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Hooray In A Manger - By Jane Carr and Geoff Lawson

Hooray In A Manger
Media/Arrangement: Printed Book with CD
Category: Nativity Musical Play - The School Musicals Company
Order Code: 9781999580810

Bestseller KS1 KS2 CD

Product Description

Seven beautiful new songs and a lovely script make Hooray In A Manger the perfect nativity musical for 5-9 year olds.

Godfrey Humps, the world’s first three-humped camel, strides towards Bethlehem in this wonderfully entertaining and joyful nativity. And it’s not just Godfrey who is on the move either: three wise men, an array of travellers, shepherds, angels and even sheep are keen to get in on the action.

Carried along by Godfrey’s sheer exuberance - not to mention by his three humps - everyone heads to the starlit stable, excited to meet the newborn baby Jesus!

A three-humped camel may not be the first character you think of when it comes to the nativity story. Clearly, Godfrey Humps is a work of fiction. But what a wonderful addition he is, serving to carry the Three Wise Men as they make their incredible journey to Bethlehem from the East.

His positive, kind, helpful and excitable disposition - not to mention his propensity for shouting “Hooray” at the top of his voice - enables us to see afresh the wonderful story of the birth of Jesus, born in a barn lit by its very own star.

Complete with angels, shepherds, donkeys and an innkeeper, Hooray In A Manger will delight children and adults alike and remind us all of why we continue to tell this most enduring and enchanting of tales, each and every year.

Contains 24 speaking roles with a cast size of between 20-60 (ideal cast size 40).

The Director's Book includes the full script with song lyrics, character list, curriculum-linked material and the sheet music piano score with vocal line and guitar chords. The accompanying CD includes all songs recorded with children’s voices and full backing tracks.

An editable version of the script in Word format is available to customers who also purchase a performance licence. The cost of the editable script is currently £9.95 and this can only be bought (along with the performance licence) directly from the publisher’s website or by email to or by completion of the form at the back of the book.

Approximate Duration: 30 minutes


1) Godfrey Humps
2) Mary’s Journey
3) This Town Is Full
4) The Shepherds’ Story
5) Hooray in a Manger
6) New Born King
7) Let’s Dance


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