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David Farmer

DAVID FARMER  (1955 - )

Nationality:    English
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below is a list of David Farmer's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Frog In Love         Jack And The Beanstalk         Mouse and Mole         My Uncle Arly         Nightingale, The         One Dark Night         Suitcase Full Of Stories



Frog In Love

Synopsis:
Frog feels like laughing. Frog feels like crying. He goes hot he goes cold and something goes thump-thump inside. Perhaps he has the flu..or could it be that Frog is in love?

Notes:
From the books by Max Velthuijs . Songs And music by David Farmer

1st Produced:
C too, Edinburgh Festival    2003

Organisations:
Tiebreak Theatre Company

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
for children adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Jack And The Beanstalk

Synopsis:
Musical adaptation of the traditional tale, commissioned by the Lyric. Features a giant chair!

Notes:
Music by Kenny Forrest

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Tiebreak Theatre Company

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
for children adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Mouse and Mole

Synopsis:
Mouse and Mole dance in the autumn leaves. Discover the first daffodil of spring. And meet Santa Claus

Notes:
Based on the books by Joyce Dunbar

1st Produced:
U K tour    2005/2006

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Childrens play

Parts:
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My Uncle Arly

Synopsis:
a madcap hour of clowning, puppetry and song inspired by the life and work of Edward Lear. This comic celebration of nonsense is a wonderfully theatrical journey through the absurd for both young and old.

Notes:
written with Shon Dale-Jones

1st Produced:
assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival    2003

Organisations:
Hoipolloi and Tiebreak Theatre

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Nightingale, The

Synopsis:
Set in a kitchen and told by the Chef and the Kitchen Maid using a mix of acting and puppetry, the play retells andersen's story of the Emperor locked away deep in his precious porcelain palace and the beautiful Nightingale which he puts under lock and key.

Notes:
Music by Kenny Forrest

1st Produced:
Kings Lynn arts Centre and UK tour    2004

Organisations:
Tiebreak Theatre Company

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
for children adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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One Dark Night

Synopsis:
Three storytellers spin a web of stories from around the world

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
UK tour    2002

Organisations:
Tiebreak Theatre Company

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
for children adaptation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  3

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Suitcase Full Of Stories

Synopsis:
a magical suitcase in an attic is discovered by two removal persons. as each object is removed from the case a story from a different part of the world is told.

Notes:
Music by Kenny Forrest

1st Produced:
UK tour    2000

Organisations:
Tiebreak Theatre Company

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
for children adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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