Yellowbrick Publications Catalogue  


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  • Aladdin by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, Play Script with Suggestions for Songs


    Aladdin ScriptThis is a panto-style play for children with 8 suggested songs. The duration is around 70 to 80 minutes and it is suitable from age 9 upwards. There are lots of characters in this show. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.


  • Ali Baba by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, Play Script with Suggestions for Songs


    This is a panto-style play for children with 8 suggested songs. The duration is around 70 to 80 minutes and it is suitable from age 9 upwards. There are lots of characters in this show, which is based on the well-known story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.


  • An Evening with Lord Bramley by David Barrett, Ages 16 to Adult, A Musical Whodunnit

    Lord Bramley is having a dinner party. In addition to his wife there will be four guests, none of whom have ever met him, although Gerard and Constance are known to Lady Bramley. Bramley is a practical joker and, unbeknown to his guests, he decides to invite a group of actors, The Poirot Players, to run a murder-mystery evening. To make this even more bizarre, one of the actors actually plays Lord Bramley and Bramley masquerades as the butler, whom he has given the night off. Two of the actors play fictitious guests. What seems a good idea to the eccentric Bramley soon turns into a disaster when the actor playing Lord Bramley is murdered. This is a musical whodunit lasting around 2 hours for 8m, 5f and a chorus of servants. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Coppelia by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, A Musical Play


    This is a musical play with chorus songs and dances based on the story of the doll Coppelia, who comes to life. There are plenty of speaking roles and scope for a large chorus. The duration is around 80 minutes. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.


  • Down Stepney Way by David Barrett, Ages 11 to Adult, Musical Play


    A musical play set in London in the blitz. There are 13 songs, 4 dances, lots of speaking roles and lots of chorus work. The plot features friction, friendship and romance between young people of different social classes. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.


  • Escape From Ragnarok Mountain by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, Play Script


    An exciting adventure story for children. This play lasts 80 to 90 minutes and involves a large cast with many speaking parts. The story is inspired by Norse and Saxon legends. Five children are transported by a magic spell to a bygone age of wizards, warriors, elves and dragons. In order to return home they must complete a task and defeat an evil wizard. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Hansel and Gretel by David Barrett, Ages 9-14, Musical Play


    A musical play based on the well-known tale but the witch does not die in this version. The duration is around one hour. Hansel and Gretel are left in the forest by their parents, who are too poor to feed them. Lost, they stumble upon an old cottage, unaware that a witch lives there. Hansel is captured by the witch but happily a band of forest elves come to the rescue. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • King Arthur by David Barrett, Ages 9 to Adult, Musical Play


    This is a musical play for children, based on the King Arthur story but with a very unexpected twist at the end. There are 12 speaking roles and scope for a large chorus. The duration is around 80 minutes. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Peter Pan by David Barrett, Ages 10 to Adult, Musical Play

    Based on the original play by JM Barrie, this delightful new adaptation will delight your audiences and no flying is necessary. All performance royalties go to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. This is a full-length show, lasting around 100 minutes and is suitable for children aged 10 to adult. There are lots of speaking roles and a large chorus. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

    Peter Pan, copyright 1937, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London.

  • Puss in Boots by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, A Play Script with Suggestions for Songs


    This is a panto-style play with 7 suggested songs. Lasting just over one hour there are plenty of speaking parts and a chorus. This is the well-known story of Puss in Boots. A miller's youngest son is left only a cat in his father's will. However, this is no ordinary cat. With Puss's help, the boy, Thomas, gains a title, castle and lands. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Robin Hood by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, Play Script with Suggestions for Songs


    This is a panto-style play with a suggested songs. With a duration of 80 to 90 minutes this is a large cast play with plenty of speaking roles and chorus. The familiar story of Robin Hood is explored in a new way. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.


