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'The Pied Piper and the Tail of the Rat King' by Peter Nuttall - songs and additional information.

'The Pied Piper and the Tail of the Rat King' by Peter Nuttall
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. The script copyright and performance rights cover the scores we supply. The script copyright and performance rights do not cover other songs.
Song #SongScore
1The Pied Piper (Peter Nuttall)Yes
2The Pied Piper - Reprise (Peter Nuttall)Yes
Period and Geography
Locations: a fictitious country and Germany. Time Periods: Timeless and Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 4
Setting: Living Room, Wilderness, Village and 'Other Location'
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: less than 1 known rude word per thousand.
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Potential blasphemy
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Piano and vocal scores for some of the songs (these should be listed above)
Pantomime treatment of the Pied Piper (although, to fit with the constraints of panto, a lot of the story has changed!)
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 than the rats ever were. Brave Rattles the rat has to try to free the rats and the town!


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