The Champion of Paribanou

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  3w, 7m

The Champion of Paribanou
by Alan Ayckbourn

Murganah loves Ahmed, the Sultan's youngest son, but feeling herself rejected, she invokes the help of dark supernatural forces to regain him. When she finally loses him to another she seeks a terrible revenge.

The Champion of Paribanou

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3w, 7m
  • SubGenre
    Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)


Alan Ayckbourn writes: "For the first time in a children's play, I've strayed into the grey area of individual choice. Are any of us ever born good or bad? Or do we only grow that way as a result of circumstances we face and the choices we make?"
Cast Attributes
M7 F3 with doubling.
  • Setting Various simple settings

Licensing & Materials

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Alan Ayckbourn

A playwright and theatre director, to date Alan Ayckbourn has written 89 plays – Family Album attracted four-star reviews when it premiered in September 2022 at the Stephen Joseph, where nearly all his plays are first staged.

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