Drama: Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Introducing…Kipling’s Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: A Children’s Play.

“This is the story of the great war that Rikki-tikki-tavi fought single-handed, through the bathrooms of the big bungalow in Segowlee cantonment. Darzee, the muskrat, who never comes out into the middle of the floor, but always creeps round by the wall, gave him advice; but Rikki-tikki did the real fighting.”

Rikki cover“Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” is a favorite story in Rudyard Kipling’s classic, The Jungle Book. In this stage adaptation, any one can enjoy the beloved story of the mongoose Rikki-tikki and his great war with the wicked cobras Nag and Nagaina as a children’s play. Written in Kipling’s original language as much as possible, children are able to enjoy acting out the drama of the story without losing the authentic flavor of Kipling’s beloved tale.

With a cast comprised of a narrator, eleven main parts, and a possible chorus of up to 20 (but as few as one or two), the play is flexible for any situation.

Purchase Kipling’s Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: A Children’s Play here; view a sample here.

Kipling’s Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: A Children’s Play
Adventure drama. Full length play, running time approximately 60 minutes.
Characters: 1 female, 2 male, 9 either; 12-30 possible players.
By Amy M. Edwards

No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever. Please purchase the number of copies needed for your cast and crew. With the purchase of a script for each cast and crew member, performance rights are granted to perform Kipling’s Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: A Children’s Play for noncommercial productions. Commercial productions must obtain written permission from the publisher and licensing fees may apply.
For information about buying bulk copies of Kipling’s Rikki- Tikki-Tavi: A Children’s Play, please contact the publisher.


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