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A Little Bit Sketchy by Louise Bramley
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 87 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of connected sketches on 5 minimal sets, plus video scene inserts. Some strong language.
SynopsisA series of connected comedy sketches showcasing two actresses in a variety of roles - two old ladies on the lam from the home, two teenage girls, a pair of bikers, two actor/producers...
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Local News by Sean Dooley
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length farcical comedy. Multiple sets (to be changed quickly via backdrops). Divided into five acts - indicating the phases of the story, rather than places for audience breaks! (Contains one unsavoury throw-away line!)
SynopsisThe town of Taviscombe is a quiet, peaceful hamlet, however this leaves the local newspaper and police force without much to do. To try and combat their boredom and get themselves recognised on a national level, both organisations independently plan a robbery. Unfortunately the fool-proof schemes they come up with are identical, leading to a great deal of confusion and the disappearance of the money they were targeting.
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Charlie Cook adapted from Oscar Wilde
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length period comedy adapted from the short story by Oscar Wilde. Single drawing-room set and plenty of Wildean wit.
SynopsisLord Arthur gets himself in a tangle, postponing his wedding to Sybil so as to concentrate on his plot to murder his rich aunt from whom he is to inherit the family fortune. Unfortunately, his aunt dies a natural death, and Lord Arthur must again postpone his wedding, not least so that he can retrieve the poison capsule he had intended for his aunt. His inept murderous career continues with yet another wedding postponement for his ultimately and inevitably failed attempt to construct an exploding carriage clock to get rid of the Dean of Chichester. Of course, there's a happy ending, but which would you prefer - a murder, or a wedding?
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Lucky Balls by Louise Roche
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The chorus is optional (bar staff and band members). The script includes an on-stage band.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggested songs (titles only) are embedded in the script. These are intended to be played by the on-stage band. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length comedy play. Single set (with various locations within a wedding reception indicated by lighting and set dressing). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisNine wedding guests are the victims of a really bad seating plan. They try to get along, then one suggests they chip in to buy a lottery ticket. When they win all their masks slip away to reveal who they really are. The poor maitre d' tries to keep the reception on track but in the end he can only watch as relationships unravel.
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Madame Blavatsky Lives by Joan Greening
Production by Spotlight Theatre Company won Best Play, Best Actress and Best Director at Havering Drama Festival, 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Four women with playing ages of 50 to 60.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA sparkling comedy in two acts (and four seasons) for an all-female cast. Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisThree lifelong friends, Pam who is unhappily married, Jane whose marriage appears to be perfect and their batty spinster friend Lily regularly meet for girlie nights in. All of their lives change dramatically over the course of a year after they meet psychic Maureen who takes on the persona of Madam Blavatsky. Has she really predicted these events? Is she genuinely second sighted as Lily believes or is she the charlatan Pam and Jane are convinced she is? The answers to these questions, and more, are to be found in this hilarious look at the lives of these women of a certain age. Their mirthful journey towards a happy ending is tempered with a tender comic treatment of what otherwise could be tragic events.
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The Magic Carpet by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily entertainment, designed to fill a similar slot to a British panto (but not sharing all the features of pantomime - more story and less 'variety show').
SynopsisAhmed, the Great Mufti of Itsnothatabad, is an old style Middle Eastern potentate whose main aim in life is to out-do his cousin Faisal, particularly when it comes to their wealth and wives. With a visit from Faisal imminent, Ahmed is determined to trump his cousin once and for all with a special new addition to his harem. Tired of brown-eyed beauties with dark hair he sends his hapless servant Saleem on a quest for a blue-eyed blonde. A magic carpet comes to Saleem's rescue and transports him to modern day London but the bombshell he returns with has no intention of fitting into Ahmed's plans. His life is turned upside down in this comedy of sexes and cultures with consequences he could never have imagined.
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Matchmakers by Robert M. Barr
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. A range of ages and plenty of opportunity for characterisation.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length play set in the Jewish community in 19th century Eastern Europe. Clever and funny, with a plot that twists and turns. Multiple locations, but easy to realise without elaborate scenery.
SynopsisReuven, the son of a Rabbi, is studying to be a Rabbi too. He needs a wife to support him, but also to prevent him being drafted into the Czar's army. Unfortunately he and his family have to move to another village where their matchmaker runs into another Matchmaker.
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Maverick Cop by Paul John Matthews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 93 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length madcap comedy caper with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisWhen the local police force is baffled by a series of seemingly unrelated murders they decide that the only answer is to recall the rule-breaking individualist detective Bob Marsland to take over. His Clouseau-like antics somehow achieve the breakthrough the police have been seeking.
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Merely Players by Damian Trasler
Performance by Debenhem Players won the Adjudicator's Award at the 2015 Woodbridge Drama Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Each of the actors plays two contrasting roles.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, morphing from light back-stage romantic comedy into a murder mystery and back again. Single set, most of which is put in place during the course of the play.
SynopsisThis is great fun. Starting with a bare stage, under the guise of tidying the theatre's store of props and costumes, the characters accidentally build the set of a drawing-room murder mystery, and Phyllis's daydream of being the Lady of the Manor suddenly comes to life as a period drama, until the spell is broken, leaving Phyllis with new insights into her life.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [90-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', with the original text reduced by a thousand lines or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisFairies make mischief in the Athenian woods, mixing up two couples and pairing the fairy queen with one of the 'Rude Mechanicals' who are in the woods rehearsing a play. When all is straight, we finally get to see the Mechanicals' play, and the Athenian nobility turn critics.
The text aims to provide a workable edition of Shakespeare for secondary schools.
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