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Tinder Box,The - Full Length Play, Drama

Tinder Box,The

Peter Whelan

Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573051081

The Tinder Box
by Peter Whelan, adapted from a story by Hans Christian Andersen

Peter Whelan's fine play adaptation (with songs) of Hans Christian Andersen's famous story is intelligent, funny and witty, ideal for performance to children by adults or young people. A common soldier meets varied fortunes as he gains and then loses…

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Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Various simple interior and exterior settings

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Play w/ Music

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Peter Whelan's fine play adaptation (with songs) of Hans Christian Andersen's famous story is intelligent, funny and witty, ideal for performance to children by adults or young people. A common soldier meets varied fortunes as he gains and then loses a vast wealth, is sorely tested by many evils and finally marries the King's daughter and finds the peace and happiness he has sought.
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5m, 5f

M5 F5. Extras.
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Peter Whelan

Peter Whelan

Peter Whelan (b. 1931) was born and raised in Stoke-on-Trent. He started work at the Stoke Town Planning Office as an assistant surveyor and his varied list of former jobs includes farm worker, manservant, demolition worker, hall porter, advertising copywriter and English teacher. In 1950 and 1951 he undertook his mandatory 2-years of National Service which must have had a profound influence on ... view full profile

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