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Handstands For You by Adam Exton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are children, but could be played by children or adults. There are three characters, but two of them appear in some scenes as younger versions of themselves. (Either played by the same actors or by younger ones.)
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching and deftly-handled approach to the subject of childhood illness. Multiple settings, but does not need explicit sets. Contains mild swearing (which could be moderated if deemed in appropriate for a specific production).
SynopsisWhen Billy was five, his best friend was Gemma, but she moved away. Now Billy's thirteen, he's got a new best friend in Ronald, but he also has leukaemia. Gemma moves back to the neighbourhood and the three have to find space for each other.
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I Stand Alone by Kevin Broughton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in two acts. Four locations, but designed for minimal staging. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAn allegorical play.
In the far future, Britain has been ravaged by an external conflict and a civil war between the returning Celts, who restored the country, and the native Saxons who feel they have been pushed aside.
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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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In a League of His Own by Mark Griffin
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage (or recorded) soccer commentator.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play set in an Irish student flat (the main features of which are a couch and a TV set).
SynopsisSoccer-obsessed student Eamo is unhappy with the progress of a local team because they're ruining his standing in the Fantasy Football league. And Eamo has a lot of money riding on the outcome. His flatmate, John, thinks Eamo should calm down, but then Mazza, a self-proclaimed legend, arrives to really stir things up.
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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
New
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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Leaving Tommy by Mark Seaman
Winner of seven awards during original 2005 production, including 3 festival awards (Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire) for best original script.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, set in a prison cell during the first world war. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisA young man has been tried and found guilty of cowardice and desertion at the front during World War One, and awaits his death by firing squad. He is visited by the army Chaplain, a Captain who hears about his reasons for joining up and what really happened on the front line.
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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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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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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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