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Keeping It Clean [Monologue] by Gill Medway
Published: 18 June 2020
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.
StyleShort comedy-drama - a prose monologue - with a minimal set.
SynopsisCleaner Violet tells the tale of her client Miss Gresham who clearly is not as innocent or as prim and proper as she appears but the lascivious goings on next door are not what they seem.
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Henry and the Rocket by Eseld Swift
Published: 17 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The characters are male (apart from the storyteller and the cat, whose gender is unspecified), but that does not matter for casting purposes. Optional chorus of shipwrecked sailors.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with lead sheets (vocal line music) for the two songs which are intended to be sung unaccompanied.
StyleA one act historical drama for schools, with various (easily suggested) settings.
SynopsisBased on the life and work of Henry Trengrouse and his invention of a Rocket Life-Saving Apparatus the consequences of lives lost at sea are brought vividly to life.
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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
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Aladdina and Somebody's Magic Lamp by Richard Coleman
Published: 12 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Various characters written with a specific gender, but it's a pantomime so they can be switched wherever you like.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming pantomime with multiple locations but no specific set requirements.
SynopsisA novel twist on the tale of Aladdin, with a female lead and a story line that moves well away from the original plot, whilst keeping lamp, genie and (the British panto setting of) Widow Twankey's laundry.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Little Red Riding Wolf by Debbie Linton
Published: 11 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for children. Several settings, but needs only a few pieces of furniture. And wolves.
SynopsisA very different take on the old story of Red Riding Hood, where Red is actually one of three wolves released into the wild, and eventually befriended and cared for by Scarlet and her family.
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Dick Whittington [Version 11] by James Barry
Published: 10 June 2020

Nominated for Best Script in the Great British Panto Awards 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. It's a pantomime. Make your own mind up as to who plays what. Some doubling is essential - a running visual joke.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for 15 songs & dances. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length panto for a small cast (or small group of principals and non-speaking chorus).
SynopsisDick Whittington falls for Alice Fitzwarren and becomes a proxy in Fairy Bow Bells' war with King Rat. Having met with a cat and some success working for Alderman Fitzwarren, Dick is taken on a sea voyage with Captain Horatio Barnacle (who bears a striking resemblance to Alderman Fitzwarren) and, after a shipwreck, meets the Sultan of Morocco (who bears a striking resemblance to Alderman Fitzwarren).
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
AwardsClick here to see the awards won by (productions of) this script.
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Keeping it Clean [Three-hander] by Gill Medway
Published: 10 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage female voice.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy-drama with a minimal set.
SynopsisCleaner Violet has a new client, Miss Gresham, who is clearly not as innocent or as prim and proper as she appears, but the lascivious goings on next door are not what they seem.
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The Morning After The Night Before by Lee Baddock & Chris Kirby
Published: 9 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are middle-aged (whatever that means). They declare their ages in the script, but those statements can be changed to suit the cast.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length macabre farce set in a bedsit flat.
SynopsisAfter a night on the town, four drunken friends crash out in what they think is Eleanor's flat. Unfortunately they seem to have ended up in the wrong flat, and mayhem ensues, not least when the flat owner returns, since it turns out that the flat is owned by a serial killer.
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Doggy Noire by Jamie Hope
Published: 8 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. All the characters are animals. (All literally, some figuratively.) The characters are nominally 4M, 1F, but in the context, there's a lot of flexibility.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play in a single setting. Contains adult themes and language (although in the context of dogs, 'bitch' is not necessarily a term of abuse).
Noire as in 'bĂȘte noire' rather than 'film noir'. (No hard-boiled detectives.)
SynopsisBonzo the enforcer has brought Paulette the Poodle to the bridge, as arranged, but who is being set up for a fall? When Big Fido arrives, it turns out there may not be any winners, since the rats that come with him have grudges of their own.
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Mitch Maclay Sings Just For You by Craig Bailey
Published: 8 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two on-stage characters and an off-stage radio announcer, which will probably be a recording.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a single (radio studio) set.
SynopsisIowa, the 1980s. Cynical program director Chris and enthusiastic young employee Loralie are holed up in the radio studio awaiting aging rocker Mitch Maclay. Loralie is a big fan of Mitch, while Chris doubts he'll ever turn up, though is hiding his own link to the star.
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Absolute Dandy by David Pemberton
Published: 7 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters written as 2M, 2F, but it doesn't much matter.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy set in a hitherto uncharted branch of literary history.
SynopsisJane Austen is developing her characters as she prepares her latest, as yet untitled, book. She dresses as a man to find her inner Darcy and seeks advice from Beau Brummel as to wardrobe and demeanour.
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