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.

DV16 VERSE SPEAKING – under 16 years

Own choice of any poem Time limit – 4 minutes

DVX 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

DB BIBLE READING – any age

Own choice from St Luke (any version)

Own choice of any continuous extract not longer than 3 minutes

DR SIGHT READING – under 16 years

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

DA10 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 10 years

Own choice Time limit – 5 minutes

DA12 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 12 years

Own choice Time limit – 5 minutes

DA14 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under 14 years

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

DA16 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – under16 years

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

DA17 DUOLOGUES or GROUP SCENES – 16 years and over

Own choice Time limit – 7 minutes

DS SHAKESPEARE – any age solo or group

Own choice from any play Time limit – 7 minutes

DP14 PROSE READING – under 14 years

Own choice from ‘Prince Caspian’ by CS Lewis

No longer than 3 minutes (including any intro)

DP16 PROSE READING – under 16 years

Own choice from ‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Bronte

No longer than 3 minutes (including any intro)