A fantastic teaching resource about the Great Plague of 1665.
Make history fun and exciting with our Rat- tastic musical teaching resource about the Great Plague. ‘The Plague Rats of London’ brings the Great Plague of 1665 back to life. Follow the dead cart as they call out to ‘Bring out your dead’. Watch what Samuel Pepys observes and what he records in his famous diary.
Will the plague doctor be able to stop the plague? Will King Rat have his wicked way and take over London town? With a den full of mischievous rats and the plague spreading at an alarming rate can London be saved?
The city has become desolate as the plague pits fill, the rich flee, the poor are too afraid to leave their homes and the sick are locked up for forty days and nights. Who’s safe? Who will survive? Will London ever be the same again? To the children it’s an exciting adventure as the ruthless King Rat plans to take over London and the peculiar plague doctor imprisons victims in their own homes, but they soon realise they too need to leave the rat infested city fast – before it’s too late.
Have you got the plague yet it’s spreading through London town all of London’s people will soon be taken down. Or will they?
A fantastic educational musical script that brings 1665 back to life. With three original songs and a ratty rap lets understand the past, investigate the symptoms and allow everyone to experience life in 1665.
Featuring 4 Original Songs (with reprises):
- Plague Rap
- Bring Out Your Dead
- King Rat
- The Plague
ISBN: 978-1-912541-15-7 (Digital Download)
ISBN: 978-1-912541-14-0 (Hard Copy)