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Cold Blooded Killer by Geoff Rose-Michael
Published: 20 September 2018

Won the New Writing Award at the Leatherhead Drama Festival, 2013. (Also received nominations for best actor and best actress.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Characters include one mysterious figure (non-speaking) and two female voices which might well be recorded.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single set.
First published 2014, revised 2018.
SynopsisRecently widowed Jack disturbs Becky, an intruder, and is shocked by how much she resembles his late wife, who died along with her mother in mysterious circumstances. Jack attempts to persuade Becky to impersonate his wife, to inherit the fortune of her mother. Their web of deceit becomes progressively tangled culminating in a shocking ending.
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Dancing Backwards by Alison Chaplin
Published: 19 September 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. 5 necessary characters (all female) plus 6 optional non-speaking roles (3M, 3F) designed to be shared across 2 actors.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act tragi-comedy with a flexible setting.
SynopsisBetty talks to strangers at the bus stop. She tells them all about her visits to her dying husband, her recent dramatic discoveries about him, and her need for revenge.
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Bygone Pastures by S. J. Edwards
Published: 13 September 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act, humorous play suitable for 9-12 year olds. 4 minimal sets.
SynopsisBygone Pastures is an old folks’ home in financial trouble. The owners have gone bankrupt, and the administrator needs half a million to keep it going. The movie star who’s moved in next door won’t help, but maybe her painting will...
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The Stationmaster of Riga by Paul Roland
Published: 13 September 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with simple living room and prison visiting room settings. Suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisIn the immediate aftermath of World War 2, former concentration camp commandant Franz Weisser is awaiting war crimes trial. Journalist Miriam interviews him in his prison cell and visits his wife, a committed Nazi, and his children. The horrors of the holocaust and the family’s attitudes and the impact on their relationships are dramatically brought to life.
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The Iceberg by Dawn Cairns
Published: 3 September 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. One male and one female character are voice-only so can be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThree tracks, to be played but not performed by cast, are suggested in the producer's copyof the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (doctors’ waiting room) setting.
SynopsisDoctors’ receptionist Paula believes all patients are time-wasters and is known as ‘The Iceberg’. She resents the arrival of new manager Michelle, who intends to implement a patient-friendly regime, and trainee receptionist Debbie. But Debbie and Paula soon hit it off and Michelle’s plans are thwarted.
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Missing Links by Peter Harrison
Published: 3 September 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act farce with a split stage setting comprising two living rooms.
SynopsisThe inadvertent use of the wrong type of mushroom, causing temporary amnesia, leads to marital confusions for a friendly foursome who forget who is married to whom.
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The Pied Piper of Spamtin by S. J. Edwards
Published: 14 August 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAnarchic one-act play for children, based on the folk tale. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThe town of Spamtin is being overrun by rats, but the treasury is empty. Can the mayor find a solution to the problem that doesn’t require payment up front? Or will Honest Joe use the vermin problem to become the new mayor?
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There's Always Time For Dancing by Helen Boyce
Published: 14 August 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song, to be played over the closing dialogue, is suggested in the producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act drama on a single (living room) set.
SynopsisAfter a lovely church service, Michael and his wife relax at home. He does his best to make her laugh, encouraging her to dance with him, though she’s tired. But a persistent noise distracts her, and leads her to a sad discovery.
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Last Woman Working by Michael Pearcy
Published: 8 August 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act satirical comedy with a single (office) setting. Some strong language.
SynopsisRobots, with government backing, have taken over almost every job previously done by humans. Masses are protesting. Desperate to save her job in an electronics factory, Barbara Wooley takes an aggressive stand at her local MP's surgery.
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Hotel Casablanca by S. J. Edwards
Published: 7 August 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song Is suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act comedy on 4 minimal sets, suitable for youth theatre.
SynopsisThe Hotel Casablanca is unfortunately short on staff, just as Lady Chalfont arrives, trying to protect her necklace from a jewel thief. But will the thief be spotted in amongst the James Bond conventioneers and detective Sam Shovel?
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