All time limits include any introduction.

Titles and authors MUST be given at the time of entry to comply with copyright regulations which demand that this information has to be in the programme. The programme is compiled in July.

D22 VERSE SPEAKING – under 16 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 4 minutes

D23 VERSE SPEAKING – any age

Own choice of any humorous poem Time limit – 4 minutes

This may be a dialect poem and may be delivered in regional speech where appropriate

D24 VERSE SPEAKING – 16 years and over

Own choice of any two contrasting poems, one of which is to be by a WAR poet. Time limit – 8 minutes

D25 BIBLE READING – any age

Own choice from St Mark (any version)

Own choice of any continuous extract not longer than 3 minutes

D26 SIGHT READING – under 16 years

A selected text will be given to performers shortly before their performance leaving them a limited time to prepare

D27 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 10 years

Own choice Time limit – 5 minutes

D28 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 12 years

Own choice Time limit – 5 minutes

D29 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 14 years

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

D30 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under16 years

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

D31 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – 16 years and over

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

D32 SHAKESPEARE – any age solo or group

Own choice from any play Time limit – 7 minutes

D33 PROSE READING – under 14 years

Own choice from ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ by CS Lewis

No longer than 3 minutes (including any intro)

D34 PROSE READING – under 16 years

Own choice from ‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Bronte

No longer than 3 minutes (including any intro)