Marty McFry and Doc Peppermint Brown take the audience back to the past to witness some great scientific breakthroughs. The scientists they visit include: Sir Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, Wilhelm Röntgen, the Wright brothers and John Logie Baird.
The script includes an option to link part of the assembly to a Year 6 Design and Technology topic.
Funny excerpts from the play script
NARRATOR: Previous designs for manned flight had involved a lot of flapping.
(Two strangely dressed people holding wings enter stage, warm-up like athletes, flap furiously and jump from chair, one after the other and walk off sadly.)
NARRATOR: It didn’t really work.
MARTY: Marty McFry (M), leading humorous DOC: Doc Peppermint Brown (M), leading humorous; mad scientist NARRATOR: supporting RÖNTGEN: Wilhelm Röntgen (M) WILBER: Wilber Wright (M) ORVILLE: Orville Wright (M) BAIRD: John Logie Baird (M)
NON-SPEAKING: YEAR DATE HOLDER SIR ISAAC NEWTON: (M) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: (M) 2 FLAPPERS Total of 12 characters (minimum 8 male)
Other roles: 5-7 DANCERS 1-2 MUSIC AND SOUND EFFECTS 1-2 STAGE-HANDS
With doubling of roles the play could be performed by 8 children.
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