‘Hey Piggy Piggy!’

‘Hey Piggy Piggy!’ is a play for KS1 children, aged 5 – 8 years. The 30 minute play was explores fuel poverty and energy management using animation and original music. A video of the play is now available for wider distribution (LINK) and provides a fun focus for teachers and parents to discuss the need for warm homes with their children.  LINK ‘Teachers’ notes  and links with KS1 curriculum.

Ken Patterson, 4 Corners said: “The 30 minute show with songs, colourful set and four actors explores what the pigs did when they were thrown together with only the brick house to live in. It’s cold and damp and the wolf keeps knocking at the door. In the end they insulate the house, block the draughts and organise appropriate fuel for themselves. The live show on tour also features a workshop opportunity to talk to the children afterwards to further explore the themes of coping with fuel poverty, materials, counting money and entitlement to a warm home”.

Hey Piggy Piggy! is a collaboration between 4 Corners Music Network and Théâtre Sans Frontières .With script and songs by John Cobb, Sarah Kemp, Ken Patterson and Richard Scott.

Click here for Songs from the show to use in your own assembly re-telling the story

Click here for the Teachers’ notes (pre-video and post-video) and the song lyrics

 

Published on 14-02-2017
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