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Anyone for Bison? by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 12. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. All characters are adults, intended to be played by children. Whilst there isn't a formal requirement for a chorus, other characters could easily be added.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCostumed comedy for kids. Single set (with teepee).
SynopsisThis is what might of happened when a bunch of English settlers first encountered native Americans - a clash of cultures resolved in a uniquely American way.
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Cleopatra and the Roman Way by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. No formal chorus, but opportunities for extras.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids. A solid grounding in ancient history, but it's comedy, so there are plenty of anachronisms.
SynopsisWhen the glamorous Queen Cleopatra takes over the throne of Egypt along with her brother Ptolemy XIII it coincides with the expansion of the Roman Republic (soon to be Empire) in her direction. Cleopatra does not find the advances of a succession of stylish Romans entirely unwelcome, even if her brother has to be disposed of in the process. Unfortunately, Roman politics being what they are, none of her suitors can be viewed as having any long-term prospects.
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Columbus - The Pantomime by Mark Jack
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Chorus size may be variable at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 135 minutes. [Estimated!] Experiential run time (first production) 1 hours 50 minutes.
MusicSong suggestions for 13 songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length pantomime, with Italian, Spanish, and sea-scape settings.
SynopsisIn 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. This fun panto version of the New World discovery holds true to many family pantomime values - as good defeats evil, love conquers all, and Columbus writes his place in the history books.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Comest Dine With Me (Royal Edition) by Vic Talecks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. Variable chorus size at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 53 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act historical play for schools set in Hoghton Tower, Lancashire.
SynopsisBased on a royal visit shortly after the gunpowder plot, the play uses actual personalities. King James l descends upon Hoghton Tower demanding hospitality from Sir Richard Hoghton. The visit causes much dismay as mayhem ensues in the household's attempts to hide the presence of a visiting priest, along with a couple of the Pendle witches on their way to trial...
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The Fifty Year School Trip by Alan J. Laing
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play, which can be split into two - if a break is needed.
SynopsisJenny and her gran are visiting the local museum and they look at a classroom from the 1960's, when Jenny's gran was a pupil. Jenny sits in the class when the others leave and finds herself transported back fifty years, where some things aren't that different at all...
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I, Tiberius by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. The numbers of soldiers and secret service agents can be treated flexibly.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids, set in Roman Britain. Single set (to the point of almost no set at all) and simple props, give or take the solid gold Egyptian statuette.
SynopsisWhen Tiberius Pompus arrives from Rome to take up a governorship in the wilderness that is Eastern Britain he is looking for peace and a quiet life. He has every faith in his long-suffering personal assistant, Flavia, and his military commander, Ludicrous. Unfortunately restless locals in the form of the Iceni tribe and in particular the ambitiously troublesome Boudicca prove a thorn in his side. What Tiberius needs least is a visit from newly-appointed Emperor and old school friend, Marcus Antonius, accompanied by the Emperor's girlfriend, the ultra-glamorous and even more ultra-temperamental Queen Cleopatra of Egypt. It is imperative that the Emperor's stay goes perfectly. It doesn't.
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 33. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing possible with songs used
MusicWell known songs from the wartime era. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools, with songs, set in a theatre in Britain in World War 2.
SynopsisA Theatre Company preparing and presenting a variety show evokes life in wartime Britain through drama, song, dance and some pathos.
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The King Caratacus Remix by Vic Talecks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 16. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Additional chorus may be added at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for schools, with various settings.
SynopsisAn amusing, wide-ranging review of Caratacus' resistance to Roman invasion and Boudicca's rise to power, with modern commentary bringing the period to life.
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Musical Maurice and the History Hop by Cat Durning
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 34. Chorus. Thirteen principals (although the lead character could be played by three different actors) and scope for a large chorus (the original production employed three school classes!)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script gives suggestions for three songs and various pieces of incidental music to accompany the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleTime-travelling school play, Multiple locations but little needed in the way of stage furniture. (Locations indicated by music or acting!)
SynopsisA child and a grandfather get sucked into a whirlwind history tour by a time-traveller with a magic wand.
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Oh, Mr Shakespeare! by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids. (In four acts, but of one-act length!) Whilst there are nominally three locations, these can be indicated by a minimum of furniture (a writing desk, a throne... that sort of thing).
SynopsisThe little-known story of how William Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway, not only saved the nation from invasion but also her husband's head from the axeman. This play is notionally set in the year 1594. Any degree of historical accuracy is purely accidental.
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