Roman Splatacus & Celtic Circus poster

Romans and Celts History

written by Michael Redwood

“When Emperor Claudius brings his entire entourage to conquer Britain, elephants, circus and all, the Celts remain unimpressed. Splatacus, the Roman trainee elephant handler, has more luck making friends with young princess Boudica, who loves his baby elephant. Trouble starts when the Emperor decides to sacrifice the elephant leading Boudica and Splatacus to join forces to save it.“

Great For Action
Recommended for

Roman and Celts, Romans in Britain, Historical Fiction.

age range

Key Stage 1 and 2

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  • Make a Play day

    The play is performed by our Splats narrator with four classes. The shows are created with physical theatre, movement, circus, dance and scripted character acting. The Splats director brings props, pieces of costume and music/sound effects. We perform 30 minutes before the end of the school day for family, friends and pupils.

  • How it works

    A Make a Play day is split into 4 scenes with a max class size of 35, so 140 pupils can take part. If you have small groups you can make 2 groups and learn two scenes each. Each group takes turn to learn their scene and when not with the splats teacher they make props and scenery for the play in their classroom.

  • The Show

    At the end of the day all the classes come together to perform the show. The splats teacher acts as narrator which guides the play along and helps cue the pupils. We very much recommend inviting parents and any classes not taking part to watch the show as it works best with an audience!

  • Bookings and Prices

    Please drop us an email with amount of pupils, ages and the best dates for you and we will send a quote by return. All our teachers carry DBS checks and we have full public liability insurance.

    We offer discounts on multiple days and are available UK wide. Advance booking preferred but can always help with last minute plans. We do not charge for travel.

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