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A Forty-Minute Troilus and Cressida by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 16. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 34. Chorus. Plenty of scope for extras, as we have the population of Troy and the entire Greek army looking on (and occasionally getting involved in the fray - some of the spear carriers get to use their spears!)
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Troilus And Cressida', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisThe Trojans are trapped in their city as Greek warriors like Ajax scour the battlefield. Troilus, youngest son of the Trojan King Priam, is distracted from the battlefield by his pursuit of the beautiful Cressida. Just when Cressida has submitted to his advances, she is used as part of a prisoner exchange and sent to join her father (who is camped with the Greeks). During one of the periodic truces, Troilus witnesses Cressida in a dalliance with Greek hero Diomedes. Enraged, Troilus takes to the battlefield in pursuit of Diomedes, whilst the petulant Achilles takes on the noble Trojan Hector.
Shakespeare uses the siege to question notions of fidelity and chivalry.
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Guernica Goodbye by William Campbell
A production by Progress Theatre won three awards at the Henley-on-Thames Drama Festival, including best production.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, with an imaginative living room set.
SynopsisA powerful drama - in which Spanish refugees from the Guernica bombings, having settled in Chartres, find themselves once again embroiled in further conflict against Fascists. War torn France has been liberated, and recriminations and revenge are already setting in.
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The Heretic Queen by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Two of the characters are boys (age unspecified).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Eight in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. The painter El Greco challenges the Lord High Admiral of the Spanish navy to a chess match on the eve of the launch of the Armada to invade Queen Elizabeth's England. (The other El Greco - the chess master - takes notes!)
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The Hunter And The Hunted by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Two non-speaking roles.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length, emotive drama, set during the First World War.
SynopsisA hunting party on General Franklin-Davies' Scottish estate in the early years of World War One, poignantly and dramatically presages events that the party are to experience in the trenches.
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I Stand Alone by Kevin Broughton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in two acts. Four locations, but designed for minimal staging. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAn allegorical play.
In the far future, Britain has been ravaged by an external conflict and a civil war between the returning Celts, who restored the country, and the native Saxons who feel they have been pushed aside.
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An Incorrigible Irishman by James Skivington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 94 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length historical drama with a single setting.
SynopsisSir Roger Casement’s flagging enthusiasm for the cause of Irish Home Rule is rekindled with encouragement from his friend Ada McNeill and the tragic events suffered by young serving girl Theresa and her family at the hands of the British. Casement's fervour grows, despite knowing too well that he will be walking into a den of lions. After going to America in order to raise support from the Irish population, the die is cast for the events that will lead him to disgrace, humiliation, a heart-wrenching parting from Ada and the hangman’s noose.
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Just Like Us by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. The characters are children plus two teachers (who could be offstage voices) and a voice on the radio
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleLarge cast play about children in World War 2 (covering areas of the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topic on WW2). Simple sets, simple props. Includes robust language which some may find inappropriate.
SynopsisConflict between a group of London evacuees and the children whose school they join.
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 33. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing possible with songs used
MusicWell known songs from the wartime era. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools, with songs, set in a theatre in Britain in World War 2.
SynopsisA Theatre Company preparing and presenting a variety show evokes life in wartime Britain through drama, song, dance and some pathos.
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Keeping Up Appearances by Elizabeth Bell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play set in Dora Irvine's kitchen during the First World War.
SynopsisSet in the early years of the Great War the play poignantly examines the devastating effects the war had on the womenfolk left at home whilst their loved ones were fighting and dying.
Based on JM Barrie's two-act play 'The Old Lady Shows Her Medals' (first performed 7th April 1917).
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Last of the Meagans by Henry P. Gravelle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their young adult son.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single set. Minimal props. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisA father argues with his remaining son after the funeral of his youngest son, a victim of the Iraq war. Family revelations follow harsh words and it's left to Mom to hold the family together.
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