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Illustration by Tess Mickle

Baghdad Zoo

Kevin Dyer, playwright


26 pgs. 14 characters +ensemble

Originally produced by Birmingham Rep Youth Theatre and Action Transport, UK, in 2014

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 9+


It’s 2003 and bombs are going off all over Baghdad. Iraq is being invaded and under the table are seven frightened children whose parents have not come back. And at Baghdad Zoo things are just as bad. There is no one to feed the animals because the keepers have all fled. It’s down to our children to save the day and protect the animals, because no one else will.


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