Synopses & Reviews
A collection of seven short plays based on Roald Dahl's book includes plays that are for three or four actors and a couple that are ideal for performance by a whole class. Reprint.
The unbearable Twits do not allow anyone to live in peace, but a migrant bird and some monkeys teach them a lesson!
Based on the beloved novel from the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda
There s a part to suit everyone in these plays from Roald Dahl s The Twits. Make Mr. Twit eat wormy spaghetti, stick a frog in Mrs. Twit s bed, or join in on the cleverest prank of all the great upside-down trick. These dramatizations based on Roald Dahl s beloved book can be performed in school and at summer camp, acted out at home, or simply read together by a group of friends. With useful tips on staging, props, and costumes, these plays are easy to perform and sure to be great fun for everyone "
About the Author
(1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post
, and so began a long and illustrious career.
After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing childrens stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.
Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.
Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com