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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Sherlock's Excellent Adventure by James Barry
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for four original songs provided with the Producer's Copy of the Script.
StyleParody of Sherlock Holmes stories, visual jokes, theatrical jokes, wordplay. Not strictly a pantomime, but has some of the elements (including Mrs. Hudson as a pantomime dame) and could fit in a slot in the panto season.
SynopsisLucy Matravers engages Holmes and Watson to resolve a dispute over a family will, bringing conflict with Holmes's arch enemy, Moriarty.
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Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens by Phil Porter (music Mary Harrison Hewett)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Two principals (Dickens and George Dolby), plus many other characters, real and from Dickens' writing, who might be played by a number of on-stage 'voices'.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!] (The original production ran for one hour.)
MusicKeyboard scores for 10 pieces of background music are provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleDrama in a single simple set, designed to be accompanied by projected images (with the option for an on-stage pianist providing mood music).
SynopsisA dramatization of the circumstances that led Charles Dickens to wild success reading extracts from his novels on stage, and the terrible toll it took on him.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with 40 images, 18 sound effects, 3 video clips and 10 pieces of musical accompaniment for 'Shreds - The Unravelling of Charles Dickens' by Phil Porter (Music by Mary Harrison Hewett)
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Sleep Out by Jonathan Edgington (Song: Mark Laurent)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults plus four teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (vocal line plus guitar chords) for 'Hope' by Mark Laurent is included with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne-act play (in length, though it's structured in two acts). Includes a modicum of swearing and adult themes. (And a song. And some comedy.)
SynopsisA cross section of the population come together for a charity sleep out in aid of the homeless. Six months later, life has changed for quite a few of them.
Threads of life woven around a common focal point.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Guitar and Vocal recording by Mark Laurent of his song 'Hope' which is sung in Jonathan Edgington's play 'Sleep-Out'
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Soft Soap by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Whilst the play is written with 28 speaking parts and no chorus, some of the parts could be combined or redistributed, so other casting regimes would be possible.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (by Adrian Watts) for two original songs (one of which is reprised) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical play for kids. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisLife is hard for the Viking women of Olaf's raiders, until Soapy comes to their village with his bright ideas and miracle soap powder. He makes great changes, but it's too late before they think to wonder what's in it for him...
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Theseus - The Journey To Athens by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 17. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Additional chorus members could be included.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!] This allows for including the song
MusicOne song with score provided with the Producer's copy of the script
StyleA one act play for a class-sized cast, with an optional finishing song.
SynopsisA fun presentation of an early episode in the life of a hero, Theseus.
It could be used as the first part of a double bill with 'Theseus - The Maze and the Minotaur'.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Three Musketeers by James Barry
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The Three Musketeers, the Cardinal, the Cardinal's servant, the Queen and Milady are played by the same three actors!
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for three original songs provided with the Producer's Copy of the Script.
StyleHilarious adventure with the Three Musketeers. Visual jokes, physical comedy, theatrical jokes, wordplay. (Not strictly pantomime, but contains many panto elements, so would be at home in a panto season or at any other time!)
SynopsisCardinal Richelieu is trying to usurp the throne of France by stealing the crown jewels. In desperation, the Queen turns to the Athos, Porthos and Aramis. In retaliation, the Cardinal turns to his servant, Brie (played by an actor who turned up for a performance of Treasure Island) and the seductive Milady. Deception, mayhem, sword fights and hilarity ensue.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Will at the Tower by Pete Hartley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. Five principals plus a chorus of singers.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe dialogue is interwoven with multiple instances of five original songs.
StylePeriod drama. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisA story (based on a local tradition) of Catholicism in the reign of Elizabeth 1st. The Jesuit priest, Edmund Campion pays a clandestine visit to Hoghton Tower in Lancashire with a young Will Shakespeare in tow. They observe the life of the house as the new lady of the manor tries to marry off the daughter of the previous lord.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Witch Hunt by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. All the characters are adults, but the play is intended for teenagers.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one original song supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne act play with very basic props and no requirement for scenery. Lots of work for the chorus.
SynopsisWhen an old woman moves into a cottage, she is initially greeted with hostility, however her knowledge of basic medicine gains her the respect of the local community. Trouble starts when there is famine and sickness, and the old woman is accused of witchcraft.
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The World Turned Upside Down by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Optional chorus of would-be citizens storming the Bastille!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for the two songs (one traditional, the other the Marseillaise) suggested in the script is provided with the Producer's Copy.
StyleOne-act historical drama for kids.
SynopsisA short dramatisation of the French Revolution from the point of view of the peasants (who join in the overthrow of King Louis but rapidly become disillusioned).
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Midi files of songs from the show
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