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A Spell of Cold Weather


A delightful play for children about a girl who goes to stay with relatives on a farm and feels lonely. Things get brighter when she discovers a faery friend called Tom… who works magic.


A Spell of Cold Weather

by Charles Way


Winner of the Writers’ Guild Best Children’s Play Award.

Holly has to spend New Year with the grumpiest pair of farmers who ever ploughed a field. Luckily, she meets a faery called Tom, whose magic and mischief brighten up her days and transform her stay into a real adventure.


“A show that addresses children’s intrinsic sense of things unspoken and their capacity to embrace the realm of enchantment.” Time Out


About the author

Charles Way has written over 40 plays, many of them for young people. He was recently commissioned by the National Theatre to write Alice In The News, which children all over Britain have performed. He has written many plays for radio, and a TV poem for BBC 2, No Borders, set on the Welsh borders where he lives and has spent most of his creative life.















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