The Sleeping Sword

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Adding to our catalogue of work by beloved children s novelist Michael Morpurgo, we re delighted with this new adaptation of his King Arthur story. Blending this classic folklore tale with the story of a young boy who loses his sight in a diving accident, this is an articulate and beautiful depiction of blindness for the stage. A three-hander with two parts written specifically for two visually impaired actors, this is an important play for us to support and it s short run at the Watermill followed by a schools tour should really help generate licensing interest.
I m not a king or a Wizard& but I do have a story to tell
Meet Ben Bundle. He likes fishing and snorkelling, jumping off rocks and exploring the magical island of Bryher with his friends.
But after an accident leaves Bun blind, he fears his days if adventure are over. Until one day he is swept into the realm of his favourite story, the ancient legend of King Arthur, and Bun s world changes forever.
Get ready for a gripping adventure where a broken promise, a magic sword and a ghostly king reveal to Bun a life-changing quest of his own.
A tale about magic, mystery, hope, love, triumph and disaster, The Sleeping Sword weaves a contemporary tale of self-discovery with Arthurian legend in a way that is utterly spellbinding.

PublisherSamuel French Ltd.
CategoryFull Length Play
ThemeChildrens Adventure
TypeScript
AuthorMichael Morpurgo/Tatty Hennessy
Music Byn/a
Adapted ByTatty Hennessy
Based Onn/a
TypeScript
Royalty Playn/a
Sale Price$31.95 (excl. GST and postage)
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