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'Famous People of the Twentieth Century' by Sue Russell
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Period and Geography
Location: a non-specific location. Time Periods: 1920 to 1939, 1940s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s
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A set of five mini-plays (with run times around 10 minutes) designed for 'readers theatre' (i.e. use for small group reading), though they could also be performed as plays. No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz for each play.
Five short plays looking at the lives of famous people from the 20th century, including Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and a group of famous women : Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret Thatcher, Madame Curie, Mother Theresa, Anne Frank and Helen Keller.
The scripts are aligned to the English National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 & 2, History Syllabus Unit 20 ('What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?'), Citizenship Unit 5 (Living in a Diverse World) plus the R.E. Unit on Famous People.


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