Neil Duffield Playwright

email: n.duffield1@ntlworld.com

phone: +44.01204409729


LEOPARD   'In a time before there was time, in a land before there was land, the Earth had no trees, no plants, no animals, no people. Only rocks and sand. In this desert only one creature lived...'    East African myths combine with music and dance. A story of how the world of three friends, Leopard, Rat and Jackal, is turned upside down when one decides to cheat and steal and the fate of all the creatures and plants lies in balance. A tale of friendship, of trust and of learning to cooperate to protect the world we live in. Minimum cast size 3 actor musicians. Commissioned and first performed by The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Suitable for audiences aged 5-9 years.


THE MAGIC STORY BOWL  Suitable for audiences aged 3 – 8 year. Minimum cast 4. Original songs. Commissioned and first produced by the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.    PRESS REVIEWS


THE UGLY DUCKLING  Based on the Hans Andersen story. For audiences of 5-8 year olds. Commissioned and first produced by Tiebreak Theatre, Norwich. Other productions include Northampton Theatres, Sheffield Crucible, Nottingham Playhouse, National Youth Music Theatre. Cast 4.  PRESS REVIEWS


TALKING WITH ANGELS Based on the story of Joan of Arc. Audiences aged 8 and upwards. Commissioned and first produced by Quicksilver Theatre Company, London. Numerous further productions. Minimum cast 4. Published: Aurora Metro Press in 'Plays for Youth Theatre and Large Casts'    ISBN 978-1-906582067


THE MINOTAUR  'Beyond the realms of place and time, exists a land where dreams are truth and truth is dreams, where the world of the flesh meets the world of the spirit. The name of this land is Myth.' The Minotaur is a story for all time and all people, a tale of adventure and intrigue, of love and betrayal, of fear of the unknown, and of two cultures each bent on revenge. Minimum cast 4. Suitable for audiences aged 8-14 and families. Commissioned and first produced by The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Published: Aurora Metro Press in 'Plays for Youth Theatre and Large Casts'   

PRESS REVIEWS


STRIPY TALES For audiences of  3 – 8 year olds. Original songs. Commissioned and first produced by the Octagon Theatre, Bolton. Minimum cast 5   Published: Aurora Metro Press in 'Plays for Youth Theatre and Large Casts'   . PRESS REVIEWS


   THEATRE SCRIPTS  -  Young People's Theatre / Children's Theatre  -  THEATRE SCRIPTS 

For script copies, performing rights, etc. contact Neil Duffield at n.duffield1@ntlworld.com    Phone +44. 01204 409729