Ron Nicol Plays
Ron Nicol Plays


Two-Act Adaptations of classic favourites

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(Spotlight Publications)

"...innovative treatment of a well-loved story...accessible to every size of society and venue." (Amateur Stage)

Large mixed cast - doubling, trebling and quadrupling possible.

An adaptation of the Charles Dickens favourite. Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Glimpses of his past life, visits to the happy households of his clerk and his nephew, and fearful visions of the future make him change his miserable nature.

Productions in Britain and the USA

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(Samuel French Ltd)

130 productions in the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, Germany, Luxembourg and Hong Kong

Large mixed cast : doubling and trebling possible.

An adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen favourite. Gerda searches for her friend Kai when he's kidnapped by the Snow Queen. With the help of a Crow and a Reindeer, she travels to the far North and confronts the Queen in her ice palace.  

"our audiences were entranced..." (Ottershaw Players); "a magical dramatisation" (Stourbridge News); "a new and exciting version of the classic fairy tale" (Chads Theatre); "a delight for family audiences" (Scene One); "spellbinding" (Lowestoft Journal); "magic ... really captivated the audience" (Highbury Players); "sell out audiences" (Everyman Theatre); "a fairy-tale treat" (Arts Archive); "really cool" (Huntingdon Youth Theatre)

"The Snow Queen" was Samuel French's Play of the Week 30 January 2014

(An abridged version in one act is now available as a printed manuscript from Samuel French UK)

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