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Indian Summer by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set. A brief romance set against the background of the Indian Mutiny.
SynopsisAmid the uprising against the East India Company in the 1850s, Clara has commissioned a portrait - to closely resemble Botticelli's 'Birth Of Venus', but depicting her as an old woman. The Artist, Nathanial, arrives with his canvas and oils, and they share the last moments of an Indian Summer together.
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An Irregular Satellite by Meg Schenk
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Female character also sings.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one of the two songs is provided with the Producer's copy of this script. (The other is a suggestion of a popular song.)
StyleA one act love story, with two songs, and a single simple set.
SynopsisIn an imaginative setting, good friends Fran and Scott gradually discover their love for each other. Written in American English.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Jiggy Jiggy by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act adult comedy (that's definitely 'adult' in the sense of 'contains rude bits'), in a single set - a bed and a bedside table.
SynopsisMark's not happy with his life. He's come up with a novel plan to thrust himself and his wife Kaz into the limelight where he thinks they belong. And all it will take is a performance in their bedroom in front of three cameras...
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Kill-Joy by Mike Rouse
New
  Partington Theatre Glossop 2018, Best Actress award, Rachael Hope, under original title of Mirror Image.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the two on-stage characters, there is a radio announcer's voice at the start. This is likely to be a recording.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller. Single set (which may be very simple). Contains swearing and adult themes.
SynopsisA man and a woman stumble into an alley behind a club. It’s clear what his intentions are, but she’s not going along with him. Not here, not now, not with a serial killer on the loose.
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Learning to Like You by Robert Scott
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy drama on a minimal living room set.
SynopsisAmber has just moved in, so she pops round to introduce herself to her new neighbour, Jake. Jake’s not what she expected, and it takes the pair a number of visits and misunderstandings before they learn enough from each other to be friends.
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Life Imitating Art by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two act drama, with a one act length, and with a single (art gallery) set.
SynopsisMature art student Dorothy surprises Pete in the art gallery, confusing him for her tour guide. For his own reasons he goes along with Dorothy's mistaken belief that he is a professor of art. The whole experience enriches them both.
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A Life Sentence by Mark Seaman
Eleven awards from Festivals in 2008, including Best Original Script/Play in Wiltshire,
Avon and Gloucestershire and overall festival winner in the last two.
Overall Festival winner Cornwall Festival 2015.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn emotionally charged two-hander with a very simple, well-thought-out set and detailed descriptions.
SynopsisA wife talks about her struggle to cope with her husband's dementia, and the effect it had on their family in his final days.
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Llandudno, Lust and Lollipops by Stephen Mercer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA suggestion for one piece of closing music is included with the producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act comedy
SynopsisMiddle aged couple Charlie and Annie’s marriage has become stale and humdrum, such that Annie finds herself experiencing fantasies of a more exciting life. After being made redundant following 40 years as a boiled sweet salesman, Charlie comes home to Annie, who has uncovers what she believes to be evidence of her husband's love affair with an unknown woman. Accusations lead to honesty, and as the pair unwind forty years of strained 'politeness' they discover that they both have a wish to visit France, and that Charlie has always hated the traditional UK based holidays that Annie thought he wanted. Particularly in Llandudno.
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A Load of Rubbish - Small Cast Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The script is structured so that the five characters can be played by two actors. The characters are inanimate objects, so gender is flexible, though the script assumes, for some reason, that the beer can is male and the perfume box is female!
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for eight original songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical for a small cast (designed to be played by an adult touring company to school audiences)
SynopsisLife on an overspill rubbish dump takes a philosophical turn, with items of garbage asking 'why are we here?' - and making a song and dance about it!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Missing by Sue Bevan
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Voices of 7 parents may be off stage or recorded.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA gritty one act play for youth theatre.
SynopsisTom's run away from home but finds he's spent his first night on Lizzie's 'turf'. Is she going to help him, or take his stuff? Perhaps Lizzie's idea of helping Tom isn't the same as his...
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