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Quota by James Hutchison
Published: 18 April 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act satire on a simple living room set.
SynopsisDave Dixon is looking for a job online when he is interrupted by the Metro City Census Taker and finds himself being targeted for corrective action because of his unemployment and the fact that he’s left-handed. When a two-kilo bag of white sugar is found on the premises and Dixon faces jail time, he has to make a moral choice between naming names and protecting himself.
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Relationships in Progress by Carl Zeitler
Published: 12 April 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six short plays linked by a theme, intended to be performed together, with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisRelationships in Progress is made up of six short plays portraying various people in relationships we all can relate to: first dates, co-workers, spouses, siblings, and friendship. Whether fun and light, serious and deep, or some combination of those, the characters deal with their relationships with one another as well as the world around them.
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Eight Seconds by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Published: 11 April 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on a split (consulting and waiting room) set.
SynopsisThe average doctor interrupts their patient after eight seconds, often before they've revealed the information that would lead to a correct diagnosis. Gordon Bryson is not the average doctor. He's much ruder. Can be performed alongside its sister play 'Barbecue' (coming soon from Lazy Bee Scripts!).
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Detour by Kev Salter
Published: 3 April 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Four characters must be played by the same (male) actor.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single airport lounge setting.
SynopsisStranded in a remote Latvian airport as their plane undergoes a bizarre series of repairs, a group of passengers regret choosing a budget airline.
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Just Coping by Carolyn Drury
Published: 28 March 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama on a single dining room set.
SynopsisEve’s finding retirement hard - there’s not enough to keep her busy, and too much to do at the same time. She’s lonely, but doesn’t enjoy the visitors she gets. Maybe lodgers and family responsibilities will help?
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Glitz by Damian Woods
Published: 27 March 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single theatre dressing room set.
SynopsisWhen a former Hollywood star attempts a stage combeack, the young reporter sent to interview her finds the actress determined to put things right with the family she left behind in pursuit of fame and fortune.
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Pigeons by Thomas Durkin
Published: 19 March 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce on a single café exterior set.
SynopsisIt’s a truly international gathering at Giovanni’s Café, but unfortunately the Irish inventor has mistaken the lost American tourists for industrial espionage agents.
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Busted by Kev Salter
Published: 15 March 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy on a single police station set.
SynopsisYou'd think working in a rural outback police station would be boring, but with a serial thief on the loose, these three cops get themselves mixed up in all sorts of trouble. Plus, their boiler's broken.
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One Mistake by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Published: 14 March 2018

Winner of Cambridge Drama Festival 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single hotel bar set. Can be performed alongside, and share a set with, its sister play Psychic Babble.
SynopsisAn alcoholic has-been pop star is on the road with her daughter reluctantly in tow. They're the last ones in the hotel bar, but the bartender, a former City high-flyer, has a surprising past of his own.
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Love Me Tender by Roger Woodcock
Published: 7 March 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFour Elvis Presley songs are suggested, to be sung by character within the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act drama with a mix of comedy and pathos. A single kitchen setting.
SynopsisIn an economic downturn, a fish and chip shop owner and his wife can't decide whether to stay open or move to Spain, while their part-time potato peeler Billy happily sings Elvis songs and dreams of what's under Olga Pike's duffle coat. A tragedy will turn all their lives upside down.
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