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Meet the Vikings by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five plays with six characters in each. (Whilst the characters are nominally male or female, for the purpose of Readers' Theatre, the gender of the actors doesn't matter.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (run times 4 to 6 minutes) for a class studying The Vikings (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 6C - invasions and settlements of Britain). No set requirements, no props. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisThe history of Viking invasion and settlement of Britain told in a series of guided reading plays covering Viking life and mythology.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [Modern English] by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. It would be possible, by adding attendants and fairies, to increase the cast to around 30.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for four pieces of music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShakespeare abridged and (mainly) in modern English. No formal set requirements.
SynopsisA shortened version of the Shakespeare original, containing nuggets of the original text with modern insertions. Shakespeare's son Hamnet holds the whole thing together as if managing a production of the play.
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Much Ado About William by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Could be played by kids or by a mixed group of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play.
SynopsisA harassed Shakespeare tries to complete a play while his Stratford family bring noise, combat and teenage strife into the room where he works, until the silent Bard can take no more.
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The Music of Christmas by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Flexible numbers, particularly for the songs.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!] Run time assumes performance of 12 songs in the arrangements suggested by the author.
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script gives suggestions for 12 songs (with lyrics for those that are out-of-copyright). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act introduction to and exploration of Christmas songs in various styles from carols to pop songs. (An assembly and ensemble piece rather than a narrative play.)
SynopsisIn reviewing and performing Christmas music across the ages, the play gives lots of opportunities for various aspects of performance as well as learning.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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The Musical Scottish Play by Bill Siviter with Lea Anderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!] Up to 90 minutes with banquets, ballads and battles!
MusicSheet music for six original songs (Music by Lea Anderson, Lyrics by Bill Siviter) supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleIrreverent play in verse and song, told by the protagonists and by narrators with the action mimed. A good introduction to Shakespeare's story! (The specified run-time is the minimum - banquets, battles and bopping will add to the run time!)
SynopsisThe Musical Scottish Play - or 'Kids in Kilts' The complete story of Shakespeare's Macbeth (witches, murder, walking trees, revenge - that sort of thing) told as in verse and songs as a play for kids. [Note that there is also a version of this play without the songs, called The Scottish Play. It is identical except that the songs have been omitted.]
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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 Nightly News by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFantasy performed in the style of a news programme - minimal sets and props for a TV studio and roving reporters.
SynopsisThe studio anchors for The Nightly News introduce stories from the lands of Spoonerism, rhyme, hyperbole and cliché. (Only two of which are uncommon in more conventional news programmes.)
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The Nobodies by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Additional or fewer voices may be used to adapt to a desired cast size.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for primary (junior) school children with simple settings.
SynopsisIn Nobody Land there are no stories, no reading, no dreaming, no nothing! In a manner reminiscent of the Thought Police, the Voices make sure that the rules are enforced. In the end the Storytellers prevail and The Nobodies at last become Somebodies.
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The Norman Conquest by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne set of song lyrics embedded in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleVerse play, fitting with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 History syllabus.
SynopsisWe travel back in time to England in 1066 where William sails from Normandy (bringing an army and 'beaucoup fromage'). defeats King Harold and sets about building fortifications and surveying his new kingdom.
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Odysseus and the Cyclops by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Cast numbers are very flexible. The chorus is nominally the 12 great gods of Ancient Greece. The 'characters' include soldiers (nominally 3) and sheep (nominally 4)
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play for kids in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.) Includes the violence inherent in the story!
SynopsisThe tale of Odysseus and the Cyclops (from Homer's Odyssey) told as a short play for children, in the style of an Ancient Greek play.
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Oedipus - Swollen Foot by Graham Milton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools - ideal as a classroom or assembly piece.
SynopsisA light-hearted, accessible take on the Greek myth. Oedipus gradually discovers he has killed his father and married his mother. He learns how one cannot avoid fate, however hard one tries, and that great fortune is often followed by great misfortune.
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