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Class Play on Holland

Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
Class Play on Holland
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Class Play on Holland
Cast of 30 (easily adapted up or down); duration around 15 minutes.
In this Holland class play, the narrator plus supporting cast are joined by a rather famous artist - none too happy to have his work handed out for free! Read on to find out why this Van Gogh had every right to feel like he'd just lost a winning lottery ticket!
This is one of a set of scripts Sue Russell has written on different countries (Great Britain, England, Scotland, Wales, Holland, Australia, France, Spain, Malta, India, Africa).
Sample Text:
Music 1 Tulips from Amsterdam – Max Bygraves
(Children file in, sitting down in two rows of fifteen, facing the audience)
Narrator: Good morning and welcome to our assembly on
Whole Cast: (Together) The Netherlands!
(Narrator looks puzzled, checking his notes)
Narrator: Now, wait a minute! I have (reading) ‘Welcome to our assembly on’ (pauses) ‘Holland’ written here. (Looking around) Am I in the right place?
Child 1: You certainly are!
Narrator: (Spluttering) But … (pointing at notes)
Child 1: Yes, I can see you have ‘Holland’ written down there; and granted it is a little confusing. But that’s just because we have two names! Foreigners tend to refer to our country as Holland but we call ourselves
Whole Cast: (Together) The Netherlands!
Child 2: Neder being the Dutch word for low
Child 3: And Landen meaning lands.
Narrator: (A little huffily) Well, I’m glad we’ve cleared that up! (Coughing to himself) Not the most promising of starts!
(Addressing Cast)
Anything else you need to tell me?
Child 4: Well, I suppose you know why we call ourselves Dutch?
Narrator: As opposed to Netherlandish or Hollandish? Please explain!
Child 4: The word Dutch comes from the German word Deutsch meaning Germany. You see, the majority of us have German blood; though we tend to refer to ourselves as Nederlanders.
Narrator: (Stroking his/her chin) Hmm. I’m thinking we need a little historical background here.
Child 5: OK. So our land was first inhabited by Celtic and Germanic tribes
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