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Adventures of Oliver Twist by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. 16 speaking parts, plus an unspecified number of Urchins, playable by a company of 10 with a lot of doubling (and probably some rapid costume changes).
Run TimeAround 77 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA new, humourous adaptation, in two acts, of Dickens' classic novel.
SynopsisThe story of an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and lives with a gang of pickpockets before being rescued by a kind gentleman and an unexpectedly close relation. This is Oliver with a modern Twist.
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Alice And The Cold Case by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 68 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two act detective drama (that could be played out in one).
SynopsisA detective on administrative leave and a reporter with everything to prove have to team up to solve a cold case that no one really cares about. The only question is whether it will make their careers, or end them.
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All in the Stars by Mark Billen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo act play aimed at a large cast of children.
SynopsisKing Confort is worried. He can't find a citizen who is willing to criticise him or his government, and tradition demands the execution of a critic to accompany his birthday celebrations. Discouraged, he informs his Astrologer that, dissatisfied with endless gloomy predictions, he has written into his will that the Astrologer must die fifteen minutes after the king breathes his last. The king's sisters then gang up on the Astrologer, pressuring him into predicting that the king will die, in the hope of worrying him into an early grave. Into all this confusion come a heavily disguised princess and her father, investigating the kingdom before her marriage to the king. All sorts of unfortunate and unforeseen consequences follow!
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All's Well that Ends Well [60-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'All's Well that Ends Well', with every word remaining Shakespeare's.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisWhen the low-born Helena cures the King's illness, she chooses as her reward marriage to Bertram, Count of Rousillon. Bertram, unimpressed by this, goes to war to avoid his new wife. Helena concocts a plan to win him over.
A comedy in the Shakespearean sense of a story with a happy ending. In modern terms, more of a drama.
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The Amateur Killer by Robert Scott
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length murder mystery thriller with multiple endings.
SynopsisTheatre director Daniel is letting his personal history with Lucas affect their relationship as he directs the production of Adieu in the local Dramatic Society. But it’s his knowledge of Lucas’ affair with Natalie that will lead to murder.
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Amore by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Actors are intended to be doubled up across both acts.
Run TimeAround 78 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two act play, adapted from the plays that in turn inspired Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors and Twelfth Night. (Plautus’ The Menaechmi and Siena Academy's The Deceived Ones)
SynopsisWhen two sets of identical twins are separated, one of them weaves a sticky web of romance and deception in which the other becomes unwittingly entangled. In Act One, Deception, one of the twins is lost as a child and is discovered by his twin brother ten years later, leading a life of love and deceit in a far-off town.In Act Two, Disguise, a twin sister disguises herself as a boy to get the man she loves, only to find that when her identical twin brother shows up, he is mistaken for her. Each individual act is available separately.
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As The Clock Struck Ten by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Opportunity for different actors to portray the different ages of each character. Script length can be cut to 52 minutes for the purpose of drama festival entry, by cutting Scene 5.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicIntermission music suggestions. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA powerful drama based on a true story. Various settings and time periods.
SynopsisA dramatisation of the true story of Donnie Merrett, who at the age of 17, shot his mother after she found out he had been forging cheques in her name. On release from prison in 1945, he joined the Royal Navy Reserve in Germany before returning to a life of crime and debauchery, eventually fleeing before he can be court martialled. Returning to London to the old folks home run by his wife and mother-in-law, he demands money to continue funding his habits.
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The Back Alley Bakery by Kim Watson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 79 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length comedy drama on a split (bakery/alley) set. US English.
SynopsisCarver's Bakery does brisk business, but in the alley behind it, there are all kinds of encounters. From the couple who live in the alley, to the people who walk down it, lives collide and are changed forever.
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Bannockburn - The Almost True Story by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. The eight clansmen and the messenger are written male, but could be played by female actors.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length play, adding darkly comedic (and occasionally anachronistic) touches to the true historical story. (Contains ripe language and adult themes.)
SynopsisIn 1314, as Edward II’s army advance on Scotland, the men of a small Scottish clan prepare to join Robert the Bruce's army at Bannockburn. Before leaving to defend their land, they deal with conflicts of the domestic kind, say their prayers, and down many pints of strong ale.
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The Big Night IN by Richard Marsh
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy, with adult themes and language, set in a living room.
SynopsisGreat pals Tony, Rob, Simon and Gary meet for another of their usual - nights out. They become dismayed when they realise that they are getting older, girlfriends are getting serious and marriage, kids, slippers, and mortgages beckon. But even staying IN is not as simple as it used to be.
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