Robert Staunton has turned Leon Garfield's novel into an action-packed play that all Key Stage 3 students should enjoy. The activity section features information about life and highwaymen in 18th-century London, including maps from the period, plus guidance on drama activities. Total number of speaking parts: 36 (21 male; 6 female; 9 mixed).
In the dangerous streets of 18th-century London, Smith a 12-year-old pickpocket, lives in the shadow of the hangman's rope. Then one day he steals a document from a gentleman - only to witness his murder minutes later. The activity section at the back of the play features information about life in 18th-century London, including maps from the period. There are also assignments covering a range of National Curriculum outcomes, plus detailed guidance on drama activities.
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