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Digging A Hole by Geoff Rose-Michael
Published: 18 January 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. All Luka's speeches are recorded, since all her stage appearances are as a corpse.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy thriller in a single (livingroom) set. One-act in structure, but run-time on the boundary between full-length and one-act.
SynopsisOne night, Fi accidentally kills a stranger in her flat, who she believes to be a burglar, but who is in fact an acquaintance of her flatmate and ex-partner Ellie. They attempt to cover up what Fi has done by manufacturing evidence that their visitor was really a burglar. Then they discover the truth...
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Voice of a Flea by Gill Medway
Published: 14 January 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleThe fifth in Gill Medway's series of monologues about cleaning lady, Violet Brimley. Minimal set (a chair).
SynopsisViolet's latest job finds her at the house of a celebrated actor, whose chances of a prestigious TV award are in serious jeopardy when he appears to jump into some very hot water. Can Violet's famous tact and diplomacy save the day?
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Rapunzel has a Bad Hair Day by Jonathan Goodson
Published: 13 January 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. There are 8 speaking roles for juniors, which could be played by 4 actors. The chorus could be the juniors plus the ensemble of principals or could be augmented by additional non-speaking actors.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes the score for one original song and suggestions for 8 other songs.
StyleFull-length British pantomime. The original story, the characters, the jokes, and the resolution all come together to make a very satisfying script.
SynopsisThe earthquake-prone village of Little Thicket has a legend that, under the right circumstances, ancient buried gold will burst from the earth. Escaping her own earthquake, Rapunzel has fled to the village, followed by her wicked guardian.
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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
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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That's the Spirit by Eileen Clark
Published: 12 January 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The Reverend Timms is written male, but might be played female.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA funny and farcical script which has a great selection of characters, a fast pace, and a good mix of physical and verbal humour. Well contained on one set.
SynopsisBertie and his sister Harriet are trying to sell off their dilapidated family mansion, but the discovery of a skeleton in the cellar, and the subsequent appearance of a ghostly maid, throws a spanner in the works. Can they send Ruby back to her rest without alerting their fey sister Emily, sly council official Jones or nosy neighbour Miss Potts?
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Janet and John by Michael Pearcy
Published: 29 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, largely through a series of intertwined monologues.
SynopsisJanet and John have been married a long time, but she has no idea what announcement he might have in store for her. She only knows that it's unheard for him to give up his Friday night at the railway society to take her out to dinner. Why?
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Santa School by Louise Wade
Published: 23 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus. Characters include adults, elves and children. Who actually plays the roles is up to you!
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 8 songs (for which lyrics are embedded in the script). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFun family entertainment for the Christmas period, which puts Santa into an original situation that avoids the clich├ęs while fitting in lots of songs.
SynopsisSanta's test of a new sleigh has resulted in a crash, and while he waits for the recovery team of elves to arrive, he ambles off to investigate a Santa School. Can the real Santa pass muster for a corporation Santa at Toyland?
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You Should Have Told Me by Iris Winston
Published: 21 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Could be played by a mixed-age group or as a youth theatre piece.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fifteen-minute drama for young audiences. (An issue-driven piece which might be used as a lead-in to classroom discusisons.)
SynopsisTeri is excited at the prospect of being a bridesmaid at her aunt's wedding. Joy turns to misery when she finds out that she is adopted and learns the truth about her relationship to the bride.
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The Regency Matchmaking Match by Damian Trasler & David Lovesy
Published: 15 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun mash-up of two recognisable settings makes for a good sketch that would fit well into variety nights.
SynopsisIt's the final ball of the season and the last chance for the Regency gentry to find their perfect partner. The commentary follows the events of their attempted matchmaking in the style of a football (soccer) match.
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The World According to Oscar by Bob Hammond
Published: 15 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 57 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA witty comedy, which moves along quickly with a few surprising twists. Single set - an up-market apartment.
SynopsisBurglar Dougan breaks into an upmarket apartment, expecting it to be empty, but Bernard is at home with his mistress Tasha, having forgotten about his wife's birthday party. Dougan offers to help save Bernard's marriage.
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Have You Any Bread? by Jos Biggs
Published: 30 November 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch with a minimal set (a simulated shop counter).
SynopsisA customer attempts to buy bread from the bakery, but ends up investigating the surprising hours of the village.
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