The Leaving of Liverpool - A Play


David Scott & Jeremy James Taylor & Richard Brettser

Published by SchoolPlay Productions

Large Mixed Cast
The desperation and anticipation which pushed on the emigrants from Ireland and the exploitation of children by those profiting from the transatlantic trade combine to create a gripping drama which is splendidly balanced with beautiful ballads and sparky humour

Suggested Age Range : 11 upwards - best with a wide range. Running Time : 105 minutes + interval/s - Music : A mixture of group and solo items of varying range; accompaniment written for seven-piece ensemble but could be simplified. Set: Prologue in an Irish hovel; Act I on a Liverpool dockside; Act II on board ship. The date is 1850.

For Piano Score click here

For Rehearsal Cassette (piano accompaniment suitable for rehearsal only) click here

For Performance Cassette (fully orchestrated backing track) click here

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