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He's Coming To Dinner by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Cast are two adults and two teenage children.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama about family life! Single interior setting.
SynopsisMarianne is trying to get her teenage children ready for an evening with the new man in her life. Her son is happy that it's anyone but his father, but his sister isn't convinced. When their Dad walks in, no one is quite sure how they feel about it.
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High Tea by Peter Stallard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single set (a Welsh pensioner's flat). Simple props, give or take the stuffed parrot. (Includes mild swearing.)
SynopsisMr. Edryn Pugh lives alone, dwelling on the memories of his communist past, with only a stuffed parrot (called Lenin) for company. When his chirpy neighbour, Liz, drops in, she finds him drinking fortified tea and telling tales of his family, including his brother-in-law, the undertaker Sniffer Watkins, who has occasion to call...
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The Honorable Knight by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Nothing remarkable in the characters (apart from the dragon, obviously).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light comedy, playing on the traditions of the knightly stories. Split-stage set, with one permanent location and the other half of the stage doubling for two other locations.
SynopsisBefore leaving his castle for the last time, Sir Gawain of the renowned Round Table reluctantly reveals a tale of his exploits that shows him in a less than favourable light.
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Horseplay by Graham Jones
The precursor full-length version of this play won the Drama Association of Wales playwriting competition in 1980.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCompelling one-act drama. Single set - just a committee room table and chairs. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisAfter a post-match celebration, three rugby players are accused of raping a girl. Through the old boys' network, the matter is dropped, but the club barmaid won't let it rest. Thanks to her persistence, one of the other members starts to see things in a different light too.
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Hot and Sweet by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set.
SynopsisJanet is trying to persuade her mother Ivy, who is suffering from the first stages of Alzheimer's, to come and live with her. Janet's concerns are increased when she hears about a con man operating in the area. Ivy refuses to consider her daughter's request, stating that her late husband Harry will protect her. Janet responds by saying to her mother, 'He can’t look after you if he's not here'... but can he?
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Impisi by Clive Essame
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. 10 speaking roles. Characters are all animals, birds, or insects. In the original professional production all characters were played by 2 actors.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!] The scripted elements are short, the rest - very flexible - is music, sound and movement.
MusicThe added music should have an African feel and be instrumental. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music, rhythm and movement. It could be performed in any suitable space, with a very flexible size of cast. This Video shows extracts from the original two-man show.
SynopsisThe Lion is top of the food chain, and about to take his place at the head of the pride, when he damages his leg in a snare. Now all the animals scorn him and he feels useless. But Hyena, despicable Hyena, shows him he isn't finished yet. Within this short story there is a wealth of information and points to consider about attitudes, prejudices, assumptions and personalities.
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The Innkeeper's Christmas by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. An Innkeeper tells us of the frantic time he and his staff have had during the Roman Census in Judea.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single, minimal set, basic props.
SynopsisAn Innkeeper tells us of the frantic time he and his staff have had during the Roman Census in Judea.
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Innocent Witness by Geoff Rose-Michael
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller with two settings
SynopsisA mundane visit to a local shop leaves Julia in an unenviable position as she witnesses an armed robbery. The consequences for her and shop assistant Holly are life changing.
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It's About Time by James P Brosnahan & Joseph S Kubu
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice, optionally recorded.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act, light comedy, play.
SynopsisNick has brought Kim to the museum to look at art, but also to propose. Unfortunately they are interrupted by Nicholas who seems to know a lot about art and the two of them. He is actually a future version of Nick, and has his own plans for the evening.
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The Kitchen Skirmishes by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy of circumstance. Stage split between domestic set and bar.
SynopsisWhen Lucy and Bernard have their first child, they decide that Bernard will stay home and be the househusband while Lucy continues working. Bernard thinks it will be a walk in the park... he has a surprise in store...
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