Drama Downloads

Below is a selection of drama lessons and scripts which you can purchase for only £4.97 and download immediately. These resources include guidelines, scripts and lesson plans written by drama specialist David Farmer. They are ideal for planning and inspiration.

Primary 5-11 years (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Funnybones

Funnybones

Practical, fun and easy-to-do drama activities linked to this evergreen story, suitable for 5-7 years.
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The Gruffalo Drama Activities (4-7 years)

Drama Lessons for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 based on The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson (Macmillan 1999).Learning objectives (linked to objectives from the Primary Framework for Literacy and Mathematics):Use language to
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The King's Sentence

The King’s Sentence

A lesson plan for KS2 to explore how we can communicate non-verbally through gesture, body language and sign language.
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The Musicians of Bremen Script

The Musicians of Bremen Script

The Musicians of Bremen is a short play (nine pages plus directing tips, around 15 minutes) suitable for performance by children and young people - ideal
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The Tiger Child - Drama Lesson for Key Stage 1 and Reception

The Tiger Child – Drama Lesson for Key Stage 1 and Reception

A range of drama and storytelling activities for reception and key stage 1 based on a traditional Indian folk-tale.
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World War Two Evacuees

Use media, drama strategies and a fictional story to explore the experience of World War Two evacuees.
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Inspirational Drama in the Primary School
Old Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond Street, London, NW1 3FE. Wednesday 3rd July 2019 10:30am – 4:30pm

If you have attended our ever-popular Drama in the Primary Curriculum course we know you will love this one – but it is open to all teachers and no prior knowledge is necessary. David Farmer will deliver brand new lesson plans from his forthcoming new book, suitable for KS1 and KS2 teachers. Places available... book now >

Secondary 11-18 years (Key Stages 3-5)

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Commedia dell’arte

Commedia dell’ Arte began in the marketplaces of sixteenth-century Europe as improvised theatre which was rude, funny and satirical. It continues to influence theatre and comedy
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Drama Games for Language Teaching (teenage to adult)

Drama is an effective way of helping students to learn languages by using active teaching and learning styles. These fourteen fun drama games and activities are
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Introducing Augusto Boal (12 years to adult)

Three full-length practical sessions introducing the work of the Brazilian theatre who revolutionised theatre. The article introduces the concept of Image Theatre, Forum Theatre and Theatre
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