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Tyndale's Nativity by Paul Cockcroft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Variable chorus size at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama, focusing on the spoken words rather than the actions.
SynopsisA sombre presentation of the Nativity story taken from Matthew and Luke, based on the translation by William Tyndale in 1534.
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The Victorians by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 36. Chorus. Very flexible numbers! The roles are a mixture of adults and children, but intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for six original songs (plus a late-Victorian popular song) are included with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort educational and entertaining musical for kids.
SynopsisA brief history of Victorian England brought together through a series of songs and Vignettes.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Weir of Hermiston by David McVey from Robert Louis Stevenson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. Characters are adults, plus one boy with a playing age of around 10, as the young Archie Weir. The chorus (non-speaking townspeople, servants, etc.) is optional.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, focusing on the relationship between Archie Weir and his tyrannical father. Adapted from an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Uses broad Scots (though omitting the less fathomable language from Stevenson's draft.)
SynopsisArchie Weir is the son of the Lord Justice Clerk and in training to be a lawyer himself, though he is fearful of his hard father. Following advice from a family friend, Archie watches a trial held by his father and is horrified at the old man's apparent glee at hanging the poor wretch. He speaks out in public against the death penalty and is exiled to the family's country estate.
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Well Well Well by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. The chorus - additional peasants - is optional.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for six original songs (Lyrics by Bill Tordoff, Music by Adrian Watts & Jonny Ardern) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne act musical play for kids. A pantomime setting, with panto characters, though not strictly a pantomime in terms of its original plot!
SynopsisThe down-trodden Pantoville peasants earn meagre wages singing happy choruses and smiling for tourists. When Councillor Purslove makes them redundant they're desperate for work and are grateful to Dick Whittington for using them in his TV commercials. But when he plans to privatise their well and employ them at starvation wages they take matters into their own hands.
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Westerfield at War by Marcus Grollman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children, intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions are made within the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA serious school play - but with a good deal of humour - set in World War 2. Mixture of full-stage sets and front-of-curtain scenes (allowing for set changes).
SynopsisA series of modern-day reminiscences of the Second World War, played out through scenes of school, village and military life in war-time.
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Where Is The Moon by Charles Eades
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSchool play based on a folk tale.
SynopsisThe people who live near the marsh have no problems when the moon lights their way through the bog at night, but when the bad things - witches, boggles, boggarts and Qicks - take the moon prisoner and hold her in a pond, the villagers must turn to the Tiddy Mun for help.
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Who The Devil Did It? by Carol Hill and Anna Heppner
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 34. Chorus. A large cast piece. Most of the characters are written male, but some could easily be switched without changing the nature of the piece.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with sheet music for 7 original songs plus instrumental interludes. Snatches of other songs are suggested.
StyleFull-length musical comedy for juniors/teenagers.
SynopsisTwo brothers, who are a little down on their luck, stumble onto a big art theft and end up deeply involved in the search for the stolen painting, the thief and the fabulous missing Mona Lisa to boot!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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The Wicked Witch & The Magic Shop by William Arnold Ashbrook
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. The cast includes cats and gremlins. Gladys could be played as a pantomime dame.
Run TimeAround 97 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with the scores for 11 original songs (plus five reprises).
StyleA musical family show with opportunities for audience participation (therefore occupying a theatrical space close to British Pantomime).
SynopsisGraveling, the evil witch, has turned a number of good people into life size dolls and cats. The young heroes, enlist the help of the owners of the Magic Shop and Marlin the decrepit magician, and together they manage to defeat the witch and her gremlin helpers.
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The Willow Tree by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus. Zhongwen's soldiers, are the chorus (in the sense of having indefinite numbers) but are non-speaking.
[As far as I can remember, this is the only story in which the hero is an accountant.]
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous one-act play for kids, based on the legend of The Willow Pattern Plate. Multiple settings but minimal sets.
SynopsisWhen Renshu the merchant finds himself seriously in debt to the fierce Island Traders, he decides to marry off his daughter Mingmei to the entirely disagreeable but extremely rich landowner Zhongwen. But Mingmei is in love with Chang, her father’s humble accountant. Mingmei and Chang flee to a remote island but soon Zhongwen, Renshu and the Island Traders are heading for the same island. Can Renshu's inventive servant, Ping, and the sorceress Li Hua give the course of true love a fighting chance?
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Wilma Tell - The Swiss Miss by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus. Eleven speaking parts and an unspeaking chorus of unspeakable townsfolk.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comic twisting for kids of the Swiss sixteenth century legend. A one-act play in length, though structurally in three acts.
SynopsisWilma Tell and her brother Johann travel to the prosperous Swiss town of Altdorf to make their fortunes. Unfortunately their arrival coincides with that of the forces of an expanding Austrian Empire, represented by the cruel Governor Gessler. Wilma, more by accident than design, soon finds the whole town depending on her to resist Gessler's attentions.
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