Merlin and the Woods of Time

by  Glyn Maxwell

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  10m, 4f

It's a perfect day in Camelot. The Table is Round and the Grail is Holy. Knights joust and Ladies show favour. Blood is spilt, love declared, and medieval pundits talk us through the action. What could possibly go wrong? 

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Merlin and the Woods of Time

by  Glyn Maxwell

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    Cast Size

    10m, 4f
  • SubGenre


    Theatre for Young Audiences

Additional Info

But then a humble water-carrier falls head-over-heels for an arrogant beauty and in his passion stumbles on the Secret of Controlling Time. Now the survival of the world is in his hands, and it will take more than the wisdom of Merlin to save Old England from catastrophe. Chivalry, showbiz and strange-coloured cocktails meet with Very Weird Results ...

This ideal family show was first performed in Grosvenor Park, Chester as part of the open air season.

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License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.



  • Setting: Various simple settings


10m, 4f

Watercup: itinerant healer.
Lily: his best friend and helper.
Elaine: lady of the woods.
King Arthur.
Queen Guinevere.
Sir Lancelot.
Sir Gawain and Sir Mordred: Knights.
Sir Lucan and Sir Boris: former Knights, now Experts
Herald, a singer
The White Knight
Mrs Gorman, a service professional

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  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes


Lily communicates in two ways, indiated by typeography:

1) She mimes, and other characters interpret aloud what she means

2) Or she mimes and simultaneously speaks the line in Welsh, as printed.


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