Speech & Drama

Saturday 9th March and Sunday 10th March 2019

All entries to be sent by Thursday 17th January 2019 to:  Angie Holmes   30 Hatch Lane Old Basing Basingstoke Hampshire RG24 7EA

Email: aeholmes2001@yahoo.com Telephone: 01256 329677

Adjudicator: Jonathan Owen Cert. Ed., Cert. TESOL, MSTSD

SPEECH AND DRAMA To comply with the AUTHOR’S LICENCING AGREEMENT with the British and International Federation of Music Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, own choice pieces must state TITLE, AUTHOR AND PUBLISHER on the entry form. This means the entrant does not have to obtain permission from the copyright owner to perform prose, verse or dramatic solos. Acted scenes from plays and dramatic duologues still require the permission of the copyright owner. Copyright is now in place for 70 years after the death of the author. For Group Dramatic Activity items, copyright should be sought by entrants at the time of entry.

PREPARED VERSE SPEAKING   Own choice of verse, to be memorised. These words must not be read. 

Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

CLASS SP/D1 3 years and under FESTIVAL STARTERS CUP (SP/D1, SP/D2) 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D2 4 years 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D3 5 years TERESA KERR CUP (SP/D3, SP/D4, SP/D5) 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D4 6 years 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D5 7 years 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D6 8 years GEORGE STONES TROPHY (SP/D6 – SP/D9) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D7 9 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D8 10 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D9 11 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D10 12 – 13 years FESTIVAL PLAQUE (SP/D10, SP/D11, SP/D12) 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D11 14 – 15 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D12 16 – 18 years 3.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D13 Adult 3.5 mins.

PREPARED VERSE SPEAKING – DUOLOGUE   Own choice spoken from memory and not read.

  Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

CLASS SP/D14 7 years and under BRISTOL CUP (SP/D14 – SP/D18) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D15 8 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D16 9 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D17 10 years BRISTOL CUP (SP/D14 – SP/D18) 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D18 11 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D19 12 – 13 years SENIOR POETRY CUP (SP/D19 – SP/D22) 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D20 14 – 15 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D21 16 – 18 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D22 Adult 3 mins.

PREPARED VERSE READING  Own choice to be read from a copy. 

Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

CLASS SP/D23 7 years and under ANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D23 – SP/D44) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D24 8 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D25 9 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D2610 years2 mins.

CLASS SP/D27 11 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D28 12 – 13 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D29 14 – 15 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D30 16 – 18 years 3.5 mins

CLASS SP/D31 Adult 3.5 mins.

PREPARED VERSE READING – DUO Own choice to be read from a copy by two characters.

Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

CLASS SP/D32 7 years and under ANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D23 – SP/D44) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D33 8 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D34 9 years 2 mins

CLASS SP/D35 10 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D36 11 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D37 12 – 13 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D38 14 – 15 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D39 16 – 18 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D40 Adult 3 mins.

PREPARED PROSE READING Own choice of prose, read from a copy.

CLASS SP/D417 years and underANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D23 – SP/D44)2 mins.

CLASS SP/D42 8 – 11 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D43 12 years and over 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D44 Adult 3 mins.

OWN COMPOSITION Entrant to read his or her own composition which should not exceed 20 lines.

Please include two copies of entrant’s composition with the entry form.

CLASS SP/D45 11 years and under 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D46 12 – 15 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D47 16 years and over 2 mins.

USING SPOKEN ENGLISH   A prepared short talk with diverse and interesting content on  own choice 

of  subject. Props and notes may be used and points will be awarded for a lively 

engagement with the audience. Please provide a copy of the script for the Adjudicator.

CLASS SP/D48 9 years and under MARGARET GARLAND CUP (SP/D48 – SP/D51) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D49 10 – 11 years 3mins.

CLASS SP/D50 12 – 15 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D51 16 years and over 3 mins.

BIBLE READING     Own choice

CLASS SP/D52 11 years and under WILLIAM TYNDALE CUP (SP/D52 – SP/D55) 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D53 12 – 15 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D54 16 – 18 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D55 Adult 3 mins.

SIGHT-READING   Entrant is allowed two minutes to prepare a text chosen by the adjudicator.

CLASS SP/D56 9 years and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D57 10 – 11 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D58 12 – 14 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D59 15 years and over 3 mins.

MIME Only speak to announce the title of the piece.

No props or costume are allowed. Please wear a black leotard or similar clothing. 

       

CLASS SP/D60 9 years and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D61 10 – 11 years 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D62 12 – 14 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D63 15 years and over 3 mins.

TELEVISION NEWS READER No script may be used, but bullet-point notes are allowed. 

Please bring a copy of the script for the Adjudicator. 

CLASS SP/D64 9 years and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D65 10 – 11 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D66 12 – 14 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D67 15 years and over 3 mins.

DRAMATIC SOLO OR CHARACTER STUDY Words to be memorised and not read. 

A presentation of either a short scene between two characters (one imaginary), or a speech for one character.

CLASS SP/D68 7 years and under BMAF FESTIVAL CUP (SP/D68 – SP/D70) 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D69 8 – 11 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D70 12 – 13 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D71 14 – 15 years THE MORGO CUP (SP/D71 – SP/D73) 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D72 16 – 18 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D73 Adult 3 mins.

SHAKESPEAREAN SOLO SISTER MARY AQUINAS CUP (SP/D74 – SP/D77)

CLASS SP/D74 11 years and under To be read and acted. 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D75 12 – 15 years To be memorised and acted. 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D76 16 – 18 years To be memorised and acted. 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D77 Adult To be memorised  and acted.5 mins.

GROUP SPEAKING   Movement, costume and props allowed.  For groups of 5 to 25 performers.

CLASS SP/D78 9 years and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D79 10 – 11 years 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D80 12 – 14 years 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D81 15 years and over 3 mins.

GROUP POETRY For groups of 5 to 25 performers.

CLASS SP/D82 Year 6 and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D83 Years 7 – 11 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D84 16 years and over 3.5 mins.

GROUP DRAMA For groups of 5 to 25 performers.

CLASS SP/D85 Year 6 and under NEW CLASSES FOR 2019 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D86 Years 7 – 11 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D87 16 years and over 3.5 mins.

THE BASINGSTOKE THEATRE TRUST TROPHY  will be awarded during the

Gala Performance for an entrant who in the opinion of the Adjudicator, has given an

outstanding performance in the Speech and Drama section in March 2019.

          Gala Performance and Awards Ceremony

          2:00pm Sunday 28th April 2019