British history, 18th century
SUMMARY: An English town is about to be attacked by the Scottish Jacobites. Something unusual happens when the military locks into the line of cannon fire. A fast-moving, fun skit by British playwright, Chris Green.
- Type: True event
- Time and Region: 1745, England
- Grades: 7-12
- Performance Time: 5 minutes
WHERE IS THIS SKIT USED?
- History classes as reader’s theatre
- Drama showcases
- Choral music with drama concerts
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✎“Not many people study the mid-1700s in England, but that may be a reason to include this scene. It’s just 5 minutes and has a great crowd scene. I have bought nearly all the skits by British playwright Chris Green and highly recommend this one.” – Amazon customer