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Right Move by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Four parts are offstage voices. Gill and Jack are on stage for most of the show, but there are never more than an additional 1M, 1F with them, hence it could be done by 4, though this might be a little frantic!
Run TimeAround 123 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy in three acts.
SynopsisGill and Jack are adjusting to their new home, but with most of their furniture still undelivered, it's not easy. And the phone doesn't work. And their neighbours are strange. Not to mention the dead body in the cellar...
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Run Out by Jamesine Cundell Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Two (female) characters are intended to be played by the same actress, and there is a further pair of characters that can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 78 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's script suggests music to be played at the end of Act 1. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full-length comedy drama with a single (hilltop bench) setting.
SynopsisMalcolm and his wife Mavis have come to scatter his late mother’s ashes at her special place. Family tensions arise as they reminisce and question what made this place special for her. All is revealed as we are taken back to her young days in the 1950s.
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Shivers by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTrilogy of one-act plays with a supernatural theme. Two interior sets plus the interior of an elevator cabin. A mixture of comedy and ghostly melodrama.
SynopsisThe three scripts - Falling Apart, All Hallows Eve and Knock Knock, Who's There? - are all available separately.
Whilst there is no set order to the plays, Falling Apart - with a couple trapped in a lift - might be performed front-of-curtain between the other two plays, which each require an interior setting with a practical window.
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Suite 145 by Paul Bovino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. There is no overlap between the characters in the four plays - which does not exclude the possibility that they are played by the same actors.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 4 one-act plays, each with a single (New York apartment) setting. The plays function independently, so could be performed separately or together. Contains swearing (but only as an incidental attribute of character, situation and comedy).
SynopsisFour plays, linked by the setting - Suite 145 - a New York apartment address (although it is not necessarily the same building!) The plays take place in different eras, with different occupants and certainly different tastes in decor!
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Talking in the Library by Jackie Carreira
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play with a single (library) setting.
SynopsisThe disparate group of regulars at the library along with the librarian and his assistant discover things about each other, and perhaps more importantly themselves and their relationships, over the course of a few weeks.
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Tea With Mrs Pankhurst by Ruth Urquhart & James Douglas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The minimum with doubling omits two non-speaking waitresses and has two actors playing the female principals and two playing the rest (both male and female roles).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, designed to be played without a formal set.
SynopsisThe stories of Emmeline Pankhurst and Selina Cooper are compared in an attempt to judge who gave most to the cause of votes for women. The story is told in flashback, with minimal sets and audience interaction, mostly in the cake-eating sense. An educational journey through the history of British Women's Suffrage.
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Things We Should Have Said Today by Pete Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Three generations of a family.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedic family saga with a single (farmhouse kitchen) set. Contains robust language.
SynopsisBetty is having a bad day. She's overheating, her mother is demented, her son is coming out, her daughter is getting divorced, the farm is losing money and her husband is hiding away from it all under the tractor. Or is he just dead?
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The Toad Society by John Waterhouse
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage actors (two of whom each play two roles in Act 2) and an off-stage voice.
Run TimeAround 82 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts (each with its own set).
SynopsisThe Harpington Toad Fanciers meet to share their fascination with amphibians, only to discover that they have more interests in common than just the common toad. This leads on to the formation of TARTS and a rather eventful camping expidition...
Act one is available as a stand-alone one-act play, The Harpington Toad Fanciers' Social
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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 = 9. No chorus. In addition to the four on-stage characters, there are five off-stage voices. Three 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. Originally published 2015, revised 2019.
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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Woody Allen's Shark by Jonathan Edgington
Production (of the first four plays) by Pazmany Peter Catholic University won the prize for Best Direction at the 4th National English Drama Festival in Veszprem, Hungary, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of six short plays about relationships (which Woody Allen compared to a shark). (A continuity of theme, but no continuity of characters.) Simple sets (but five or six locations). Contains swearing.
SynopsisThe plays are
Dating
Babies
Quanto Sei Bella
Gone
Lorelei
One Hundred and Eighty
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