This is the full script of Ugly Duckling.
Author: Hans Christian Anderson
Script Writer: Shaun MacLoughlin
Total scenes: 5
Play duration: 1+ hour
Script Audio: Sound effects for The Ugly Duckling
Music & Sound effects: Theme music, Perhaps Danny Kaye’s “there once was an ugly duckling” Loud cracks of eggs breaking, A louder one for the ugly duckling’s wing, a big splash for mother duck jumping into water, 4 smaller splashes for the ducklings and a larger one for the ugly duckling
• A famous Danish fairy tale.
• Many parts can be doubled.
• There is a free, complete, simpler version for younger children in Primary Course 6
• Sometimes actors can replace sound effects, for example the cat spitting and howling.