Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1930 POR - Player Badge


The Player's badge is taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.

The group must produce the plays and the items in Section B.  Each Ranger in the group must prove her value to the production, either by acting (as in Section A) and pass one item in section B; or if she does not act, must pass two items in section B.  Guiders may be included.

A

1) Must perform one of the "Little Plays from Shakespeare" Two vols. (Nelson, 1s. 9d), Ed. Evelyn Smith.

2) Another play of their own choice to last over twenty minutes.

B

1) Two Rangers in eight to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs, etc.

2) Two Rangers in eight to make four properties from the following: A crown, 14th century sword, a lyre, a window, a cradle, a pair of wings, a stage garden, a scimitar, a king's throne and canopy.

3) One Ranger to show capability as regards lighting.  (If the plays are acted out of doors, the examiner must be satisfied as regards this.)

4) One Ranger in eight to act as wardrobe mistress and have a fair knowledge of English costume from 10th century.  One Dress in every four must be home-made.

5) One Ranger to act as business manager, show the organization of the entertainment, sale of tickets, payment of tax, etc.

6) One Ranger to act as prompter (to attend two out of every three rehearsals).

1931 POR - Player Badge


The Player's badge is taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.

The group must produce the plays and the items in Section B.  Each Ranger in the group must prove her value to the production, either by acting (as in Section A) and pass one item in section B; or if she does not act, must pass two items in section B.  Guiders may be included.

A

1) Must perform one of the "Little Plays from Shakespeare" Two vols. (Nelson, 1s. 9d), Ed. Evelyn Smith.

2) Another play of their own choice to last over twenty minutes.

B

1) Two Rangers in eight to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs, etc.

2) Two Rangers in eight to make four properties from the following: A crown, 14th century sword, a lyre, a window, a cradle, a pair of wings, a stage garden, a scimitar, a king's throne and canopy.

3) One Ranger to show capability as regards lighting.  (If the plays are acted out of doors, the examiner must be satisfied as regards this.)

4) One Ranger in eight to act as wardrobe mistress and have a fair knowledge of English costume from 10th century.  One Dress in every four must be home-made.

5) One Ranger to act as business manager, show the organization of the entertainment, sale of tickets, payment of tax, etc.

6) One Ranger to act as prompter (to attend two out of every three rehearsals).

1932 POR - Player Badge


The Player's badge is taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.

The group must produce the plays and the items in Section B.  Each Ranger in the group must prove her value to the production, either by acting (as in Section A) and pass one item in section B; or if she does not act, must pass two items in section B.  Guiders may be included.

A 1) Must perform one of the "Little Plays from Shakespeare" Two vols. (Nelson, 1s. 9d), Ed. Evelyn Smith.

2) Another play of their own choice to last over twenty minutes.

B 1) Two Rangers in eight to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs, etc.

2) Two Rangers in eight to make four properties from the following: A crown, 14th century sword, a lyre, a window, a cradle, a pair of wings, a stage garden, a scimitar, a king's throne and canopy.

3) One Ranger to show capability as regards lighting.  (If the plays are acted out of doors, the examiner must be satisfied as regards this.)

4) One Ranger in eight to act as wardrobe mistress and have a fair knowledge of English costume from 10th century.  One Dress in every four must be home-made.

5) One Ranger to act as business manager, show the organization of the entertainment, sale of tickets, payment of tax, etc.

6) One Ranger to act as prompter (to attend two out of every three rehearsals).

1935 POR - Player Badge


The Player's badge is taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.

The group must produce the plays and the items in Section B.  Each Ranger in the group must prove her value to the production, either by acting (as in Section A) and pass one item in section B; or if she does not act, must pass two items in section B.  Guiders may be included.

A  1) Must perform one of the "Little Plays from Shakespeare" Two vols. (Nelson, 1s. 9d), Ed. Evelyn Smith.

2) Another play of their own choice to last over twenty minutes.

B  1) Two Rangers in eight to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs, etc.

2) Two Rangers in eight to make four properties from the following: A crown, 14th century sword, a lyre, a window, a cradle, a pair of wings, a stage garden, a scimitar, a king's throne and canopy.

3) One Ranger to show capability as regards lighting.  (If the plays are acted out of doors, the examiner must be satisfied as regards this.)

4) One Ranger in eight to act as wardrobe mistress and have a fair knowledge of English costume from 10th century.  One Dress in every four must be home-made.

5) One Ranger to act as business manager, show the organization of the entertainment, sale of tickets, payment of tax, etc.

6) One Ranger to act as prompter (to attend two out of every three rehearsals).

1938 POR - Player Badge


The Player's badge is taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.

The group must produce the plays and the items in Section B.  Each Ranger in the group must prove her value to the production, either by acting (as in Section A) and pass one item in section B; or if she does not act, must pass two items in section B.  Guiders may be included.

A  1) Perform one of the "Little Plays from Shakespeare" Two vols. (Nelson, 1s. 9d), Ed. Evelyn Smith.

2) Another play of their own choice to last over twenty minutes.

B  1) Two Rangers in eight to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs, etc.

2) Two Rangers in eight to make four properties from the following: A crown, 14th century sword, a lyre, a window, a cradle, a pair of wings, a stage garden, a scimitar, a king's throne and canopy.

3) One Ranger to show capability as regards lighting.  (If the plays are acted out of doors, the examiner must be satisfied as regards this.)

4) One Ranger in eight to act as wardrobe mistress and have a fair knowledge of English costume from 10th century.  One Dress in every four must be home-made.

5) One Ranger to act as business manager, show the organization of the entertainment, sale of tickets, payment of tax, etc.

6) One Ranger to act as prompter (to attend two out of every three rehearsals).

1939 POR - Stagecraft Badge


The badge to be taken in groups, though individuals may wear the badge.  It may be awarded at an entertainment or dramatic competition.  Guiders may be included.

1) Perform a play of their own choice (marks to be given for choice) to last over twenty minutes.

2) a) One Ranger to understand dry make-up, fixing of beards, wigs etc.

b) One Ranger to act as wardrobe mistress and have some knowledge of English costumes.

c) On Ranger to help as business manager and show a knowledge of the organization of an entertainment, advertising sale of tickets, payment of tax and royalties, etc.

3) Tw home-made dresses to be shown, and two properties from the following list: a crown, a weapon, a window, a cradle, a throne and canopy, a pair of wings, a fireplace, a helmet.

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