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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell, adapted by Dave Jeanes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 20. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. The cast is mainly adults, but includes five children.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play adapted from Robert Tressell's classic English Socialist novel of the same name.
SynopsisA group of painters redecorate a house, all the while discussing life and how to make a living whilst being trodden on by their superiors. Frank Owen, one of their number, is a firm socialist who believes his ideals can end the poverty from which they all suffer. Railed against by his peers, can he sway them to his way of thinking, or will he turn to theirs? And, ultimately, will it make a difference either way?
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Reasonable Doubt by A.D. Peters
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two short acts - courtroom drama and crime - the way the jury sees is, and the way it happened.
SynopsisA tense courtroom drama with the prosecutor battling a slick defence lawyer at the murder trial of social misfit Josephine Mason. The second act takes the form of a flashback portraying the murder of which she is accused. We are left with the dilemma of knowing jury's decision before we learn the identity of the murderer. We are then able to evaluate the justice of the verdict, wherein lies the final twist.
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A Rose for Danny by Kevin James Moriarty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Great opportunities for character acting!
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDramatisation of the lives of a dysfunctional Irish-American family. Contains swearing and drinking. (Not necessarily in that order.)
SynopsisAn old man seems to have reached the end of his luck - his wife is dead, he's behind on the rent and his wealthy son-in-law doesn't want to take him in. Is it too late to repair his relationship with his two daughters and find some redemption?
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Sammy by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBrilliantly written full-length play about coping with the long-term medical problems of a family member (who never appears on the stage). Single domestic set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJenny and Mark have a young son, Sammy, who has Prader Willi syndrome, a compulsive eating disorder. Mark wanted a son desperately, but is shocked by Sammy's condition and the work it will entail. Christine and Phil next door can't have children at all, so they are constant visitors. Eighteen years of family strife in one play.
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The Séance by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play - a ghost/horror story. Single set. Lots of fun for the special effects crew. Contains swearing and intolerance.
SynopsisGraham and Deborah have invited four old friends to their housewarming party - and the house certainly needs it - the attic was the scene of a brutal murder, and little seems to have changed since that time. Tensions rise as the members of the group begin to feel that the room is haunted.
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The Secret Testament of John Shakespeare by Martin Lytton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical drama (on the boundary between a one-act and a full-length play). Single set. Lots of historical detail amidst a passionate story.
SynopsisWilliam Shakespeare's wife drops in on her in-laws to mind her Father-in-Law while his wife visits a friend. The Informer James Langrake, who was responsible for the fall in Shakespeare senior's fortunes, calls in unannounced and nearly finds evidence to bring death to the household.
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Sex And Curry by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 93 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length farce for an adult audience.
SynopsisHannah's boyfriend has walked out, leaving her pregnant, but that's only the start of her troubles. Telling her parents that her gay flatmate is her fiancé and the child's father didn't solve the problem But Hannah is not the only one keeping secrets.
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Shah Jahan by Subrata Das
RolesMinimum Male roles = 16. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 31. Minimum total without doubling = 31. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 160 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicAt the discretion of the Producer Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length translation and adaptation of D.L.Roy's epic saga of the Mughal Empire.
SynopsisThe retelling of last turbulent years of Shah Jahan's reign are brought to life in this powerful and gripping play, written in the spirit of a Shakespearean tragedy.
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The Shelter Secrets by Deborah Heath
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Doubling possible for two characters, plus two offstage voices.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play, suitable for secondary age or youth theatre, with split staging to enable multiple rapid scene changes.
SynopsisTaking shelter from an air raid in their school's boiler room, four children swap secrets in the form of stories. They're surprised to find their tales all meet up and form a larger narrative, one that's completed by their teacher.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Vanishing Author by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Six characters but only three actors required
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA mystery drama with a single set, doubling as Holmes' apartment and Doyle's consulting room.
SynopsisConan Doyle is gradually taken over by his creation Sherlock Holmes, but then the attempt to kill off his creation, results in Holmes using all of his skills to escape death.
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