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Acting Funny by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 52. Chorus. Three of the characters (two in one sketch, one in another) are intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for the opening and closing songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script. (Original lyrics, music by Sir Arthur Sullivan)
StyleA revue - a set of 17 comedy sketches and songs, varying in length from one to ten minutes. Basically a family show, but includes mild swearing in a few of the sketches.
SynopsisA collection of sketches, including opening and closing songs, five Great Moments from History, two French Lessons, three monologues, a very small circus, the ante-rooms to the after-life, a spoof of a medical soap opera, a martial arts demonstration and the Dead Carrot sketch. [Note that some of the longer sketches are also available individually.]
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Aliens by 10 x 10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 34. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of children, grown-ups and aliens, intended to be played by a school, youth theatre or mixed-age company.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of seven short plays, a mixture of comedy and drama.
SynopsisA collection of seven short plays/sketches for youth theatre with the theme of aliens. (All the plays are available individually, but are provided here as a collection at a discount.)
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Beasts by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 35. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults and children, intended to be played by a Youth Theatre company or a mixed company.
Run TimeAround 175 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of five one-act plays based on short stories by Saki (H H Munro). Following the originals, the humour is very dark - verging on wicked.
SynopsisThe stories are:
Sredni Vashtar in which a boy oppressed by his aunt extracts an unexpected revenge
Gabriel-Ernest about a werewolf
The Storyteller featuring a subversive entertainer
The Open Window in which the hero does not discover a rest cure and
The Gala Programme which revisits Roman attitudes to female emancipation and entertainment
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Bite-Size - Six Vampire Plays by 10 x 10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Three or four characters per piece.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollecton of six sketches, generally comedic, but with the occasional sharp edge.
SynopsisA collection of six short plays/sketches for teenagers with the theme of vampires. (All the plays are available individually, but are provided here as a collection at a discount.)
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The Bright and Shiny Radio Show [Family Edition] by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 55. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] Which could be increased with addition of musical numbers between sketches.
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 23 sketches suitable for either a radio show or a stage revue. (Thre are sound effects, but no props or set requirments listed.) This edition is [in the opinion of the writers] suitable for a family audience.
SynopsisA comedy collection, which includes a number of very problematic job interviews, investigations into the difficulties of being a snake, a homing pigeon or an insect, various unlikely television and radio shows and the inevitable doctor's sketch.
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The Bright and Shiny Radio Show [Robust Edition] by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 61. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] Which could be increased with addition of musical numbers between sketches.
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 26 sketches suitable for either a radio show or a stage revue. (Thre are sound effects, but no props or set requirments listed.) This 'robust' edition has three more sketches and a few more rude words than the family edition.
SynopsisA comedy collection, which includes a number of very problematic job interviews, investigations into the difficulties of being a snake, a homing pigeon or an insect, unlikely various television and radio shows and the inevitable doctor's sketch, along with a couple of running gags.
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Chekhov's Shorts by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of five short plays based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA Lottery Ticket adapted from the story of the same title
A Meeting on a Train Loosely adapted from 'An Enigmatic Nature'
Difficult People adapted from the story of the same title
Natalie’s Vacation adapted from 'A Tripping Tongue'
I’m Famous based on 'Joy'
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The Complete Short Pants by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 80. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of seven short rhyming pantomime scripts (ten to 15 minutes each)
SynopsisThe tales of Cinderella, A Christmas Carol, Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk, Whittington and his Crazy Cat, Ali Baba and Mother Goose told in rhyme.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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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Diamond Jubilee 2012 by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. Generally, the characters are fairly normal, although one of them is a football.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRevue - that is to say, a themed sketch show. Structured with a chairman (of the Music Hall sort) to introduce the act. Few set requirements.
SynopsisA collection of twenty four sketches suitable for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth the Second's Diamond Jubilee (and probably other occasions).
Not a musical show as written, but structured so that musical numbers could easily be inserted between the acts.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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Emotions by 10 x 10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 42. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults and children of various ages, intended to be played either by that mixture or by youth theatre groups.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of eleven short plays. Basic sets, a few simple props.
SynopsisThe collection was commissioned for a Youth Theatre workshop.
Each play is for four actors or fewer, playing a mixture of adults and children, and intended - as you might deduce from the title - to demonstrate emotions.
The plays are not designed to be performed in any particular order.
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