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Hannay Stands Fast! by David Edgar
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 52. No chorus. Designed to be played by 5 actors, 4 of whom double into many roles.
Run TimeAround 106 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo music tracks are suggested. No singing, but the cast dance to one. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAn epic international yarn based on the John Buchan novel 'Mr Standfast', designed for 5 actors.
SynopsisA hilarious ripping yarn based on the John Buchan novel 'Mr Standfast', a sequel to 'The Thirty-Nine Steps'. Richard Hannay finds himself fighting alone against a brilliant enemy spymaster determined to undermine Britain's defences by infiltrating the Bletchley Park code-breaking station, a situation complicated when both men fall in love with the same woman. A series of outrageous adventures leads Hannay from a quiet pacifist community in Cornwall to a gripping finale with his adversary at the Eiffel Tower.
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Hound Dog by Ginny Davis
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
Music10 tracks suggested to be played as background music at certain points in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA comedy presented as three acts (though could be performed as one) with a single living room set.
SynopsisLinda is determined to adopt a mistreated dog she encounters on holiday in Greece, much to the consternation of not only of her husband and two teenage children, but also family dog Jack, who has a lot to say.
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It's Business As Usual by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Eight on-stage characters and an off-stage voice.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length comedy play, largely set in the office of a pie making company. (A couple of scenes elsewhere which could be created without separate sets.)
SynopsisPlover's Pies may be in financial trouble. Certainly the bank want a closer look at the books, but the man they send has a few useful ideas for the business, if Percy Plover can drag his attention away from golf and his new secretary.
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Kalifa's Amazing Adventures by Nikki Harmon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. The lead character is a young elephant and various others are animals. These are supposed to be indicated by costumes props or masks, rather than being entirely realistic! (There's a photographic example on the script page.)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length play - a fable along the lines of the Just So stories or Brer Rabbit. Aimed at a young audience, but to be played by adults or teenagers.
SynopsisThe growing pains of an inquisitive young elephant, as she learns about the dangers of her environment and the value of friendship.
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Laughter Lines by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. Most of the characters are adults in middle age or older. Some of the women are intended to be played by men (in gossipy, unglamorous middle-aged drag).
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 18 comedy sketches (ranging in duration from 2 minutes to ten minutes). Few set requirements (although one sketch takes place in and around a bed). There are a couple of mild swearwords buried in there somewhere.
SynopsisSketches about life, death, relationships and cream cakes.
Most of the sketches are available individually. (The collection allows the set to be purchased at a discount to the sum of the individual components.)
There is no particular order to the sketches, but there are occasional common themes.
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Life Goes On by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 44. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 19 comedy sketches (ranging in duration from 4 minutes to 9 minutes). Few set requirements. There are a couple of mild swearwords buried in there somewhere.
SynopsisSketches about life, love, work and cream cakes.
All of the sketches are available individually. (The collection allows the set to be purchased at a discount to the sum of the individual components.)
There is no particular order to the sketches, but there are occasional common themes.
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The Normandy Conquests by David Weir
Constance Cox Award for best play (Sussex Playwrights) 2015
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA wistful full length comedy - some strong language.
SynopsisAs a group of family and friends spend a weekend away in Normandy, past tensions come to the fore. Susan looks forward to seeing her lifelong unrequited crush Colin for the first time in 20 years, while trying not to murder her tedious husband Jeff. With her sister and niece, and Colin's libidinous brother and disapproving mum also in the Normandy farmhouse, the scene is set for tale of life, love and the ones that got away.
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On The Boundary by Martin Picken
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One role is non-speaking.
Run TimeAround 104 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo-act dark comedy on one main set and two simple additional sets. Adult themes.
SynopsisEx-professional cricketer Toby is in a tight spot. He needs to earn some money, but he has few options. This tell-all book deal sounds good, but there are plenty of his old teammates who don’t want him spilling their secrets.
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Outside the Box by JPS Yates
Performance by Tarrystone Players won the John Rigg Award for Best Comedy and the South of England Building Society Award for Best Stage Presentation at the Maidenhead Drama Festival 2011.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Six on--stage actors plus three offstage voices appearing briefly at the start (so could be recordings).
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play for adults, satirising office life - where the office workers are nursery toys. Single set. Written in one act, but quite long. A cracking pace might get it down to one-act-play festival length. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThe nursery toys are mostly happy with their lot in life - only Ragdoll feels unwanted, so it doesn't surprise her when bureaucratic Fairy Crackernuts arrives and announces they're having 'a re-shuffle'. What does surprise her is that Teddy is the who's been made redundant...
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Reading Between The Lines by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. An academic, a gambler, a vicar, a housekeeper, a French lady... No stereotypes here, oh dear me, no.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length farce. Single domestic set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisProfessor Andrew Stokes, new owner of The Old Rectory Cottage, returns from a foreign study visit in time to help wife Rachel organise the village literary festival, based at Saint Fabian's church hall. Star attraction is to be famous romantic novelist, Lydia Bray. The success of the weekend's event is threatened by the arrival of Andrew's oldest friend, Reivers Fenn, professional gambler, lothario and all-round liability. The chances of Reivers failing to be an embarrassment recede as not one, but two, of the women from his past turn up in the village. While one would rather forget that she ever knew him, the other has chosen not to forget that he owes her a lot of money.
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