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The End of the Rainbow by Geoff Bamber
Production by Transylvania College, Romania, won 8 awards (including Best Show - Primary Section) in National School English Drama Festival 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids.
SynopsisIt is a well-known fact that at the end of every rainbow there is a pot of gold placed there by a leprechaun. Thus the appearance of a rainbow presents a pair of inept robbers with a chance of easy pickings. They simply have to find the pot of gold before anyone else turns up to collect it. Unfortunately their efforts are frustrated by a succession of inconvenient visitors getting in the way. Ultimately, however, the arrival of a real live leprechaun confirms that they are, for once, in the right place at the right time. If only it were that simple
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Big Bad and Little Red by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Nine principal characters plus jury. The jury can be the audience (plus two or more actors planted amongst them to make and encourage responses) or could be set on stage.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for kids in which fairy tales meet courtroom drama.
SynopsisIt's the trial of the decade, with the Big Bad Wolf accused of swallowing Granny against her will and making a mess on her carpet! Can the judge keep order in the court long enough to reach a verdict? You are the jury!
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Murder at Haynes Manor by Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comical murder mystery play for junior school children! (In theory it's set in a manor house, but designed to be performable with minimal scenery.)
SynopsisThere's a family gathering at Haynes Manor, with more than a few surprises planned, but someone has murder in mind. Is it the greedy housekeeper, or someone with a different grudge? Can the family ghost help to solve the case?
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Rainforest Assembly by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script gives suggestions for songs/music to accompany the piece. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleEducational piece for a school class with a good deal of information amongst the jokes and songs, and several jumping-off points for further study. No specific staging requirements.
SynopsisAn educational presentation on the animals and occupants of the rainforests of the Amazon.
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The Bridge by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Minimum numbers would be achieved by reassigning lines amongst the ministry workers!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] This could get a lot longer if the bridge-building sequence is elaborated.
MusicNone.
StyleComedy for kids. No set requirements, but carry-on props include the materials for a simple bridge! A Short play, though it could get a lot longer if the bridge building section became elaborate.
SynopsisA farmer and his family find their peaceful lives disturbed by representatives of various government ministries keen on making improvements to what is regarded as a rural backwater. Common sense flies out of the window as official policy documents are followed slavishly to provide the farmer with a fine, new and entirely unnecessary bridge.
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Macbeth In Seventeen And A Half Minutes Or Less by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 35. No chorus. Various minor parts may be doubled.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!] This is dependent on the cast!
MusicNone.
StyleA short one-act comedy, with no set required.
SynopsisThe three witches attempt to tell their version of Macbeth in seventeen and a half minutes or less. As they condense it, an amusing and fast-paced summary emerges. Will they succeed in meeting their deadline? Don't blink or you'll miss all the fun of finding out!
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Dear Diary - A Presentation For Christmas by Aberuthven Primary School ed. Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. Variable numbers of non-speaking roles at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicWords are provided for the 3 songs included in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short narrative version of the Christmas story, with action and music.
SynopsisA humorously narrated presentation of diary entries, by the central Christmas story personnel - brought up-to-date!
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Pandora's Box by Roger Hurn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. One human, five narrators and a bunch of anthropomorphic personifications.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for children with a simple single setting.
SynopsisThe story of Pandora's box is told in an accessible and light hearted way with added educational opportunities as a bonus.
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Be Careful What You Wish For by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. The author suggests (but does not insist) that the Chorus consists of five or more actors. In addition to their occasional speaking and animated roles, the chorus perform physical theatre, becoming parts of the set and props.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy play for children with various simple settings. Drama and opportunities for physical theatre.
SynopsisA group of children visit a strange castle and are taken on a salutary journey by the castle keepers on which the children's wishes are fulfilled. The children learn the importance of being careful what they wish for.
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Macbeth by Geoff Bamber
Production by Gairloch Primary School won the Youth Section of the Highland Division of the SCDA festival, 2015
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShakespeare's Macbeth as a modern language play (with modern humour) for kids. A one act play in five acts. Simple sets and props. Options for songs and dances.
SynopsisThere should be three witches, but one of them is having problems with her satellite navigation system. Eventually they give a fateful prediction to Macbeth, who likes the idea of being the new king enough to dispatch the old one. Much murder and wringing of hands ensues. All this and a mad Scottish doctor. The bard will be spinning in his grave!
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