Daffodil Scissors

by  Philip Ridley

Short Play  /  3m, 1f, 8m or f, 12boy(s) or girl(s)

“My name is Daffodil Scissors. I haven’t got any friends. Not one!”

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Daffodil Scissors

by  Philip Ridley

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    Cast Size

    3m, 1f, 8m or f, 12boy(s) or girl(s)
  • SubGenre


    Theatre for Young Audiences

Additional Info

Daffodil lives alone with Dad. Dad makes extraordinary hats. The extraordinary hats go on Daffodil’s head. Wearing Dad’s hats makes everyone at school laugh at Daffodil. How is Daffodil ever going to make friends? Perhaps the mysterious Bag Lady has the answer.
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  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.



3m, 1f, 8m or f, 12boy(s) or girl(s)
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Cross gender casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Features Children
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children




Philip Ridley

Philip was born in the East End of London. He studied painting at St Martin’s School of Art. He has written many highly regarded and hugely influential plays: the seminal The Pitchfork Disney, the multi-award-winning The Fastest Clock in the Universe, Ghost from a Perfect Place, Vincent River, Mercury Fur, Leaves of Gl ...

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