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The Clamourings at Giggly Halt by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One female character appears briefly in only one scene, so could easily be doubled. Two male characters are telephone voices, and could be doubled.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic mystery.
SynopsisA daring robbery has taken place at Meddler's Top, but the thieves set off the alarms and need somewhere to stash the loot. Sir Pingnet Threefall is having an affair with Miranda from the holiday camp, and they need to be discrete. Harry Toxin is suffering from large-scale pilfering, a cash flow crisis and accusations of cruelty to donkeys. In the middle of all this, there's a campaign to protect a nesting corncrake, and all the threads are converging at Giggly Halt railway station.
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Come to the Circus by Debbie Chalmers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 27. No chorus. Various characters could be m or f. Particular talents are needed for some roles.
Run TimeAround 73 minutes. [Estimated!] Flexibility, according to music used and 'acts' - at the Producer's discretion.
MusicSong suggestions for 12 pieces are provided with the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA fun two-act play with songs and 'circus acts', which may challenge a younger youthful cast.
SynopsisTimes are hard for the circus, and the whole Big Top team meets to try and find a way to draw people away from their televisions and computer games. But it's Granny who has the winning idea, introducing some mischievous monkeys to every act.
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Cowards by Stephen Gillard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Four principal male roles plus one female cameo. All other roles can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length drama set at the front during World War One (a cell block and General Haig’s office). Contains appropriately placed adult language.
SynopsisSixteen-year-old Private Harry Blaydon stands accused of cowardice and faces execution by firing squad. He is mentored by old sweat Sarge who acts as a father figure for him. Harry's predicament is compared with the situation General Douglas Haig finds himself in as their destinies play out.
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Customer Service by Avis & Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Characters are a variety of ages. Many could be played as either gender.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play (on the boundary between a one-act and a full-length play). Single (department store) set. Mildly surreal, bordering on farce, with lots of prop gags. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJust another day in a department store, where a pair of bewildered shop clerks encounter a clown, an accountant, a thief, some very colourful customers and a string of misplaced suitcases...
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Cyrano and Roxane by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo tracks are suggested in the producer's script - one to be played in the background at the end of a scene, one to be played from an instrumental recording as a character sings the lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length comedy drama with various settings.
SynopsisA modern reworking of the romantic classic, bringing to life the story of Cyrano de Bergerac - a French soldier known for his poetic skills, bold adventures and large nose - his friend Christian and their love for Roxane.
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Dance With The Devil by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 91 minutes. [Estimated!] Approximate timing includes songs.
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for six traditional songs, with alternative lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length restoration-style comedy with music.
SynopsisWhen Charles II is restored to the crown in 1660, multitudes of aristocratic émigrés return from exile in Paris, bringing with them a lifestyle rich in a French flamboyance quite alien to the English Puritans. Lord Ascot agrees to take on a young French footman, Claude Duval, whose Gallic affectations and charms quickly catch the eye of Lady Ascot and her circle of friends. Unbeknown to his employers, Duval is a compulsive gambler with a penchant for committing robbery on the highway.
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Darra's Coffin [Full-Length Version] by Roger Woodcock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 94 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length farce with a single (undertaker's workshop) setting. Contains adult language and themes.
SynopsisFuneral Director Darra's death puts the future of the business in jeopardy and workers Gladwyn, Tom and Terry take drastic action to prevent Darra's blowsy widow Winnie from selling out to competitors Musgroves. Their tactics soon get out of hand...
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A Day in the Life by Gary Diamond & Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Wide range of playing ages.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style A long one-act (or short full-length) farce. Single set. Contains a small amount of mild swearing and a large amount of fun!
SynopsisA family gather for the reading of a late, but not lamented, step-Father's will. Unsurprisingly, there are surprises in store for the whole bunch.
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Death in a Most Peculiar Manor by Roger Mathewson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 150 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length murder mystery play. Single box set - the classic domestic set, complete with French windows. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisOld, right-wing Sir Edwin teagle-Bland is furious with his son for being thrown out of college and worried his wife will find out he's planning to sell off part of the estate to make a golf course. When he's killed in his own gun room, most people assume it's suicide, but there's much more than meets the eye.
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The Death on the Smug Juggler by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One of the female characters is optional (with only a brief appearance for the first scene). If this character is dropped then alternative dialogue is provided in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleClassical 'Whodunnit' - a closed environment, a murder and lots of motives - as a full-length play. Single main set plus front-of-gauze scenes. Simple props.
SynopsisTheodore Shimmer is a businessman, smuggler, blackmailer and crook - a man who easily attracts enemies - and many of them seem to have been invited onto 'The Smug Juggler' for a Nile cruise. There's the fading film-star, the debt-ridden gambler, the dodgy doctor and the business rival. No surprise, then, that Theodore Shimmer is found dead. However, the manner of his death is more of a surprise. (Fans of this genre will be led to thinking that they are witnessing a cross between 'Death on the Nile' and 'Murder on the Orient Express' - only to be taken in by the author's cunning plot twist!)
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