We have a long experience of publishing textbooks for the Danish folkeskole and gymnasium (high school) and in writing and directing drama and musicals.
We provide consultant and advisory services for Danish publishers of English materials. These include advice on quality, content, level, and lay-out for teaching materials, as well as collaborating on, editing, and proof-reading all materials in English, including, for example, commercial ads, tourist brochures and books and scripts of all kinds
The following books are our own publications for the teaching of English in Denmark, many of the earlier ones now being hard to find. (DR = Radio Denmark)
09 Talking to Strangers by Anne Cassidy (Easy Readers, Alinea)
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Easy Readers, Alinea) all simplified readers
2009 Hands-on Poetry (Alinea) – creative writing in this genre for 7th-9th grade
2011 Focus on Black History (Alinea) (book + CD) for 7th-9th grade
We have written and produced various dramas in Danish including Everyman, N.F.S. Grundtvig, and Church History in 10½ episodes
We have also written and produced various musicals in Danish including Cinderella, The Snow Queen, and Homer’s Odyssey.
Among our musicals in English are:
Hamlet – The Rock Musical (music by Anders Aare), performed at Shakespeare Globe Theatre, London (1994).
The Mind of God (music by Anders Aare) – religious myths, parables, and events from the whole world – performed at the National Theatre of South Africa, Pretoria (1998)
We have also written and produced in Danish six 1-hour Bible-based musicals for 5 to 15-year-olds on Ruth, David, Peter, Paul, Easter Musical, Christmas Musical.
We offer the following services, where Edward is an English native speaker with long experience of:
In collaboration with composer John Høybye Edward has written libretti for:
The Little Mermaid – Hans Christian Andersen’s story. Published by Wilhelm Hansen, Denmark 2007, CD by ExLibris/Gyldendal (EXLCD 3021)
Hope – an Easter meditation, published by Cantando Music, Norway 2007
The Magic Paint Brush – published by Cantando Music, Norway 2008
(commissioned for 8th World Symposium of Choral Music in Copenhagen 2008)
Celebrate, All Heaven and Earth (3 Christmas Songs) – published by Cantando Music, 2008
The Arrow and the Song (texts by Longfellow, Shakespeare, and Broadbridge) – published (with CD) by Cantando Music, Norway 2008
Maria Conceived – (on Mary, mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene, published (with CD) by Cantando Music 2009
Where does peace come from? (a peace cantata) – published by Gehrmans Musikforlag 2014
Psalm 151 – (on the Creation/God and Man) 2016
The Bell – (and Christian Andersen’s short story about the bell that all can hear but no one can find) 2017