piper legend up-to-date.
Three 30 minute plays by leading playwrights for children to act, commissioned by the Unicorn, one of the world’s foremost companies creating theatre with young people. Premiered as end of year performances by primary classes, the scripts are ideal school productions or for younger youth theatre groups. They are designed to be directed by teachers or youth leaders with no previous drama training. The book includes advice and ideas to support preparation, rehearsal and production.
Oladipo Agboluaje was born in London. He was educated in the UK and in Nigeria. He has written many stage and radio plays. He is the winner of the 2009 Alfred Fagon Award and is a recipient of the Peggy Ramsay Award.