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Across The Universe by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the named characters there is an offstage voice that might be live or recorded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch.
Synopsis Two co-workers in a search for Extra Terrestrial Life establishment discuss the value of their work.
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Aliens v Aliens by Sarah Reilly
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (office) setting on a far away planet.
Part of the Aliens collection of short plays for youth people.
SynopsisA satirical look at our dependence on technology. which has led to a breakdown in personal social interaction. Aliens plan to invade the Earth but are bewildered by this state of affairs.
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Alternate Reality by Jonathan Edgington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. There are three roles, but Paula and Desirae are played by the same person. (Read the script to see why.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Sci-fi or fantasy (it depends on where you draw the boundary) set in an unusual shop.
SynopsisLong suffering Paula is rapidly running out of patience with her nice but predictable and boring husband - so how will she react when he steps out of his comfort zone and buys her the most unusual birthday present ever?
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The Birth of Womankind by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSketch with minimal set requirements, just a few props. Vaguely 'sci-fi' genre.
SynopsisIn a society in which all men have been wiped out, the survivors try to come to grips with their roles.
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Captain Crimson by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. This is another script in which wooden acting might be an advantage.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleParody sketch. (If you don't understand what is being parodied, then it clearly isn't for you!)
SynopsisIt's another tough day at crime-fighting organisation PRISM's HQ. Someone has been paralysing the agents of Prism one limb at a time! Could it be the Mysteroffs? And why is Captain Crimson holding those shears?
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Elephant Jazz and the Intergalactic Spores by Barry Wood
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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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Eye Phone 64 by John Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act futuristic drama with a single (studio apartment) set.
SynopsisIn the not too distant future, Nokia lives with his android butler. A mobile phone salesman arrives to update Nokia's phone - with devastating results.
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The Greatest Invention In History by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Scientist is a gender-neutral description.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch, no set, just a few props. (For those who don't have a matter transporter handy, teleportaion/materialisation may be represented by a sound effect.)
SynopsisA scientist about to reveal his world-changing invention has a number of unexpected interrupting visitors.
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Hologram by Jonathan Edgington
Selected for and performed at DK Delight Production's DELIGHT NIGHT 2 playwriting festival in London in 2019.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests one piece of incidental music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA very short play set at a bar in a restaurant.
SynopsisPensioners William and Barbara are on a blind date. Things are a little frosty until William demonstrates a new app on his phone which gives them a glimpse of their past - or is it their future?
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Live by Robin Fusco
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ten-minute play set in an underground bunker.
SynopsisA makeshift family must decide whether to die in the bunker they have called home or to embrace change and brave the outside world.
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