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Nanny State by Nigel Holloway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Several of the characters appear only in voice-over. A 'doubling list' is included in the Producer's Copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA complex and challenging, but performable one-act play, with a subject that is both controversial and compelling. Split-stage set. Includes mild swearing
SynopsisWhen Bernard dies, his wife discovers he's been writing a political blog that has galvanised the country. She steps into his shoes, fights a campaign and becomes Prime Minister. But the cost is high for saving the country.
A hard-hitting political play, posing the question 'Could the Grey vote really change the world?' However, when it comes down to it, the play is not about how to right the wrongs of governing the country, it's about one woman's blindness to the people closest to her, about losing sight of the things that really matter in life.
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Natterjack by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Rod is an off-stage voice and therefore might be doubled or recorded.
Run TimeAround 150 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play - at its heart, a drama of practical politics, but leavened with plenty of comedy.
SynopsisA shed by a river has become home to a tramp. When he discovers that plans to build a bridge put his home under threat, he engages with politicians, engineers and a barrister. Chaos ensues, and a visit from the Minister for Transport spectacularly fails to improve the situation.
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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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O, What A Lovers' War! by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Optional numbers of non-speaking women and soldiers.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, evoking times of the First World War, in various settings.
SynopsisA story of love during the Great War, told through a series of vignettes, looking at the Home Front through the lives of two families from different social classes - for whom the conflict has parallel effects.
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Of Myths And Mortals by Matt Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Alex, Toni, Ash, Pip, Curator 1, Curator 2, Guard and Florist can be played by male or female actors, with pronouns changed accordingly. Guard and Florist can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama for schools with a flexible museum setting.
SynopsisA rather badly behaved family's visit to the museum is marked with a re-telling of Greek Myths which strangely resonate with modern behaviours.
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Old Pete by Chrissy Barker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act dark comedy, with two (hospital ward and chapel) settings.
SynopsisCantankerous Pete grumpily tolerates hospitalisation, as he is admitted with something a great deal more serious than he thought. His family try to deal with his awkwardness in addition to his cheeky funeral requirements.
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Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood by Subrata Das
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Many characters may be doubled.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on the songs used.
MusicSuggestions for 8 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, in five acts - although two act length, and with many settings.
SynopsisThis play portrays the kinds of struggles moderates face within the left and right-wing political parties in India. Malati and Praveen, have had opposing political views since their days growing up together in a village, but enjoyed a romantic relationship. Despite his love for politics, Praveen still dreams about being a Bollywood actor... and the play explores the voices of rich, middle class, and poor people, obstacles within families for women in politics, and extreme political rhetoric.
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Oncology by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The chorus is a wating-room full of patients.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama fuelled by family (and medical) tensions.
SynopsisSet in a clinic where Edna and her daughter wait for the results of a recent test, surrounded by a madcap collection of patients and relatives who have an underlying serious story to tell.
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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The Passion by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single set (a cart!), basic props.
SynopsisThe betrayal, trial and crucifixion of Jesus.
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