Books and Plays by Kjartan Poskitt
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|Murderous Maths||Ages 7-12|
|More Murderous Maths||Ages 7-12|
|The Essential Arithmetricks||Ages 7-12|
|The Mean and Vulgar Bits||Ages 7-12|
|Desperate Measures||Ages 7-12|
|The Gobsmacking Galaxy||Ages 8-12|
|Newton and his Apple||Ages 10-16|
no knowledge required - just deadly sharp brains! Ages 8-12. (Although many older people try and fail....)
Phantom of Ghastly Castle
Solve the puzzles to create a map of the castle, and then beat the goblin code to see the Phantom. (It's definitely in there!)
the Killer Puzzles
These puzzles are bad! Just get one wrong and you have to pay a forfeit - but get them all right and you discover how to sabotage the book to make it impossible for anyone else.
Gruesome Game Show
All the fun of a manic TV show trapped in a puzzle book. Avoid the buckets of maggots, the green eggs and old bath water to discover the mystery prize!
Suitable for any age group. A musical play for a large cast.
Henry VIII comes to the throne as a popular teenager. Less then 40 years later he dies having fought most of Europe, executed anyone he hates, married six times and changed the whole of religion as we know it. "Your body will rock and your head will roll..."
FAWKES THE QUIET GUY
Not really suitable for under 12's. A musical play for a large cast.
Welcome to Catesby's Cabaret club with your outrageous hostess Miss Catherine Wheel. But what are they all whispering about? Who gets walled up alive? What happens to 36 barrels of gunpowder and what's so strange about The Quiet Guy?
An ideal family show
A musical play for a cast of 12+
The hacks of The Daily Slur are onto a big story - can the fairground star Miranda really spin straw to gold or will she fall victim to the dreaded Madame Inquisitor? It's all a game to the ghastly manikin with no name.
A spooky pantomime for all the family
A musical play for a cast of 10+
When Sammy and his inventor dad move into the new house, nobody believes the ghostly goings on. What is the evil housekeeper Miss Nettle doing out at midnight, why has the house never had children in it before and who gets turned into a scarecrow?
Winner of 2 awards for "Best Production" and "Best Family Show"