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

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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.

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Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Mary Morris
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Publisher

Longman an imprint of Pearson Education Limited

Publication date

26th April 2007

ISBN

9781405856829


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