The Story of Sutton Hoo
The Saxon King: On the eve of the Second World War, Mrs Edith Pretty witnesses a phantom army battling in the sky above her land. She sets out to discover just what is buried under Sutton Hoo, discovering a long forgotten king’s treasure.
This is a fictional story based on the Anglo-Saxon treasures discovered at Sutton Hoo in 1939, and Bede’s story of King Edwin of Northumbria and King Readwald’s alliance against King Ethelfrid as he wrote in Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People.
Total Characters. 11 main parts, 2 warriors, archaeologists, Anglo-Saxon warriors & WWII civilians – Numbers are flexible.
Bede – The narrator.
Mrs Edith May Pretty – Old lady and amateur archaeologist.
Mr Vincent Redstone – Edith’s friend and a retired schoolmaster.
Basil Brown – Down to earth archaeologist. Edith’s friend.
Charles Phillips – Archaeologist from Cambridge University.
King Raedwald – Grizzled king of the Kingdom of ‘East Anglia’.
Queen Amiria – Raedwald’s slightly scatty queen.
Prince Edwin – The young King Edwin.
Lillam – Prince Edwin’s loyal friend.
Dengas – Sly envoy of King Ethelfrid.
Saul – Sly envoy of King Ethelfrid.
Warrior 1 – Anglo-Saxon warrior, doesn’t like monks.
Warrior 2 – Anglo-Saxon warrior.
When you order this show, it will be automatically downloaded along with the songs as MP3 files, the physical show will be sent by post.
Complete 50 minute show supplied ready to perform by 15 to 100 children Script (including stage directions) with Historical Fact Sheets and Artpack, CD with Performance and Backing tracks, Libretto Music Score, Lyric ‘n’ Lines CD with script and song words to save copying the scripts or for use with a Whiteboard – 12 month Performance and Video License – Photocopying License – Free Delivery within the UK.
When you buy you get
With stage suggestions
Full libretto score
| MP3 tracks
| MP3 tracks
backing so your children learn the tunes
Make the props, scenery and costumes from recycled materials
Made up of: Main Show Script with Historical Fact Sheets and Artpack – CD with Performance and Backing racks – Libretto Music Score – Lyric ‘n’ Lines CD with script and song words to save copying the scripts or for use with a Whiteboard – 12 month Performance and Video License – Photocopying License – Free Delivery within the UK.
This is a perfect product, just what we need.
Head Teacher, Boughton Leigh Junior School