Bus Stop 23 modern nativity script and score  

'Wonderful songs, the kids loved it!'

"Bus Stop 23 is the best natvity we have put on. Wonderful songs, great story. The kids loved it!”
Jim Bewley, Coventry


Download nativitity play script now

Bring the Christmas message alive this year with this inspired modern nativity!

Children and young people love performing this modern nativity play, Bus Stop 23.

Its inspired retelling of the Christmas story creates a sense of excitement and wonder whenever it is performed.

Written by award-winning writer Andrew Bailey, it imagines what would happen if Jesus was born today, in a bus shelter in your town, and the impact on the lives of ordinary people.

If you are looking for a nativity true to the Christian message but with a fresh approach that is entertaining and makes people think about the true meaning of Christmas, Bus Stop 23 is perfect.

It's fun and easy to put on, and comes with everything you need to put on an inspirational Christmas nativity at your church this year.

Bus Stop 23 nativity is:

  • suitable for all ages, available in junior (8 to 11) and senior (12 to grown up) versions.
  • easy to produce with high quality backing tracks of the music.
  • faithful to the Christian message, but with a modern, fresh approach.
Simple script and easy-play piano score 

Bus Stop 23 was broadcast in full on BBC1 a few Christmases ago. The simple script and easy-play piano score is now available for use in churches and schools.

Ideal for Sunday School 

Bus Stop 23 lasts 20 minutes, and is ideal for use in Christmas services or in Sunday School. It can be staged with just a few simple props.

Band parts available

If you would like the sense of occasion and drama of live musicians accompanying your nativity, the music for Bus Stop 23 is fully scored, with full band parts available. 

"Bus Stop 23 is superb. It has an immediacy and freshness that brings the Christmas message alive." 
James Ridge, London

Download Bus Stop 23 nativity script now, and start planning your production right away.



Our promise

“A proven church nativity that inspires children and young people, delights congregations and raises the roof wherever it is performed.”

“If a it fails to deliver, we will refund the purchase price in full.”

singing its praises

Bus Stop 23 is inspired, beautiful, moving. Despite its simplicity, it stops you in its tracks with the combination of words, music and story-telling.”

John Murray, Tettenhall

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Pictures from Colton Hills School production of the full version of Bus Stop 23 nativity play