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Pleased to See the King by Adrian Cale
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are adults with a variety of ages (some need to be credibly the adult offspring of others!)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCombination of Costume Drama and Farce. Single set (interior of a country inn in 1775). Simple props.
SynopsisThere's excitement at the 'Kings Arms' when it is announced that the King is expected in the neighbourhood. Then the actors arrive - not so much strolling players as players on the run, not wishing to be recognised, so at first it is very convenient to be mistaken for the king. At least until the real king arrives. (And, since the King is George III, it's no surprise that it all gets a little mad.)
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Potted Austen: The Complete Set by Lou Treleaven
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels.
SynopsisA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels. Each is fast-paced, witty, and amenable to small groups (cast size can be reduced with some crafty doubling).
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The Price of Firewood by Hilary Mackelden
The author will be donating 50% of her royalties to go to the Charity 'World In Need', which works with refugees like the ones in the play (and with whom the author worked in Kenya)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length serious drama on the politics and economics of war and trade. Split-stage set.
SynopsisA reporter sends a shocking bulletin from a refugee camp in a war torn country, but the government of that country is signing some very important trade agreements, and the help for the victims of violence seems very slow in coming, despite the official 'investigation'.
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 31. Chorus. The vast majority of the characters are written male, but need not be played that way.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the scripts includes suggestions for up to 19 songs (with original lyrics to well-known tunes).
However, the songs are optional - the piece functions equally well as a play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-length play/musical. A family show, written for performance by a youth theatre company, but could be a mix of adults and children.
SynopsisA faithful adaptation and well crafted dramatisation of the classic novel by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper is a musical play suitable for secondary schools or Academies specialising in the performing arts. As well as historical interest it provides a challenging project for producing, directing, acting and technical disciplines in school or community settings
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A Princess For Christmas by Jeff Bray
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. 7 actors, with a choir of 3-4 singers.
Run TimeAround 84 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy with a single retirement home setting.
SynopsisGrumpy old widower Reg gets the shock of his life when his ex-mistress Diane, who he abandoned many years ago, is admitted to the Retirement Home After a stormy beginning and with the tender help of the staff and other residents, they are able to rekindle their relationship.
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Putting it About by Sue Gowers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy. A single-set British farce, complete with multiple practical doors, behind which lurk multiple practical (and emotional) problems!
SynopsisThough married, Danny is keeping a harem of ladies on the boil, including his step mother in-law. They all arrive at the house on the same afternoon, and he manages to keep them separate until his younger brother Matt arrives to throw a spanner in the works.
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Reiterations by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat comedy in three acts. In theory there are two locations, but they are both very similar hotel interiors, so the difference between the acts is a bit of set dressing.
SynopsisThree honeymooning couples end up at the wrong hotel and discover they have a lot more in common than sharing a wedding day - including the fact that all of the women have married the same man at least once! Moving to a different hotel does not help.
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The Riddles at Ramshackle's Rest by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA murder mystery with enough slices of humour, intrigue and cake to keep everyone happy. (There is even an alternative ending!)
SynopsisThe local village fair is about to go ahead, and the villagers are priming their melons and baking their cakes. But when the owner of Ramshackle's Rest is found dead, the police are called in - just in time to witness further murders and uncover some closeted skeletons...
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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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Saving Dusty by Will Butters
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Three of the characters are presenters at a conference who could be doubled by actors in other roles or could be done as prerecorded voices.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comedy play. It's set in a brothel, so might well contain adult themes (and also relatively mild swearing).
SynopsisDusty works in the Fallen Angels massage parlour to raise money in order that she might be re united with her mother. Unbeknown to her, a plan is hatched by the others to help her. A voluntary hostage helps to save the day.
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