The Blunt End

The school midsummer pageant goes awry as Miss Blunt, headmistress from hell, makes much ado about nothing and is found dead among the daisies.

 This play was originally written to be performed by a cast of secondary school children.

Set Furniture and Props

Forest backdrop 
Sign reading ‘exit’ or ‘no smoking’ 
Several chairs 
Donkey head/mask 
Clipboard & A4 sheets of paper 
Tissues & handkerchief 
Unidentified prop 
Drink 
Large pair of garden shears

Cast

7M, 8F and other performers.

The Gardener
Jessica Lavender, ambitious mother
Robert Lavender, her son, schoolboy
Rosemary Blunt, headmistress
Melody Mint, music teacher
Basil Llewellyn, sports teacher
Violet Mellerby, English teacher
Mustardseed, schoolgirl
Mote, schoolgirl
Cobweb, schoolgirl
Peaseblossom, schoolgirl
Four gnomes, schoolboys
Additional performers, schoolchildren

Script Extract

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