Open your audiences mind to a new world of countries and cultures – by taking Cook’s Tours! We take world travel for granted. But in this musical we discover how Thomas Cook, the first travel agent, gave ordinary working people the chance to see countries and experience cultures that would enrich their lives forever. The book takes us on a journey of discovery through North America to The Nile and the Pyramids via Paris, Vienna and Dublin.Thomas Cook himself is the narrator, and the songs are:Turn to Drink, Temperance March, The First Excursion, Almost a Dream, Scotland, The Great Exhibition, Paris, Vienna and Dublin, America, The New World, Hymn to the Holy Land, The NileOpen the WorldCook’s Tours can be performed as a cantata, simply sung and narrated without staging, or could be staged with costumes and sets, with dancing and drama. The first performance took place in the Millennium Dome in 2000.
Composer: Alan SimmonsComes with a full performance pack with CD, Photocopiable vocal lines & lyricsDuration 30-35 mins.