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Speech and Drama Material (DOWNLOAD)

A miscellany of solos, duologues and prose extracts suitable for seniors and adults, compiled by Imelda Byrne, FIBSD

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Frankenstein: Elizabeth and Justine
Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature
Good Wives: Jo and Laurie
The Duchess of Padua: Moranzone and Guido

Agamemnon: Cassandra
Carmen: Carmen
Frankenstein: Justine Moritz
Good Wives: Jo
Good Wives: Mrs. March
John Gabriel Borkman: Gunhild Borkman
King Lear: Cordelia
The Way of the World: Lady Wishfort
Noah’s Flood: Noah
Salomé: Herod
The Duchess of Padua: Duke
The Winter’s Tale: Autolycus

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stephenson

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Solos, Duologues, Prose (DOWNLOAD)

Compiled by Deirdre Galassi and Finola Ryan, and suitable for speech examinations and festivals (for DOWNLOAD)

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A Christmas Carol (Belle speaking to Scrooge)
Anne of Green Gables (Anne speaking to Marilla)
The Secret Garden (Mary speaking)
Jane Eyre (Jane speaking to Mr. Rochester)
The Importance of being Earnest (Cecily speaking to Ernest)
Oliver Twist (Nancy speaking to Bill)
Pride and Prejudice (Elizabeth speaking to Mr. Darcy)
She Stoops to Conquer (Kate speaking to her father)
Preparing a Shakespearean selection
Julius Caesar (Brutus speaking)
King Henry VI (Part 1) (Joan La Purcell speaking to Burgundy and then to The Dauphin)
Great Expectations (Miss Havisham and Estella speaking)
Rumpelstiltskin (Miller’s Daughter and Rumpelstiltskin)
Cinderella (Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother)
Anne of Green Gables (Anne and Diana)
How to prepare a Prose selection
Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
The Snow Queen
The Search for the Tinker Chief

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Selection of Solos, Duos, Prose & Recitals (DOWNLOAD)

More exam, audition and festival pieces. Also Recitals suitable for Irish Board Grade 10. Selected by Deirdre Galassi and Finola Ryan.

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The Way of the World by William Congreve
The Two Faces of Jane Eyre
The Two Faces of Eliza Doolittle

The Only Jealousy of Emer by W.B. Yeats
The Land of Heart’s Desire by W.B. Yeats
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov

Lines from
The Dead by James Joyce
The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

Deirdre of the Sorrows
St. Joan of Arc
William Butler Yeats

Advice on how to prepare a Solo Selection
Character Chart

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Recitals and Prose Selections (DOWNLOAD)

Compiled by Deirdre Galassi and Finola Ryan, suitable for Irish Board examinations and feiseanna

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How to present a Recital
Oscar Wilde
The Bronte Sisters
Charlotte Bronte
Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
Characters from Children’s Literature
How to study a Prose selection
Great Expectations
Jane Eyre
Silas Marner
Wuthering Heights
Agnes Grey
Black Beauty
The Railway Children
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Three Men in a Boat
The Wind in the Willows
The Star-Child

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Ideas and Selections for Boys (DOWNLOAD)

Compiled by Deirdre Galassi and Finola Ryan, for use in all-boys schools and for boys in exams and feiseanna (for DOWNLOAD).

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The Voice
Choral Poems
Solo Drama (Aladdin, The Pied Piper, Pinocchio, The Snow Queen, Wind in the Willows)
Duologues (The Happy Prince x 2, Oliver Twist, Beauty and the Beast)
Public Speaking
Sight Reading
Movement to Music

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