The Jungle Book (Jessica Swale stage version)
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848429253Publication Date:
28 Nov 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
UK tour 2017 & 2018

The Jungle Book (Jessica Swale stage version)

By Jessica Swale and Joe Stilgoe Original author Rudyard Kipling

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Rudyard Kipling's beloved tale of family, belonging and identity has been reimagined in this acclaimed adaptation by Jessica Swale, with original songs by Joe Stilgoe. 

The Jungle Book tells the story of Mowgli, the man-cub who is raised by wolves. With a little help from his animal friends – including Bagheera the panther, Baloo the bear, and Kaa the python – he must face the cruel and powerful tiger, Shere Khan, and learn the Law of the Jungle.

This musical adaptation is packed with memorable characters, catchy songs and brilliant storytelling, offering rich opportunities for all school, college, youth-theatre and amateur groups looking for a 'fresh, ambitious and inventive' (The Times) version of a much-loved classic.

It was widely seen on tour of the UK, produced by the Children's Theatre Partnership, Fiery Angel, and Royal & Derngate, Northampton, in 2018.

Extra Content: listen to extracts from Joe Stilgoe's original music for The Jungle Book on SoundCloud.

Press Quotes

'Fresh, ambitious and inventive'

The Times

'Joyfully inclusive'

The Stage

'A celebration of diversity and the power of family, no matter what form it takes… Swale has given us a Jungle Book for the present day, one ready to enchant and educate in equal measure'

WhatsOnStage

'Beguiling, thrilling and witty'

Northampton Chronicle

'More than the expected family show, teaching messages of equality, diversity, acceptance and more. It reminds audiences of all ages that our differences only divide us if we let them'

Mancunian

'A beautifully heart-warming show'

Miro Magazine
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848429253Publication Date:
28 Nov 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Jessica Swale:

Nell Gwynn
Blue Stockings
Jessica Swale's Blue Stockings
Drama Games for Rehearsals
Drama Games for Devising
Drama Games for Classrooms and Workshops

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Also by Rudyard Kipling:

The Jungle Book (Stuart Paterson stage version)

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