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Aladdin and the Wishing Tree

A twisted tale of lamps, genies and wishes - not the regular Aladdin story, even though it contains most of the common elements! ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 10): A twisted tale of lamps, genies and wishes - not the regular Aladdin story, even though it contains most of the common elements! Full-Length.
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Cinderella and the Pantomime Thief

The wicked witch of the west has stolen all of the panto-props from panto land. Prince charming visits Cinderella's house, hoping that her foot will fit the glass slipper, only to find he's lost it. A ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 12): F3,M6 (minimum 9)Full-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyPantomimeDetailsDetails

Cinderella and the Velvet Slipper

All of the customary characters are here - the ugly sisters of course, Dandini and his wicked step brother, the less than charming Prince Charming. Buttons joins in as usual (but this Buttons' mother ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 9): Minimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9Full-Length.
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Dark Heart

Sylke, the spectre of dreams, narrates this dark romantic musical with a twist. Eyre, a vampire, falls in love with a beautiful human, Olivia. Reaya, a sassy and delectable Elder plans to win his hear ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 15): 5M, 5F and 5 Either M or F (minimum 15)Full-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyHorror/GhostMusicalDetailsDetails

Drama Drama

It is the Waddington Amateur Theatre Group's AGM. The last year has been a disaster - Cliques, bickering, poor ticket sales and allegations of theft are threatening the group's existence. As the meeti ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 12): 7M, 5F (minimum 12)Full-Length.
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Grimm Tales for Little Horrors

Collection of four short one-act plays for children based on stories from the Grimm Brothers' collection. The four stories are:- The Bird, the Mouse and the Sausage The Elf and the Shoemaker Jack and ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast: Minimum without doubling = 24, minimum with doubling = 6One-Act.
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Hansel and Gretel

Hansel is determined to fill in his I-Spy book of enchanted creatures so he suggests going into the haunted forest - something Gretel is unhappy about. Will he convince her to join him? What will h ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 5): 1M, 1F, 3 EitherOne-Act.
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Hopfrog

Taken from his home country, Hop-frog is used by the tyrant king for entertainment. After the king humiliates Hop-frog's friend Trippetta, he finally plots the king's downfall and his own escape thro ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 8): 2M, 1F, 5 EitherOne-Act.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyThrillerAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

King Arthur and the Knights of the Pantomime Table

After the King decides not to return from the crusades, a new King must be chosen. Twin brothers Prince Arthur and Prince Percy contest the throne; the Prince who is purest of heart will be able to dr ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 12): 5M, 3F, 4 EitherFull-Length.
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Raven About Poe

This collection of six short plays is intended to be performed in sequence as a night of macabre, bizarre and entertaining (yet family-friendly) horror, mystery and comedy. However, each piece can ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 13): VariousFull-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyTragedyThrillerAdaptation of book/filmFarceSurrealDetailsDetails

Robin Hood and his band of merry persons

A snappily-written version of the Robin Hood saga - rivalry between heroic Robin and the Sheriff (over who is entitled to money and over Maid Marian - who, in this version, is the Sheriff's niece.) ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 13): 6M, 2F and 5 Either (minimum 13)Full-Length.
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Snow White and the Curse of the Ice Queen

A traditional pantomime featuring The Ice Queen, Snow White, Rose Red, Old Mother Black and Prod the Goblin. This Panto was written with a limited cast in mind, featuring only 4 of the 7 dwarves, this ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 11): F3, M3 and 5 Either (minimum 11)Full-Length.
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Spiderella and the Pantomime Villain Academy

Malificent has left Pantovia for the bright lights of Disney land so there's a new Pantomime Villain in town. The villains are tired of losing their pantomimes every year so they look to Spiderella to ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 11): 2M, 5F, 4 Either. Full-Length.
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Tell Tale Heart

Tell Tale Heart is based on the Edgar Allan Poe tale of the same name. Wilson, a young man, endeavours to convince the audience of his sanity whilst simultaneously describing a murder he has committed ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 5): 5 Either genderOne-Act.
TragedyThrillerAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

The Angel of the Odd

Duff cannot believe the gullibility of humanity for believing everything they hear or read; especially in the newspapers regardless of how ludicrous the story. He vows never to fall for such stories ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 4): 1F, 1M, 2 EitherOne-Act.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyAdaptation of book/filmSurrealDetailsDetails

The Beauty Sleeping

Fiddle and Tinkle, Mother Droopy's sons, narrate this classic tale with a twist. King and Queen Twinkle are blessed with a daughter by Betty the good witch. Hogben, the wicked witch is a little put ou ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 11): M2, F4, 4 Either (It's really up to you, as with all pantomimes whether the queen is played by a male, or the Cat is played by a Female) (minimum 10Full-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyPantomimeDetailsDetails

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

Published in 1845, this short story was taken as a factual account and was only later revealed as a hoax by Poe. After being diagnosed with Tuberculosis, Ernest Valdemar seeks his physician friend wh ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 7): 1M, 6 EitherOne-Act.
Adult ThemesTragedyThrillerAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

The Masque of the Red Death

Prince Prospero attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his palace. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, hosts a masquerade ball within seven rooms of the palace, ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 5): 2M, 1F, 2 EitherOne-Act.
Horror/GhostThrillerAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

The Pied Piper and the Tail of the Rat King

A new twist on an old tail...sorry, tale. The Pied Piper leads all the rats away to a secret cave so that he can become Mayor of the town, but he soon reveals himself to be greedier and more of a pest ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 11): Minimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. The usual pantomime juxtapositions apply.Full-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyPantomimeDetailsDetails

The Raven

The Raven is one of the most famous poems ever written. This stage adaptation tells of a talking Raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow fall into madness. The lover i ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 2): 1M, 1 EitherOne-Act.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performTragedyHorror/GhostAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

The Raven

The Raven is one of the most famous poems ever written. This stage adaptation tells of a talking Raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow fall into madness. The lover i ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 2): 1M, 1 EitherOne-Act.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performTragedyHorror/GhostAdaptation of book/filmDetailsDetails

The Wicked Witches of Oz

A panto twist on the classic tale of Dorothy and the ruby slippers, with some familiar faces, some new characters and absolutely no mention of that tune.... ...
Author: NUTTALL, PeterCast (at least 10): Minimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Aunt Em is written as a dame role (to be played by a man). Doubling of characters is an integral part of the script.Full-Length.
Suitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyPantomimeDetailsDetails

Peter Nuttall



Peter Nuttall is an Author, Playwright, Actor, Director, Producer, Freelance Composer of music for Amateur Theatre Groups and Classically trained singer and musician
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