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The Ministerial Address by Damian Trasler
Published: 22 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The minister is written male (for the purpose of pronouns in stage directions) but need not be.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFun satirical wordplay. The minister's combination of extravagant language and total cluelessness about how to actually do his job may be reminiscent of real-world politicians, but the comedy is broad enough to be timeless.
SynopsisThe Education Secretary outlines the department’s new policies in a press conference.
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Appropriate Clowning by David Lovesy & Brian Two
Published: 21 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA high value short sketch.
SynopsisA clown new to the profession seeks advice from a veteran performer.
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Nothing Is What It Seems by Martyn Chapman
Published: 16 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA dark, dramatic monologue, and a challenge for an actor.
SynopsisHe looks like a rough sleeper, but the man on the bench warns the audience not to make assumptions. He could be a police officer, working undercover. Or his story could be much darker and more tragic.
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You Are What You Eat by Hugh Smith
Published: 15 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere is a suggestion for an extract from an out-of-copyright Music Hall song. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA funny, efficient, and easy to stage sketch.
SynopsisA doctor has problems with a patient who has not responded to organic hummus and with another who has overdosed on Tuscan olives and sun-dried tomatoes.
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Elephant Jazz and the Intergalactic Spores by Barry Wood
Published: 14 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSci-fi comedy sketch in the manner of a cheesy 1950s B-Movie. Minimal set to indicate a living room.
The script notes include a strong authorial opinion on comparative merits of certain comestibles. (He's not wrong.)
SynopsisAdam has shocking news for his wife - the Earth has been invaded by microscopic alien invaders! Who knows how far the infection might have spread? But Martha doesn't seem that worried. In fact, she doesn't seem like Martha at all...
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Villains by Shari Gledhill
Published: 14 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 15-minute drama on a single office set. A good, easy to stage, two-person play with the shifts in power dynamic providing some good material for the two actors to work with.
SynopsisHardened criminal Reid is summoned to the office of prison governor Dawson. Dawson intends to blackmail Reid into assisting him with a personal problem, but Reid is not so easily coerced.
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Accountant from Hell by Barry Wood
Published: 13 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy short, with an unexpected take on exorcism. Minimal set.
SynopsisFather Murphy has been summoned because Karen appears to be possessed, and possessed by the spirit of an accountant. Worse still, it's an accountant Father Murphy knew in life.
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Step Sisters by Cheryl Barrett
Published: 10 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun and energetic monologue.
SynopsisEnthusiastic aerobics teacher, Katie, tries her hardest to deliver her step class. Despite her valiant efforts to put her step sisters through their paces, she is faced with interruptions and setbacks throughout.
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Crusty Bloomers by Cheryl Barrett
Published: 31 May 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Customer definitely male. Shopkeeper probably male, but could be played female.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch. Not much set needed to indicate a shop, but quite a few (saleable) props.
SynopsisA shopkeeper's patience is put to the test when he tries to serve a customer who seems to be at cross purposes.
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Relationship Counsellor by Hugh Smith
Published: 4 May 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch in a simple domestic setting.
SynopsisA man arrives home to be told by his wife that she's leaving him for George Clooney. The sort of thing that could happen to anybody.
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