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Secret Agent Scout by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEducational and entertaining play for kids, set in WW2. Very much in the style of the era - a sort of 'boys own' yarn. Contains two mild swearwords.
SynopsisLike many boys during World War Two, Peter Smith is eager to do his part, and he loves the radio adventures of 'Secret Agent Scout' who helps keep Britain safe from invasion. Little does Peter know that the radio show is based on his own adventures and attitude - and he gets to meet someone very important.
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The Shakespeare Convention by Christine Harvey (with YAK Drama Camp)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. There are male and female characters, but in Shakespeare's day, they were all played by men, and there is no reason why the reverse convention should not be applied (or anywhere between the two ectremes).
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play (which might be regarded as a coherent collection of skits) for kids. There's a lot going on, but it doesn't need a complex set. A fun introduction to Shakespeare!
SynopsisBumbling producer Burbage and his irate associate Iggy have put together a Shakespeare convention, at which the actors perform four plays and a sonnet in a rather unconventional manner. Iggy is out to ruin Burbage, but loses the plot a little towards the end!
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Shakespeare Lite by Robert Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short historical play.
SynopsisAn Elizabethan narrator introduces three Saxon 'mechanicals' who discuss their lives and the state of their country in the aftermath of the Norman invasion.
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Sic Notus Ulixes? by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Whilst all bar Circe are written male, the author would be happy with any liberties taken with gender - and, in any case, what evidence do we have that Homer was male?
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous Homeric epic in a fifteen minute play aimed at beginners' classes in Latin!
SynopsisThree scenes from the story of Ulysses' homecoming translated from the original Greek (*) and thoroughly mangled and distorted for dramatic presentation. Narrated by the original poet himself.
* Whilst the above summary notes the translation from Greek, it does not note what it is translated into. In this case, it's Latin (which itself is translated - or at least clarified - into English by the narrator).
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Sin by C Henchley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The play is written for two characters, but there is an option of adding a crowd of silent extras.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleUnusual, short holocaust drama in a single minimal set.
SynopsisTwo men on their way to Belsen debate the morality of lying to a couple wanting to marry. Is the joy they can impart before the horror of the camps worth the cost to the liar’s immortal soul?
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A Southwest Desert Tale by Nikki Harmon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. All the on-stage characters are animals.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSubtly educational drama (there's a lot here about the flora and fauna of the south-western USA). Could be played by kids or adults to an audience of children.
SynopsisA strange group of friends comes together in this story - two albatrosses, a lizard, a burro and a lost wolf. They teach each other useful things, and help one another find their destinies, families and directions.
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A Tale Of A Nail - A Musical Play by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 37. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for four original songs (and two original pieces of music) is provided with the producer's copy of this script.
StyleA play (with music) for children featuring the human immune system - as an injured man imagines what is happening inside his body.
SynopsisWhen Mr Gauche accidentally hammers a nail through his thumb, he only wants medical help from the Doctor, but he gets a thorough lesson in the body's defence mechanisms anyway. A version without any music is available here.
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** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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A Tale of a Nail by Nicholas Richards
Performance by Central High School finished as runner-up in the Maine Principals Association drama competition 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Whilst Mr Gauche, for example, is given a gender, it isn't really key to the plot! Many of the characters, are, when all's said and done, anthropomorphic personifications of cells and micro-organisms.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play set in the imagination of a character fighting off an infection, where the protagonists - germs and blood cells - act-out their roles. Fantasy, but with a lot of educational value.
SynopsisWhen Mr Gauche accidentally hammers a nail through his thumb, he only wants medical help from the Doctor, but he gets a thorough lesson in the body's defence mechanisms anyway. A musical version is available here.
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Tea With Mrs Pankhurst by Ruth Urquhart & James Douglas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The minimum with doubling omits two non-speaking waitresses and has two actors playing the female principals and two playing the rest (both male and female roles).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, designed to be played without a formal set.
SynopsisThe stories of Emmeline Pankhurst and Selina Cooper are compared in an attempt to judge who gave most to the cause of votes for women. The story is told in flashback, with minimal sets and audience interaction, mostly in the cake-eating sense. An educational journey through the history of British Women's Suffrage.
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The Tempest by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. The characters preserve Shakespeare's original, which means that the Naples court is all male. It need not be cast that way.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play originally written by William Shakespeare and completely altered by Geoff Bamber. (This version is in modern, humorous. English. It extends the story back in time to avoid the long exposition speeches of Shakespeare's second act!)
SynopsisProspero, Duke of Milan and part-time magician, is tricked into undertaking a hazardous sea journey by his treacherous brother, Antonio, who promptly takes over the duchy when Prospero is conveniently shipwrecked in a great storm. Prospero, along with his daughter, Miranda, survives the wreck and finds himself on a desert island. From there he uses his magic powers to gain revenge on Antonio and Alonso, King of Naples, who is unwittingly supporting Antonio under the influence of his own unscrupulous brother, Sebastian. With the principals all gathered on the same island, Prospero sets out to divide and conquer, a task somewhat hindered by the presence of a range of bizarre and possibly deranged supporting characters.
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