Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmas Readings – The Sam Lenton Version

Four years ago, I rewrote the traditional Christmas readings. Sounds heretical, I realise that, but think of it more as a paraphrase than a direct translation and that will hopefully lessen your horror… The readings revitalised the Christmas message and … Continue reading

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Winterval time, clover leaves and juice.

This is a sketch written and performed in 2006 and available for you to use this Christmas. A carol singer is singing Cliff Richard’s Mistletoe and Wine when someone walks by to confront them about the language of the song they are … Continue reading

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The Unopened Present

In the weeks running up to Christmas I am posting free resources for people to read and use as they see fit and this week’s offering is a poem which explores how God’s gift of grace is too often overlooked … Continue reading

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An Interview with the Baby Jesus

In the first of a series of free Christmas resources, I present you with a monologue I wrote in 2005 and which has been performed at special events and services since. As with all resources posted on this blog, you … Continue reading

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Not Just for Christmas

I wonder if you’re planning on watching a Nativity play this Christmas? Yes, I do realise that we’ve only just entered November but I’m sorry to have to inform you that it really is only a few weeks until children … Continue reading

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A True Hero

With the American election a full 4 days away, why not indulge your democratic itch by voting for ‘A True Hero’ on the Enter the Pitch website? A few months back, I sat around in a planning meeting and we … Continue reading

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Zealous

Hope you enjoyed yesterday’s free monologue. Some exciting news to share today: my new play, Zealous, is written and ready to go! Zealous tells the story of the life of Paul, from a passionate opponent of the early church to … Continue reading

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