Oxford Playscripts: The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross

Oxford Playscripts: The Demon Headmaster

Written by Gillian Cross
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Part of the Oxford playscripts Series


Oxford Playscripts: The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross

An engaging classroom playscript. A group of friends take a stand against the actions of their Headmaster, who wants to take over the world. Strange things happen at Lloyd and Harvey Hunter's school. When their new foster sister Dinah arrives she wants to find out why...but can she escape the Demon Headmaster? New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing


An excellent, breezy, entertaining play with lots of potential for theatrical business and opportunities for the involvement of all of your pupils/drama group. I would gladly do it again. * 5 Start Amazon Review *

About the Author

Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross has won numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award (now the Costa), and the Smarties Prize.

Gillian Cross has been writing children’s books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf, the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase; and the Little Rebels Award for After Tomorrow.

Read more about Gillian Cross and a Q&A with the author here.

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96 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

18th September 2003



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