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The Trumpet Major by Thomas Hardy (adapted Peter John Cooper)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The piece is interspersed with the reminiscences of the old Anne Garland. (Her role coulde be doubled by her younger self.)
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length period drama. The scenes flow continuously, so intended to be performed with stage areas and levels rather than a formal set.
SynopsisThomas Hardy's novel of life in the Napoleonic era, with soldiers massing to repel invasion, and village life in turmoil as a result.
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Trussed by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The ninth character is an offstage female voice. This could be recorded, but would be better played live as it is a phone interaction with an onstage character.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo act comedy with two domestic sets - one in each act - which are the mirror immage of each other! Contains swearing.
SynopsisAs if being burgled wasn't bad enough, Graham can't get the police to come round, or his insurance adjustor to pay out on the claim. But is staging another burglary really the answer? It seems not, although with help from his wife and the neighbours, he does find the burglar.
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The Truth Fairies by Sally Kinnell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play with touches of dark comedy, most suitable for adult cast and audiences.
SynopsisAileen's had a long and successful acting career, but it hasn't prepared her for meeting up with a couple of old friends - because she thought they were dead. Actually Liz and Frankie are alive and well, and they have to set Aileen straight about one more thing...
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Two Weddings and a Conference by Karen Doling
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Eleven speaking roles and an unspeakable photographer.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play. Single (hotel reception) set. Structurally in two acts, but in length it's on the boundary between a one-act and a two-act (it could occupy a whole evening's theatre or be accompanied by a shorter piece.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA double-booked wedding reception at a hotel causes havoc for the brides, grooms, manager, receptionist, and the attendees of a conference that is supposed to be happening at the same time! However, it soon transpires that the double-booking is not the only coincidence they will have to deal with.
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An Unexpected Duty by Robin Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play which could be used as a full length play.
SynopsisCharlie's rushing off to Home Guard duty, but takes time to warn his wife about their daughter's scandalous dress sense and his worries about her new man. Little does he know that before the night is out he'll be facing down an armed spy!
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Unrelated Women by Daniel M. Wolpe
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe production notes contain suggestions for six classical pieces of music that feature in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA two act drama (though could be performed in one). Set in the US, though the play explores universal themes.
SynopsisAt her husband’s funeral, hard-bitten widow Fiona meets Laura, her husband’s young pregnant mistress, having been previously unaware of her existence. Their relationship, at first bitter, evolves into a profound and loving affiliation.
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Up, Up and Away by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. In addition to the four on-stage characters, there are four off-stage voices. Two male, two female. (These might be recorded but some sections would probably be better live.
Run TimeAround 84 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play with drama, emotion and humour. Contains mild swearing. Multiple locations, but achieved by lighting and a few props.
SynopsisIt all starts with the funeral - although to the grieving widows, Elsie and Mary, this seems a bit final. But, from their new vantage point, James and Clifford find that they are able to look down, as well as look back. However, it's looking forward that gives them the most concern...
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The Ups And Downs Of Rise And Shine by Clive Carthew
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 150 minutes. [Estimated!] Practical run-time should be much shorter!
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length farce set in the foyer of a new office block.
SynopsisThe brand-new Crown Building is scheduled to open tomorrow, but the lift is still erratic and unreliable. Can Michael, the office manager, really get it fixed in time, while still keeping the building's occupants happy? And if he can't keep them happy, can he keep them safe? There are two new arrivals acting extremely suspiciously...
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Varadachary's Annotated Chess Masterpieces by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 44. No chorus. Characters include Ghandi, Tolstoy, Fidel Castro, Marcel DuChamp, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Napoleon!
Run TimeAround 230 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisA cycle of 11 one-act plays, linked by the character of Ramanujan Varadachary, an old Indian story-teller - who uses the chess games as allegories for discussions about, art, ethics, politics, love and revolution!
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A Very Roman Family - 235 AD by Roger Hodge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The eight minor roles can be shared by two actors.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBawdy Roman farce! Contains a tiny amount of mild swearing (and lots of innuendo). A single set is implied - the courtyard of a Roman home in 235 AD.
Originally published in 2010, revised 2015
SynopsisTitus Rambus is a senator, who intends to become emperor by means of assassination. He has chosen Formaggius Vastus to be the assassin in the mistaken belief that Formaggius, a seller of asses, has a brilliant army record. As if that were not bad enough for Formaggius, Emperor Severus has learned of the plot - but not the intended assassin - and he too engages Formaggius to bump-off his rival. Not only that, but Formaggius learns that after the deed the assassin will not survive for long. Can Formaggius save himself and his diverse family?
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