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Just Like Us by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. The characters are children plus two teachers (who could be offstage voices) and a voice on the radio
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleLarge cast play about children in World War 2 (covering areas of the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topic on WW2). Simple sets, simple props. Includes robust language which some may find inappropriate.
SynopsisConflict between a group of London evacuees and the children whose school they join.
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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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Mrs Clutterbook's War by Julie Cordingley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children (all intended to be played by children).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSimple musical suggestions included in the Producer's Copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleDesigned as a full-class production for junior schools following the (English) National Curriculum key stage 2 history topic on World War 2. Simple sets, parallel stories running in the Second World War and the present day.
SynopsisA story to immerse children in some of the real issues confronting their wartime peers, including evacuation, rationing family members in the armed services and unexploded munitions.
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Poppies Never Forget by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains a suggestion for one song. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short play for schools
SynopsisThe poppies for the Remembrance Day wreath must explain the history and importance of Remembrance Day to the new poppy joining their ranks.
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Secret Agent Scout by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEducational and entertaining play for kids, set in WW2. Very much in the style of the era - a sort of 'boys own' yarn. Contains two mild swearwords.
SynopsisLike many boys during World War Two, Peter Smith is eager to do his part, and he loves the radio adventures of 'Secret Agent Scout' who helps keep Britain safe from invasion. Little does Peter know that the radio show is based on his own adventures and attitude - and he gets to meet someone very important.
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The Three Bells Inn by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act slice of life from a London pub during the Second World War. (Could be used as an educational piece, but contains some mild swearing and, being set in a pub, drinking.)
Synopsis Bombs are falling on London again, but some local residents have opted to spend the evening in the pub, rather than the shelters. A look at the practicalities of wartime life in Britain from a local perspective.
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A Toll Of Bells by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single setting.
SynopsisWith action jumping between time zones and crossing three generations, the play depicts people who are faced with huge events that are beyond their control. They must, however, continue the quest for survival in their more mundane lives. The three generations depicted in the play react in different ways to accomplish that goal.
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Westerfield at War by Marcus Grollman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children, intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions are made within the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA serious school play - but with a good deal of humour - set in World War 2. Mixture of full-stage sets and front-of-curtain scenes (allowing for set changes).
SynopsisA series of modern-day reminiscences of the Second World War, played out through scenes of school, village and military life in war-time.
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What Did You Do In The War? by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Children play a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicProduction notes list recommended period songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleActed reminiscences of World War 2 (covering areas of the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topic on WW2).
SynopsisAn old lady reminisces with a group of kids about England during World War two. The children become characters from that era and act out some of the scenes. Covers air raids, evacuation, military life, the evacuation of Dunkirque and Battle of Britain.
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