On Our Shelves Now
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo, Aladdin and the Enchanted Lampby Philip Pullman, The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson, all adapted by Simon Reade.
Three rites-of-passage plays for the young person in all of us, brilliantly adapted from the books of three best-selling authors. In Michael Morpurgo's moving tale of youth cut short, seventeen year-old Tommo Peaceful relives his innocent rural past as he spends his last night in the trenches of World War One.
In Philip Pullman's Aladdin, this ancient magical tale is retold as a story of ambition and self-advancement, a young man's journey from lazy good-for-nothing to great wealth and power.
And in Jill Tomlinson's delightfully witty classic, a fledgling Barn Owl conquers his fears through a series of eye-opening encounters.
These plays are for audiences of all ages.