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Canterbury Tales - Full Length Play, Drama

Canterbury Tales

Michael Bogdanov, Geoffrey Chaucer, Phil Woods

Full Length Play, Drama

7m, 5f

Canterbury Tales (script)
by Chaucer made modern by Phil Woods with Michael Bogdanov
Music by Chris Barnes

"Colourful, boozy, good-spirited, compelling entertainment." - Stage and Television Today

Phil Woods has updated Chaucer to recreate for a modern audience the spectacle, humour and bawdiness of the fourteenth-century original. Set…


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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature)

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - An open space

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Play w/ Music

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Phil Woods has updated Chaucer to recreate for a modern audience the spectacle, humour and bawdiness of the fourteenth-century original. Set in the present the tales are told in the form of an annual "Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales-telling Competition", with the audience invited on stage between tales.
"Like all the best borrowings, Phil Woods' script captures in its own satiric style the comic essence of Chaucer's glee at human credulity and conformity." - The Guardian

"Anyone labouring under the misapprehension that medieval English literature is dry and academic should catch up with this splendid dramatised version of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales." - Western Mail

"Colourful, boozy, good-spirited, compelling entertainment." - Stage & Television Today
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7m, 5f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Expandable casting

CASTING NOTES

Large cast may be played by M7 F5

Rental Materials
The music is available on hire from Samuel French.
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Other Geoffrey Chaucer titles:

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