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Bill, Emmie and the Queen of Tonga by Philippa Roberts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters are two adults plus one with a playing age of late teens to twenty and one with a playing age of a younger teenager. (Could be done by a mixed company of adults and younger actors or by a youth theatre company.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play in which a small piece of real history illuminates a slice of family life. Single (simple domestic) set.
SynopsisA couple have traveled from Tonga to see their own queen come to England, and to make sure that their niece and nephew watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second on TV while their parents are in London. Unfortunately they are much more interested in the Tongan queen than in Elizabeth.
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Diamond Jubilee 2012 by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. Generally, the characters are fairly normal, although one of them is a football.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRevue - that is to say, a themed sketch show. Structured with a chairman (of the Music Hall sort) to introduce the act. Few set requirements.
SynopsisA collection of twenty four sketches suitable for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth the Second's Diamond Jubilee (and probably other occasions).
Not a musical show as written, but structured so that musical numbers could easily be inserted between the acts.
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Famous People of the Twentieth Century by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five scripts, six characters per script.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (with run times around 10 minutes) designed for 'readers theatre' (i.e. use for small group reading), though they could also be performed as plays. No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz for each play.
SynopsisFive short plays looking at the lives of famous people from the 20th century, including Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and a group of famous women : Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret Thatcher, Madame Curie, Mother Theresa, Anne Frank and Helen Keller.
The scripts are aligned to the English National Curriculum, Key Stages 1 & 2, History Syllabus Unit 20 ('What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?'), Citizenship Unit 5 (Living in a Diverse World) plus the R.E. Unit on Famous People.
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Ferndale's Folly by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (drawing room) setting.
SynopsisIn this crime caper, set between the wars, Inspector Swann is investigating the theft of Lady Ferndale's jewellery with the help of Constable Wilkins. Unfortunately the Ferndale family are not quite as honest or genteel as they appear, but then neither is Inspector Swann.
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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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The Man Who Mis-Sold The World by Chris Brannick
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ten minute comedy play
SynopsisMajor Tom is in trouble, drifting through space and expecting death. What he gets is a visit from two parking attendants because his ship is on a double-yellow asteroid belt. Luckily, he has an idea about paying the fine.
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Marvellous Marie by Richard Cowling
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 12. Minimum total with doubling = 31. Minimum total without doubling = 38. Chorus. Many of the characters appear in only one or two scenes, so a lot of doubling is possible. There are also numerous choruses - Polish Dancers, Parisians, and an American crowd, for example.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for 28 songs, instrumentals and pieces of scene-change music.
StyleSchool musical. Lots of scenes but with location indicaters rather than lavish sets.
SynopsisMoving, inspirational musical exploration of the life and work of Marie Curie from Polish upbringing to Paris and the Nobel Prize.
Original songs for an original scientific life.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Round, Round by Linda Stephenson and Alison Hudson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Chorus size may be adjusted at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy adventure for children.
SynopsisStep brother and sister Carl and Becky discover an old magical carousel, which takes them back in time to 1919. Their adventure enables them to rescue Lucy and Joe from the clutches of their evil step father. In the process they are able to reconcile themselves to their own new relationship.
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Stardust by 10x10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSix short plays inspired by the life and work of David Bowie.
SynopsisSix short plays, a mixture of comedy and drama, inspired by the life and work of David Bowie. All were winners of the October 2016 Chesil Theatre New Writing Festival. The plays are available individually, but are provided here as a collection at a discount.
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Suffragette by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA simple sketch (for an Edwardian Music Hall). No set - could be done front of curtain.
SynopsisEdward discovers - to his horror - that his wife is leaving...
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