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Normal For by Tony Domaille
Published: 4 July 2022

Winner UK Community Drama Festivals Federation 'Geoffrey Whitworth Trophy' for the Best Original script of 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style One-act drama in a single set. A great festival piece with potential for use in child protection workshops as a discussion starter.
SynopsisTeacher Emma worries about a nine-year-old boy in her class. But when she raises concerns, they are dismissed as 'Normal for here'. As she struggles against a culture of indifference, Emma finds herself facing a real dilemma.
Articulates the dilemmas of teachers suspecting that pupils are abuse victims. The classroom setting and focus on the teacher allows it to honestly and openly explore these issues while not actually having to use any child actors or depict any abuse.
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Death by Detective by David Pemberton
Published: 29 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA witty and fast paced comedy loosely based on The Speckled Band with a solid mystery plot provided by the Conan Doyle source material. A lot of fun for cast and audience. Structured in two acts, but could form half an evening of one-act plays.
SynopsisWhen a legendary detective solves a terrible murder and discovers his own guilty part in the affair, it is left to his closest friends to prevent him from arresting himself.
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Christmas at Thompson Hall by Peter Bond
Published: 28 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The hotel staff are written male, but could be played female.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 25-minute comedy, based on the story by Anthony Trollope. Two simple sets.
SynopsisOn the 23rd of December, 1872, Mr and Mrs Brown arrive in a hotel in Paris, as does Mr Jones. They all need to travel to England early the following morning. Due to a mix-up during the night, Mr Jones believes Mrs Brown has tried to murder him, which makes everyone's journey - and the following revelations - all the more uncomfortable.
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Full Speed Ahead by Barry Lambert
Published: 24 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy with a fun set of characters and a good satirical sense of humour. No set, other than a few chairs and tables - location and transitions indicated by lighting.
SynopsisSophie and Jack are singles who independently decide to attend a speed dating session, where they are each paired with a highly unsuitable prospective partner. By the time they are eventually due to meet, Sophie is so upset by her earlier encounter that she is intending to leave, but Jack's thoughtfulness convinces her otherwise.
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After the Beanstalk by Andrew Yates
Published: 23 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. It's a pantomime. Make your own mind up as to who plays what.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for three songs. (More can be added at the discretion of the production.)17 Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAn entertaining pantomime with an original twist on the Jack and the Beanstalk characters and plenty of physical comedy action.
SynopsisJack, of 'and the beanstalk' fame, has set up a garden centre funded by his golden egg-laying goose. Among his staff are bumbling duo Bill and Ben and ever-hungry café staff Rose and Daisy. Trouble arises when the devious Petunia plots to steal the goose, and the planting of a second beanstalk leads to a visit from the giant's wife.
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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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The Ministerial Address by Damian Trasler
Published: 22 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The minister is written male (for the purpose of pronouns in stage directions) but need not be.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFun satirical wordplay. The minister's combination of extravagant language and total cluelessness about how to actually do his job may be reminiscent of real-world politicians, but the comedy is broad enough to be timeless.
SynopsisThe Education Secretary outlines the department’s new policies in a press conference.
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Appropriate Clowning by David Lovesy & Brian Two
Published: 21 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA high value short sketch.
SynopsisA clown new to the profession seeks advice from a veteran performer.
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Sherlock Holmes: The Valley of Fear by Bart Lovins
Published: 20 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the song suggests 5 folk songs to be sung by The Brotherhood (plus a list of suggested incidental music). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleThe Novel Stage Adventures of Sherlock Holmes continue with the fourth in the series of full-length adaptations. (Adapted from The Valley of Fear but including elements of The Final Problem). Designed to be performed with minimal set and no props.
SynopsisSherlock's Last Bow! Summoned by a coded message to a Sussex manor, Conan Doyle's great detective finds that he and his faithful friend are too late - John Douglas has been murdered. Scotland Yard is stumped, but Holmes and Watson deduce a link to a secret American Brotherhood, and to a mastermind behind it all - Moriarty. Can Holmes escape the final problem?
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Nothing Is What It Seems by Martyn Chapman
Published: 16 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA dark, dramatic monologue, and a challenge for an actor.
SynopsisHe looks like a rough sleeper, but the man on the bench warns the audience not to make assumptions. He could be a police officer, working undercover. Or his story could be much darker and more tragic.
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Operation: Santa by Damian Woods
Published: 15 June 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script includes a list of suggested songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA fun comedy for schools with lots of enjoyable silliness.
SynopsisChristmas is coming and everyone in the North Pole is as busy as ever, but just when things couldn't be any more stressful, Santa is kidnapped by a mysterious foe. It's up to the Santa Retrieval Squad to get him back!
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