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'The Sword in the Stone' by Tina & Robert Burbidge - songs and additional information.

'The Sword in the Stone' by Tina & Robert Burbidge
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. Performance rights for the script do not include rights for songs.
Song #Song
1Hey Ho, Come To The Fair (Music: Easthope Martin. Lyrics: Helen Taylor)
2Busy Doing Nothing (Music: Jimmy Van Heusen. Lyrics: Johnny Burke)
3Simon Says (Elliot Chiprut)
4A Policeman’s Lot (Gilbert & Sullivan. From: Pirates Of Penzance. Alternative Lyrics: Tina & Robert Burbidge )
5aMake Em Laugh (Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed)
5bBe A Clown (Cole Porter)
6aThere Are Bad Times Just Around The Corner (Noël Coward)
6bSinging the Blues (Melvin Endsley)
7Ghostbusters (Ray Parker Jr. Alternative Lyrics: Tina & Robert Burbidge)
8Together (Wherever We Go) (Music: Jule Style, Lyrics: Steven Sonheim, From: Gypsy)
9Food Glorious Food (Lionel Bart. From; Oliver)
10A Song of Patriotic Prejudice (Flanders & Swann)
11John Brown’s Body (Traditional. Alternative Lyrics: Tina & Robert Burbidge)
12aThis Is The Life (Irving Berlin)
12bI Just Can’t Wait To Be King (Music: Elton John. Lyrics: Tim Rice. From: The Lion King)
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Dining Room, Prison Cells, Park, Castle Interior, Village, 'Other Location' and Front-of-Curtain
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
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In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
A list of the suggested songs
British pantomime, full of jokes, parodies and spectacle.
The story of England's Greatest King gets a reworking, panto style. When humble page Arthur pulls a sword from a stone, he should become king, but jealous Mordred, aided by his witch of a mother, has other ideas and steals the throne. Can Merlin and Arthur's friends save the day?


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