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Acting, It’s Not Plumbing… by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act character comedy - set in a theatre workshop, so there's scope for over-acting! Single set - a village hall! Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJill is running a drama workshop in the community centre, but is it really just for the benefit of those taking part? Whatever her motivation, Paul, Amy, Chelsea, Bob, Sandra and Fay are having a whale of a time.
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The Adventures of Captain Blood by Geoff and Vera Rogers
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Variable chorus size possible at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 56 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are 7 song suggestions included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA family show (possibly an alternative to Pantomime) told in verse, structurally in two acts but run time is approximately one hour.
SynopsisIn an original comedic rhyming story, a band of treasure-crazy Pirates are caught in a storm... shipping them onto dry land. Unknown to the Pirates, this landfall will result in their meeting three women - determined to make husbands of them, and the disguised love of their press-ganged crewmember. There are opportunities for fun audience interactions and some familiar songs.
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The Adventures of Goldilockpick [Family Edition] by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. Includes the three bears and the occasional wolf.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts and in verse. This edition designed for performance by a company of kids. (There is also a version designed to be performed by adults.)
SynopsisThe Adventures Of Goldilockpick And Little Red Riding Hoodlum
A rhyming romp for some familiar characters in unfamiliar juxtaposition.
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The Affairs At Meddler's Top by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hilarious comic spoof of a murder mystery, set in the 1920s. (Two acts - but relatively short.)
SynopsisA country house weekend is organised with a view to trapping a thief. Various tangled affairs are revealed, leading up to a murder.
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An Afternoon In September by B.J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA drama in two acts (though, with just under an hour's run time - can be performed in one). Touches of tragicomedy and a supernatural element. A simple, multi-functional set.
SynopsisThe residents of an old folks home are all concerned about Morris who is approaching the end. He expresses a final wish which they all contribute to making come true. An out of world experience he encountered during his service in the Royal Navy poignantly repeats itself for him, with the help of a small pebble.
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Albert by Janice Sampson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!] May be staged with an interval.
MusicNone.
StyleComedy drama. Structurally in two acts, but of one-act length. Contains swearing (and a coffin).
SynopsisBefore flying out to Sacramento to visit his ailing brother, Albert leaves a recording of a few confessions in case something happens to him. There has been a plane crash, and Albert's valedictory address is watched by his grieving son, daughter and sister, who learn a few surprising things, but are in for an even bigger surprise...
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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'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, 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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Angel of Happiness by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 68 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two-act comedy, liberally adapted from Moliere’s ‘Tartuffe’.
SynopsisWhen Oliver had a nervous breakdown, Angelo was there to help him. But now that he’s Oliver’s guru, does Angelo really have Oliver’s best interests at heart? Why’s he trying to seduce Oliver’s wife, and break up his daughter’s romance?
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Any Colour But Red by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Fourteen on-stage characters (including a detective written male, but playable by either gender) and an offstage female voice.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!] The original production took 50 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleComedy whodunnit with adult themes. Two almost identical kitchen sets!
SynopsisWhen Jim and Jani hold an Open Morning to sell their house, a mix-up in arrangements sends them some extremely unusual prospective buyers, some with bizarre expectations. Twenty-four hours later, the house has become a crime scene and the police need the help of the neighbours, Fred and Molly.
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