Longman School Drama: Two Weeks with the Queen playscript Paperback
by Mary Morris
Part of the Longman School Drama series
An adaptation of Morris Gleitzmanï¿½ 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 pointsAn 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 01/04/2007
- Category: Drama & performing (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781405856829