The Spanish Armada


Author: Daniel Dalton – Music: Daniel Hewitt


The Invasion of England


Spain’s King Philip launches an armada of warships, his target, England. His elaborate plan was to send the armada to pick up his soldiers who were waiting in Calais. But Queen Elizabeth 1st, Francis Drake and the English navy were waiting for them, cannons ready.

This action packed story is filled with great songs and includes the sad story of the marooning of the Spanish in Ireland, who had no way to get home. Truly, England’s first finest hour.

The Spanish Armada Main Show Script Sample

What you get?

When you do but 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

Complete 50 minute show supplied ready to perform by 15 to 100 children Script (including stage directions) with Historical Fact Sheets and Art pack, MP3 files with Performance and Backing tracks, Libretto Music Score, 12 month Performance and Video License – Photocopying License

Cast List

Total Characters, 8 main parts, 9 military personnel, 4 others (number of military personnel is flexible, but seven have spoken lines). Some parts can be doubled up, most notably the Irish girl and Queen Elizabeth can be played by the same actress. The two Spanish soldiers can also play the parts of Spanish officers.

Factual Characters

The Duke of Medina –         Commander of Spanish Armada.

Sir Francis Drake –               Vice Admiral of the Fleet.

Lord Howard –                        Admiral of the English Fleet.

Captain Marolin –                  Captain of the San Martin.

King Philip II –                        Spanish king.

Queen Elizabeth I –               English queen.

Captain Fleming –                 English naval officer.

Fictional Characters


Anne –                                         English country girl.

Katherine –                               English country girl.

Advisor –                                    King Philip’s advisor.

Irish Girl –                                 Irish country girl.

Military Personnel

 4 English sailors – 3 Spanish officers – 2 Spanish soldiers – (Other assorted sailors are optional)

Music Samples

The Great Sir Francis Drake




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