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Portuguese Gold
Based on true events which happened during Francis Drake’s round-the-world expedition in 1577/78. When a noble friend of Drake’s, and captain of one of his ships is accused of stealing from a plundered cargo, Drake has to appear even-handed in his dealings and bear the consequences of an unpopular decision. Being becalmed and befogged adds to his problems...
Suitable for Years: 5–8+
Approx. Duration (minutes): 25–30
Speaking / Singing Parts: 18
Non-speaking Parts: to suit
Songs: none
Price (GBP): £10.50
• 18 speaking parts
• Extra sailors as non-speaking parts
• Duration ~ 25-30 minutes
• Suitable for all male cast
• Lively script
• NC links: Hist/Drama