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Sugar and Spice and Rats and Snails


  • Playwright


  • Author Notes

    This play was created and presented by Grips Theatre Berlin in February 1975. It was translated by Brigitte Prenn and adapted by TEAM to a Dublin setting.
  • Notes

    A play for primary students.

  • Synopsis

    Sugar and Spice and Rats and Snails is a play about gender stereotypes. Three young girls decide to build a moon rocket from the junk that's lying in the city dump. Their plan is resisted by the adults. In the long run the boys and girls join forces to prove to the adults that their roles are interchangeable.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer John Olohan
Performer Mairin Mythen
Performer Margaret Byrne
Performer Siobhan Cleary
Performer Conal Kearney
Performer Siabhra Woods
Production Team  
Director Nuala Hayes
Designer John Olohan
Music by Fran Dempsey

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was provided by printed material in the TEAM archive.