Longman School Drama: Two Weeks with the Queen Playscript by Mary Morris


Longman School Drama: Two Weeks with the Queen Playscript by Mary Morris

An adaptation of Morris Gleitzman's hilarious yet poignant novel.When his brother is suddenly taken seriously ill, Colin is sent from his home in Australia to England to stay with his Aunty Iris.At first, Colin is devastated, but then he hits on a plan: who better to help him find a doctor able to make his brother better than the Queen? What are the themes? Family, responsibility, relationships, death, grief, growing up, injustice and prejudice. Teaching points An ideal opportunity to look at a popular text in different forms, helping pupils to appreciate the similarities and differences between plays and novels. The play also offers a wide range of opportunities to focus on pertinent contemporary issues that are presented in an accessible way.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info


112 pages


Mary Morris
More books by Mary Morris


Publication date

26th April 2007



I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

Lovereading 4 schools