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It Never Rains But It Pours by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. One (gender non-specific) character can be a pre-recorded voice.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song, to be played over the closing actions, is suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act comedy with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThe ark has sprung a few leaks and Noah and his family have been bailing out water. Noah’s wife tells Noah to ask God to stop the floods. They soon discover that they need to make an appointment to speak to God, which isn’t as easy as they first thought.
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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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Jim Jam by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on a simple set.
SynopsisJim, his wife Mary, and one of their sons, are all stuck in a traffic jam. Jim’s frustrated, his wife is trying to stay serene, and their son is desperate for the loo.
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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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Knock, Knock, Who's There? by Peter Harrison
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Offstage voices of one female laughing and multiple children, could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a living room setting. Originally published 2015, revised 2019.
SynopsisYvonne is desperate for the council to arrange a transfer for her and husband Dennis, from their high rise flat in Barbara Castle Towers to a lovely maisonette with gnomes in the garden... Her case may be enhanced when a TV crew arrive to investigate poltergeist activity in the flat.
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Language Lessons (II) Asking the Time by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice - could easily be doubled.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!] May be separated into short scenes.
MusicNone.
StyleA series of scenes put together in one act, or may be divided for short pieces. Minimal or no set requirements.
SynopsisA second set of crazy scenes to help hopeless English persons gain a better degree of fluency, in a foreign tongue. This time Polly and Glott prepare the audience for asking the time in various countries and even outer space!
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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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Love Me Tender by Roger Woodcock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFour Elvis Presley songs are suggested, to be sung by character within the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act drama with a mix of comedy and pathos. A single kitchen setting.
SynopsisIn an economic downturn, a fish and chip shop owner and his wife can't decide whether to stay open or move to Spain, while their part-time potato peeler Billy happily sings Elvis songs and dreams of what's under Olga Pike's duffle coat. A tragedy will turn all their lives upside down.
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Mam by Allan Williams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters, and an off-stage - disembodied - voice.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act play with a single set and strong characters. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisTwo brothers have taken different paths in life. Richard, the younger, went off to University and made it big in London, married and divorced. Peter stood in for his late father, raising Richard and going out to work to bring in some money. Now they say things long kept secret.
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Margaret Thatcher Changes The World by Rex McGregor
Finalist in the 2015 British Theatre Challenge.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set one-act comedy, set amidst the politics of sport.
SynopsisThe 13th Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh four years ago were a disaster. Thirty-two countries stayed away. Now in 1990 the 14th Games in Auckland look set to be a success. Nearly every eligible country is taking part, but that's not enough for Margaret Thatcher, she wants more.
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