Post Early for Christmas (One-Act Play) by R. H. Wood

‘Post Early for Christmas’ is a one act play which depicts the humorous incidents that take place inside a village post office during Christmas season. The theme of the play is centred on a parcel booked by a foreigner in the post office.

Notes on ‘Post Early for Christmas’

Sample Questions

  1. Imagine that the parcel booked in the post office by the Foreigner in the play Post Early for Christmas contained a real time bomb, as everybody feared. The police arrested him on a complaint filed by the assistant, (when he returned to the post office to take his hat). A newspaper reported the incident in detail the next day. What would be the newspaper report? Write the newspaper report assuming you are the reporter. (5)
  2. Read the following excerpts from the play “Post Early for Christmas” :

    (a) Mrs. Jones: I don’t want these presents damaged, miss, so please see that they are handled very carefully.
    Assistant: We’ll do our’best madam …

    (b) Policeman: Where are you off to, miss?
    Assistant: I’m leaving the post office forever …

    Now begin the conversation in the following manner.
    (a) Mrs. Jones told the assistant that ……………… and …………… The Assistant replied that ……………
    (b) The Policeman asked …………
    The Assistant replied that …………

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