Near Coxon's Tower

Skit Synopsis

In this skit set in a northern English town in 1803, some young, British soldiers are in despair over the probable invasion from France. How do they gain the will and courage to fight?

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Type

Non-fiction

Grades

7-12

Cast

5

Time and Region

1803, town in northern England

Performance Time

5 minutes

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