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The War Time by Seán Lang
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children intended to be played by a youth theatre company.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEnsemble piece for secondary schools, exploring the First World War. Multiple locations, mainly indicated by lighting and furniture.
SynopsisA group of schoolchildren visit war graves in Belgium, but some have trouble connecting with the idea that the soldiers were real people, because it happened so long ago. Beth and Danny meet the Recollector, who takes them back in time and places them in the war, helping them understand.
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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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What Manner of Man by Mike Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Prince Charles Edward Stuart was regarded as having feminine looks and could be played by a woman.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act historical drama, set in the Jacobite rebellion of 1745. Most of the action takes place in a single interior set. Two exterior scenes could be played on bare stage.
SynopsisHaving reached the English town of Derby, Adjutant General of Bonnie Prince Charlie's forces, Lord George Murray agonises over the need to tell the Prince that taking London is not possible. He must win over two other members of the Prince's council to carry the day and force retreat.
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Will at the Tower by Pete Hartley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. Five principals plus a chorus of singers.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe dialogue is interwoven with multiple instances of five original songs.
StylePeriod drama. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisA story (based on a local tradition) of Catholicism in the reign of Elizabeth 1st. The Jesuit priest, Edmund Campion pays a clandestine visit to Hoghton Tower in Lancashire with a young Will Shakespeare in tow. They observe the life of the house as the new lady of the manor tries to marry off the daughter of the previous lord.
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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 World Turned Upside Down by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Optional chorus of would-be citizens storming the Bastille!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for the two songs (one traditional, the other the Marseillaise) suggested in the script is provided with the Producer's Copy.
StyleOne-act historical drama for kids.
SynopsisA short dramatisation of the French Revolution from the point of view of the peasants (who join in the overthrow of King Louis but rapidly become disillusioned).
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Midi files of songs from the show
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You Can't Be Serious! by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. Very flexible cast numbers (the upper limit is the entire population of Syracuse). Two presenters appear throughout, the rest of the characters appear in individual episodes and are therefore open to doubling if needed.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play - though arguably a sketch show with a linking theme and two linking characters (the presenters). Ideal for a school class mixing science, history, linguistics and drama. What more could you want?
SynopsisAn affectionate spoof of children's science programmes sneaks in some education amongst the fun as the two presenters take a stroll through time to examine the origins of some well-known (and some less well-known) scientific words.
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