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Tudors Rich and Poor - Mini-Plays by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five plays with six characters in each.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (with run times around 6 minutes) for a school class studying The Tudors (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 8, contrasting the lives of rich and poor). No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisFive short plays looking at different aspects of life in the Tudor Age, covering the country, the city, life at court, fashion and the theatre.
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The Twelve Months by Tony Best, adapted from Antonia Barber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for junior/secondary school children, based on an Eastern European folk tale (translated by Antonia Barber). The author suggests a single set divided into three areas.
SynopsisMarushka, the young stepdaughter of a widow, is always being ordered around and berated when she questions her stepmother's unreasonable requests. As punishment, her stepmother asks her to leave the house in January and only return when she has found a bunch of Violets - flowers which only grow in April. She dutifully acccepts, only to stumble upon the meeting-place of the twelve months of the year. They agree to help her, but when she returns with violets, her stepmother has more tasks for her...
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Twelve Odd Passengers by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. The characters are nominally nine men and five women, but in the context the genders do not really matter!
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play for children. A single setting (nominally a guardroom, but only requires furniture, and not much of that).
SynopsisAdapted from Hans Christian Andersen's The Mail Coach Passengers the months of the year introduce themselves with descriptions of their attributes.
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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 Wakefields at War by Tom Mather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Characters are mainly adults, but include three children (who age two years from 9, 10 and 12 during the course of the play).
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in three acts with multiple settings depicting the horrors of World War One through its effect on one family.
SynopsisThe true story of the Wakefields, an ordinary Lancashire working class family whose three eldest sons were all killed in action fighting in the First World War.
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Was Blind But Now I See by Howard Lipson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort skit, telling and examining a well-known fable from a Christian perspective. No set requirements.
SynopsisFive blind people encounter a curious object and work together to find out what it is, while a sighted pair react differently.
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Watt's Cooking by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for children to perform, with simple sets.
SynopsisRecalcitrant child Edna's nature is transformed - when she is sent away to live with mean old pie maker Mrs Watts, who grants Edna's wish to have her name changed to Goldilox. She is successful in persuading the Bear family to enjoy fruit and vegetables rather than meat, but the sting in the tail hints of a grisly end for Mrs Watts.
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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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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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Wheels by Chloe C.D.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. Doctors, patients and extras can be doubled if need be.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for three pieces of background music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act drama for schools and youth theatre, with a simple set and flexible casting.
SynopsisA one act play that follows the everyday struggles of a wheelchair-bound teenager, focusing on what is thought but not always said, and the aspects of life which an abled person may overlook. Issues and difficulties that often go unnoticed are brought to life in a story based on the author's own experiences.
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