Mr Grump and the Clown

by Brian Way


Age Advice: Kindergarten and Grades 1 - 3

Mr Grump and the Clown was first produced by Theatre Centre in 1966. As the first in a trilogy on the theme of a “clown”, it was written and directed by the author for presentation to young school children and was toured throughout the British Isles for a year.

Two people, Jenny and Claire, meet the youngsters as they come into the hall, and help to sit them down, telling them that they are going to tell a story.


(Two men and two women)


Creative Team

Writer: Brian Way
Director: Brian Way

The information on this page has been gathered from archive materials and is incomplete. Do you have more information about this play, or were you involved in its production? Let us know by leaving a comment below or contacting us.

A copy of the script is held by the British Library.

"Wait - we'll do it as in the story. Everybody become grumpy people with long, miserable grumpy faces - now. I'll say that part of the story again."


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