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The Kings Christmas
By Kim Williamson

"Fun Christmas drama with a message! Perfect for 6 - 10 year olds to act".

Length: 8 Minutes
Cast: 7 to 13 actors can perform the 13 roles mostly interchangeable between male and female actors.

Genre: Comedy / Drama
Audience: Children / Family

About the Play: Great for Christian Schools and church! How can a King who has everything be satisfied with Christmas gifts and treats? A humble guard teaches the King the true meaning of christmas. Fun medieval characters (King, Queen, Jesters etc) and a nativity scene


An ideal script for Christian schools to produce. Great for a class project to perform or drama class to present.


About the Playwright: Kim Williamson is an experienced actor, director and writer. She is Director of Detour Community Theatre and has had a number of her original works produced including a number that are available here at Christian Plays.

Price: $15


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Following is a sample from the script...


King enters sadly and sits on throne. Sighs. Queen follows.

Queen: What's the matter, my King? You have been very sad lately.

King: I know, my Queen. I can't help it. I just feel very glum.

Queen: But it's Christmas time. You know how you usually love Christmas.

King: I know. But I just feel empty.

Queen: Then we shall get the Royal Doctor in to see you (to Guard) Call the Royal Doctor.

Guard: Royal Doctor!

Royal Doctor: (Entering) Yes your Majesties, how can I help you?

Queen: The King is sad, can you help him?

Royal Doctor: I will see what I can do. Now Sire, open wide and say aaaahh (looks in his mouth, eyes, takes pulse etc) Hmmmmmm

King: Is it serious?

Royal Doctor: I can't find anything wrong with you. You are as sound as a nut!

King: How dare you call the King a nut!

Queen: Off to prison with you! Guard! (Guard takes Doctor off).

King: Now I feel worse than ever.

Queen: You need someone to cheer you up. Bring on the Jesters!

Guard: Jesters!

Jester 1: Coming my Lord, Your Jesters two.

Jester 2: Here we are, To entertain you.

Jester 1: We juggle(throws balls)or not! We are so funny.

Jester 2: Knock, knock.

Jester 1: Who's there?

Jester 2: Here's one for your money:

Jester 1&2: Knock, knock.

King, Queen & Guard: Who's there?

Jester 1&2: Mary.

King, Queen & Guard: Mary who?

Jester 1&2: Mary Christmas!

Queen: That's awful!

Jester 1: We've got more!

Jester 2: Tell me, why do we never hear anything about the 10th reindeer Olive?

Jester 1: Olive ?

Jester 2: Yeah, you know:

Jester 1&2: (Sing) Olive (“All of”) the other reindeer, used to laugh and call him names.

King: I can't stand it!

Queen: Guard! (Guard takes them off) Perhaps if you spent some money.

King: Yes. Spending money at Christmas normally makes me happy.

Queen: Guard, get the Shopkeeper.

Guard: Shopkeeper!

Shopkeeper: Your Majesties. I have here our latest catalog for you to buy from. We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Or just sacks of gold, if that's easier.

King: (Looks through catalogue) I don't know.

Queen: Just try.

King: OK. I'll have one of these, two of those, this one in blue, and that one in medium...

Queen: Ahem!

King: Large then! And definitely one of those. And is it possible to get enough of these to fill this room?

Shopkeeper: Yes Sir. Now let me see. You want a laptop, two I-pods, a blue PC flat screen, a medium 'I love My Mum' T Shirt...

Queen: Large.

Shopkeeper: Right, large. A 70 inch flat screen TV, and enough surround sound speakers to rock this place! Done! How would you like to pay for that Sir?

King: Just put it on my account.

Shopkeeper: Right. Delivery will be one to two weeks. Have a great Christmas Sir; I know I will (exits)

Queen: How do you feel now? Better?

King: Not really.

...script continues.