Speech & Drama

Closing date for Speech and Drama entries: Thursday 18th January 2018

Mrs. Angie Holmes

30 Hatch Lane

Old Basing Basingstoke

Hampshire RG24 7EA

Telephone: 01256 329677

Email: aeholmes2001@yahoo.com

 

Mrs. Gill Sakakini

2 Priory Gardens

Old Basing Basingstoke

Hampshire RG24 7DS

Email: gilly.sak@gmail.com

Telephone: 01256 811956

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

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March

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 year and under ~ FESTIVAL STARTERS CUP (SP/D1, SP/D1A) ~ 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D1A ~ 4 years ~ 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D2 ~ 5 years ~ TERESA KERR CUP (SP/D2, SP/D2A, SP/D3) ~ 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D2A ~ 6 years ~ 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D3 ~ 7 years ~ 1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D4 ~ 8 years ~ GEORGE STONES TROPHY (SP/D4 – SP/D5A) ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D4A ~ 9 years ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D5 ~ 10 years ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D5A ~ 11 years ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D6 ~ 12 – 13 years ~ FESTIVAL PLAQUE (SP/D6, SP/D7, SP/D8) ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D7 ~ 14 – 15 years ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D8 ~ 16 – 18 years ~ 3.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D9 ~ 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/D10 ~ 7 years and under ~ BRISTOL CUP (SP/D10 – SP/D14) ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D11 ~ 8 years ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D12 ~ 9 years ~ BRISTOL CUP (SP/D10 – SP/D14) ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D13 ~ 10 years ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D14 ~ 11 years ~ 2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D15 ~ 12/13 years ~ SENIOR POETRY CUP (SP/D15 – SP/D18) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D16 ~ 14/15 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D17 ~ 16/18 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D18 ~ 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/D19 ~ 7 years and under ~ ANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D19 – SP/D35) ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D20 ~ 8 years ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D20A ~9 years ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D21 ~10 years ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D21A ~11 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D22 ~12 – 13 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D23 ~14 – 15 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D24 ~16 – 18 years ~3.5 mins

CLASS SP/D25 ~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/D26 ~7 years and under ~ANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D19 – SP/D35) ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D27 ~8 years ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D27A ~9 years ~2 mins

CLASS SP/D28 ~10 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D28A ~11 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D29 ~12 – 13 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D30 ~14 – 15 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D31 ~16 – 18 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D32 ~Adult ~3 mins.

PREPARED PROSE READING

Own choice read from a copy.

CLASS SP/D33 ~7 years and under ~ANGELA HOLMES CUP (SP/D19 – SP/D35) ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D33A ~8 – 11 years ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D34 ~12 years and over ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D35 ~Adult ~3 mins.

OWN COMPOSITION

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

Two copies of entrant’s composition to be sent with the entry form.

CLASS SP/D36 ~11 years and under ~1.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D37 ~12 – 15 years `2 mins.

CLASS SP/D38 ~16 years and over ~2 mins.

ACTING DUOLOGUE

Own choice for two characters speaking from memory – words must not be read. Please refer to copyright rules at the head of this Speech and Drama section.

CLASS SP/D39 ~11 years and under ~DON ALLCOCK TROPHY (SP/D39 – SP/D40) ~4 mins.

CLASS SP/D40 ~12 years and over ~5 mins.

BIBLE READING

Own choice

CLASS SP/D41 ~11 years and under ~WILLIAM TYNDALE CUP(SP/D41 – SP/D44) ~2 mins.

CLASS SP/D42 ~12 – 15 years ~2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D43 ~16 – 18 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D44 ~Adult ~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/D45A ~ 7 years and under ~ BMAF FESTIVAL CUP (SP/D45A – SP/D46) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D45B ~ 8 – 11 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D46 ~ 12 – 13 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D47 ~14 – 15 years ~THE MORGO CUP (SP/D47 – SP/D48) ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D48 ~ 16 – 18 years ~3 mins.

CLASS SP/D49 ~ Adult ~ 3 mins.

SHAKESPEAREAN SOLO

SISTER MARY AQUINAS CUP (SP/D50 – SP/D53)

CLASS SP/D50 ~ 11 years and under ~To be read and acted ~2.5 mins.

CLASS SP/D51 ~ 12 – 15 years ~ To be read and acted ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D52 ~ 16 – 18 years ~ To be memorised not read, and acted ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D53 ~ Adult ~ To be memorised and acted ~ 5 mins.

USING SPOKEN ENGLISH

A prepared short talk with diverse and interesting content on a subject chosen by the entrant. Props and notes may be used; points awarded for lively engagement with the audience. Please provide a copy of the script for the Adjudicator.

CLASS SP/D65 ~ 7 years and under ~ MARGARET GARLAND CUP (SP/D65 – SP/D68) ~ 2 mins.

CLASS SP/D66 ~ 8 – 11 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D67 ~ 12 – 15 years ~ 3 mins.

CLASS SP/D68 ~ 16 years and over ~ 3 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 theatrical performance in this section.