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Scripts 1 to 9 of 9

Caesar and the Pirates [Short Version] by Nicholas Richards and Timothy Hallett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. Flexible - the pirates roles could easily be shared by a smaller number and other doubling is possible. On the other hand, there is scope for pirate and soldier chourses. Only one specfied female roles but some could be cast female.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with piano and vocal scores for six songs.
StyleComedy play for kids - with optional songs.
(A longer version of the same play is available.)
SynopsisAn older Caesar is recounting his campaigns in Gaul to a bored scribe, who suggests that it might benefit Caesar's public image to tell a tale of his younger days... Something dashing, perhaps, involving pirates? As it happens, Caesar does know such a story...
Great fun (and secretly educational) with a genuine event in Caesar's life.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Vocal recording for five tracks and six rehearsal tracks (accompaniment with an instrument playing the vocal line) for the songs from Caesar and the Pirates [Short Version].
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Don Q And His Squire Sancho by Dick Caram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 28. Chorus. Whilst most of the characters are written male (with three written female), the author believes that indicating the gender of the character by costume is sufficient!
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two songs (based on Spanish folk tunes) are included with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleComedy for kids in two short acts. No specific staging requirements, with some aspects of set and sound effects being provided by the on-stage chorus.
SynopsisMiguel de Cervantes's famed tale of the eccentric knight and his inept but trusting squire.
Alonso Quixano is obsessed with tales of chivalry. So much so that he believes himself to be a knight - Don Quixote - and he sets out to seek adventure, with a peasant farmer, Sancho Panza, as his squire.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Midi files of songs from the show
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Harmony by Neil Armstrong
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. Four of the roles are non-speaking.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano/vocal score for the song 'Harmony' is included with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne act play (with a song) for a youth theatre group. (Originally commissioned for the youth of the South Shields Customs House Theatre.)
SynopsisEstablished as a haven or harmonious living, the village of Harmony is waiting for the prophesied visitors that will declare the village the happiest in the world and bring about world peace. But Lizzy and Bez have dropped in on the vital day, and they will change everything.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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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Looking for the Rainbow by Philip Bird (music Isabelle Michalakis)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. More children can be added at the producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!] Dance music, which is not provided, is at the Producer's discretion.
MusicFull scores for the 3 songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Dance music, not provided, is at the Producer's discretion.
StyleA play with music and dance for children, set on an open stage.
SynopsisA fantastical adventure in which two groups of children living on opposite sides of the mountain manage, despite their differing cultures, to join together to find their rainbow.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens by Phil Porter (music Mary Harrison Hewett)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Two principals (Dickens and George Dolby), plus many other characters, real and from Dickens' writing, who might be played by a number of on-stage 'voices'.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!] (The original production ran for one hour.)
MusicKeyboard scores for 10 pieces of background music are provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleDrama in a single simple set, designed to be accompanied by projected images (with the option for an on-stage pianist providing mood music).
SynopsisA dramatization of the circumstances that led Charles Dickens to wild success reading extracts from his novels on stage, and the terrible toll it took on him.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with 40 images, 18 sound effects, 3 video clips and 10 pieces of musical accompaniment for 'Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens' by Phil Porter (Music by Mary Harrison Hewett)
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Soft Soap by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Whilst the play is written with 28 speaking parts and no chorus, some of the parts could be combined or redistributed, so other casting regimes would be possible.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (by Adrian Watts) for two original songs (one of which is reprised) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical play for kids. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisLife is hard for the Viking women of Olaf's raiders, until Soapy comes to their village with his bright ideas and miracle soap powder. He makes great changes, but it's too late before they think to wonder what's in it for him...
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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Theseus - The Journey To Athens by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 17. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Additional chorus members could be included.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!] This allows for including the song
MusicOne song with score provided with the Producer's copy of the script
StyleA one act play for a class-sized cast, with an optional finishing song.
SynopsisA fun presentation of an early episode in the life of a hero, Theseus.
It could be used as the first part of a double bill with 'Theseus - The Maze and the Minotaur'.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Toys in Pieces - The T I P by Philip Bird (music Isabelle Michalakis)
Performance by Potteries Theatre Co. won the 'Originality and Imagination Award' at the Stoke-on-Trent Festival, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are twenty-five speaking roles, it would be possible to add additional toys and, particularly, rats. (Oh, and while we're at it, the characters include a seagull.)
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for three original songs (by Isabelle Michalakis) are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleMusic play for performance by youngish children.
SynopsisA daring group of toys set off on a mission to rescue a damaged toy from the Tip. They must race against the sunrise and a pack of hungry rats to succeed.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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