Henry VIII Musical for KS2

Follow the infamous Tudor King Henry VIII on his quest to find true love, as he divorces and beheads his way through five wives, until he finally finds happiness. This is a funny musical for key stage 2 about King Henry VIII, who let’s face it, was somewhat ‘quirky’ in his approach to matrimony. Set in Tudor times, this play is packed with funny lines and hilarious songs.

“The audience laughed, cried and were part of the show. I have never received such praise from parents, grandparents and carers after a school performance.” – S Kendall, Head Teacher.

Henry VIII Musical for Primary Schools

“Henry VIII’s Quest to Find True Love!” is a comedy musical for key stage 2 full of laughter and funny historical characters. Everything that happens in this school play, is historically accurate (well nearly everything) which makes it informative as well as very entertaining.

How do we know that this musical works? We’ve produced it on ourselves and it was an absolute smash! We make sure we test as many of our primary school productions as we can, this allows is to perfect them before we upload them to our store. Detailed production notes and ideas are all included in the price.


Henry VIII Musical – suitable for KS2

Scenes – 8

Songs – 8

Speaking Parts – 38

Non Speaking Parts – Unlimited

Duration – 55 Minutes (approx)

What do you get when you purchase the Henry VIII musical – “Henry VIII and his Quest for True Love?”


*Karaoke style animations (with vocals) that display the song lyrics on any screen or touchscreen

*Karaoke style animations (instrumentals) that display the song lyrics on any screen or touchscreen

*Lyrics with director’s notes

*Lyrics without director’s notes *MP3s of all the songs (with vocals)

*MP3s of all the songs (instrumentals)

*Production notes that include scene-by-scene information, prop lists, staging ideas and anything else relevant to staging a great performance

*Character information including costume ideas, number of lines per character and general character information

*Piano Score

*CD Cover

*Poster for advertising

*Printer friendly versions of script and lyrics included (black and white)

*Performance and Recording License

Henry VIII Musical for Key Stage 2

This musical for key stage 2 about Henry VIII is packed full of hilarious jokes and catchy songs. We spend an inordinate amount of time crafting each production to ensure that our historical musicals for schools are put together perfectly. We guarantee that not only will this script be loved by the children, it will easy for the teachers to produce.

Not everyone is an expert at producing a theatrical spectacle, which is why we put so much effort into preparing detailed production notes for our play scripts.

Silly School Education Musicals are packed full of supporting materials to guide you through the whole production process. In addition to that you can always get in touch with us via email with any questions or if you’re looking for advice on something specific to your schools circumstances. We have over twenty years experience writing and producing our own school musicals, so we know what works and what doesn’t.

We’ve actually put this musical on ourselves, twice in fact, and every performance went down a storm both times. So if you need any extra help or ideas to help you put on the perfect show at your school, get in touch via the contact page.

We’re more than happy to help.

The play-scripts are flexible when it comes to class size too. So whether you have a large or small cast you can tailor the script to meet your own requirements. The Henry VIII musical comes with an editable script, which means you can shorten the play or add lines here and there, if required. We do ask the contact us for permission though if you want to make any radical changes. You can get more information about that via our FAQ page.

All of our musicals and plays for primary schools are written with UK Schools curriculum in mind. They are great resources for cross curricular work and can lead into a whole range of different subjects if required. We know this because they’ve mostly been written with Trisha’s class in mind. Our plays actively support learning.

Most importantly though, our musicals for schools are lots of fun to perform and really funny to watch.