Great Hall Escape

Two knights, a duke, and a fool

This drama skit is perfect when studying the Middle Ages. In these two-scenes, the court jester is no fool. Nor are two knights who serve Duke William of Normandy, France. How do they manage to escape a death plot?

  • Setting: 1045, Normandy
  • Type: Historical fiction
  • Cast: 4 plus others
  • Performance Time: 6-8 minutes

Grades 9-12 or adults   ~   7 pages

Used in choral-drama concerts, history-drama performances, or at Middle Ages events – to great acclaim! (I’ve used this many times.)

First performed by Central Oregon History Performers.

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