  • Rumpelstiltskin by David Barrett, Ages 9-16, Musical Play


    A musical play with chorus songs and dances, this is around 80 minutes long. There are six songs and seven dances in this lively play. There are lots of speaking roles and room for a very large chorus. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Slick by David Barrett, Ages 11-18, Musical Play


    This is set in an American high school in the sixties. This exciting and humorous play contains up-beat songs and dances ,which appeal to children. There is plenty of dance work, scope for a large chorus and 30 speaking roles. The duration is around 2 hours. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.



  • Snow White by David Barrett, Ages 16 to Adult, Musical Play


    This is a hilariously funny adaptation of the well-known story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Your audience will be rolling in the aisles. The script is full of misunderstandings and plays on words. There are only a few patches of mildly risque humour. This play is too difficult for younger children. The songs use well-known song melodies so your cast will learn them easily. Of course, we have changed the words. The running time is around two hours. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Tom Thumb by David Barrett, Ages 9-14, Play Script with Suggestions for Songs


    This is a panto-style play with 9 suggested songs. The duration is about 1 hour. There are lots of speaking roles and chorus work. Please note, this is a script with suggestions for songs. Tom is one of seven brothers. Their parents cannot afford to feed them and leave them to fend for themselves in the forest. They knock on the door of a mysterious cottage hoping for shelter from a storm. Unbeknown to them the cottage belongs to an ogre who eats children. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • When Toad Came Home by David Barrett, Ages 9 to Adult, Musical Comedy Play


    This is a musical play, the sequel to the Wind in the Willows, a fun show for all the family. The duration is around 90 minutes. A large cast and easy songs for children to learn. 9 songs. This is the adventures of Toad and friends after the weasels have been thrown out of Toad Hall. It is suitable for schools and youth theatre and will provide a great evening's entertainment for your audience. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Just Another Friday by David Barrett, A Comedy Play for Adults


    A couple in their forties are bored with one-another and each joins an evening class, where they each meet a new 'friend'. One Friday, both evening classes are cancelled and unwittingly, both of the couple bring their 'friends' home to their flat. Add to this a barmy, drunken granny, a nosey policeman and a daughter and boyfriend and the mix is explosive. This farce lasts around 90 minutes. 4m, 2f, 2 m or f. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • The Blue Lamp by David Barrett, A Comedy Play for Adults


    This comedy for adults or students is set in a police station in London. A new inspector is due to take over. A thief takes refuge in a police station. A man dressed as a lady gets into difficulties when his car is stolen (along with his male clothes). He goes to file a report at the police station where his wife reports him missing. Meanwhile, the jewel thief is mistaken for the new inspector. Mayhem ensues. The duration is around 90 minutes. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • The Nun's Trail by David Barrett, a Comedy Play for Adults


    This is a prison breakout story with a twist. A prisoner escapes from a high-security jail and disappears without trace. Later, two prisoners occupying the same cell discover a tunnel and break out. The tunnel actually leads to the convent over the road. The plot contains elements of disguise, mistaken identity and a hunt for a priceless diamond. Suitable for adults or students, this comedy lasts around 90 minutes. 5m, 4f. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.

  • Treasure Island by David Barrett, A Ridiculous Comedy for Adults

    This is not strictly a panto but a hilariously funny spoof on the well-known story ofTreasure Island. The songs are all based on well-known songs of the sea, with our own lyrics. The script is quite challenging and risque in places. The duration is around 2 hours and there are 17 speaking roles and a chorus. Plot: Loosely based on RL Stevenson's novel. Billy Bones, a retired pirate, is drinking in the tavern run by Mrs Hawkins and her son, Jim. He receives a letter with the 'black spot', a pirates curse. This causes him to have heart failure and he dies. Mrs Hawkins and Jim discover a treasure map in Bones' sea chest, just as the pirates arrive to claim the map. Jim escapes to the Squire's house with the map and the adventure begins. To read a sample, click the Samples tab. To purchase, click the On-line Shop tab at the top of the page.