The Gunpowder Plot


Author: Daniel Dalton – Music: Katherine Brookes


Remember, Remember the


5th of November


The Gunpowder Plot tells the story of Robert Catesby, Thomas Winter and Thomas Percy who plotted with Guy Fawkes to blow up the House of Commons.  Their plan is simple, hire a cellar under the chamber and pack it with explosives and wait. Find out how their cunning plot is foiled and what happens to Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators.

Learn why we celebrate the 5th of November each year with fireworks and bonfire parties.

What you get

You get

The Script

With stage suggestions

Music Score

Full libretto score

 MP3 tracks

performance backing

 MP3 tracks

backing so your children learn the tunes

Art pack

Make the props, scenery and costumes from recycled materials

Made up of: Main Show Script with Historical Fact Sheets and Artpack – CD with Performance and Backing racks – Libretto Music Score – Lyric ‘n’ Lines CD with script and song words to save copying the scripts or for use with a Whiteboard – 12 month Performance and Video License – Photocopying License

Music Samples

 The Gunpowder Plot  – Music Samples

You Will Talk

My Name Is Guy

Cast List

Major Parts

Mrs Price –              Tom’s mother.
Tom Price –              Petulant schoolboy.
Marie –                     Modern day schoolgirl.
Claire –                     Modern day schoolgirl.
Robert Catesby –  Chief conspirator.
Guy Fawkes –          Loud & brash conspirator.
Thomas Winter –     Conspirator.
Thomas Percy –      Conspirator.
John Wright –          Conspirator.
Francis Tresham –  A rich conspirator.
Ambrose Rockwood – A rich conspirator.
Sir Everard Digby – A rich conspirator.
Lord Monteagle –  A rich Member of Parliament.
King James I –         


Other Parts

King of England.
Barmaid –                 A poor, young barmaid.
Caretaker –              Old caretaker in House of Lords’ cellar.
Lady Monteagle –  Wife of Lord Monteagle.
Lady Tresham –       Wife of Francis Tresham.
Thomas Howard –   King’s advisor.

Ellen Bright –                    Young woman who rents the House of Lords’ cellar.

3 Maids –                         Maids in Lord Monteagle’s household.

3 Modern schoolchildren 

8 Townspeople

6 Soldiers

(Numbers are flexible)


Thank you for writing this musical, our children have really enjoyed themselves, they will remember the story for years. 

Teacher, Moorlands Junior School