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Rhyming Captain Hook by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus. The chorus (of Lost Boys, Indians and Pirates) is optional.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comic, rendition of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan as a rhyming pantomime. Minimal set requirements, but includes a comic cookery scene.
SynopsisCaptain Hook plots his revenge on Peter Pan, with the help of a crocodile and a poisoned cake. Peter Pan, Tonkerbell (the punk fairy) and the crocodile have other ideas.
Note that as with all adaptations of Peter Pan, we pay half the author's royalties to Great Ormond Street Hospital
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Buttons by Susan Vesey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!] Structured as two acts, but could be played as a long one-act.
MusicNone.
StyleBritish pantomime - a Cinderella sequel. Two acts in structure, but on the boundary between a one-act and full-length show in run-time.
SynopsisA year has passed since Cinderella became Queen. Buttons has the catering contract for Prince Charming's Ball and he employs Ciabatta and Cappuccino, the ugly sisters who have returned in disguise, as cooks. Cinderella's stepmother, Elvira, has taken a correspondence course and is now a powerful fairy, able to defeat the Fairy Godmother. Cinderella ends up as a scullery maid, unable to speak, and with the name Linda, and Buttons falls in love all over again. Who can restore the balance of magic and save the day?
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Sleeping Beauty [Short Version] by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Eleven speaking parts, one grunting part and as many non-speaking guards as you need for your palace.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort English pantomime (though not necessarily following many panto conventions!) Simple sets and props.
SynopsisMalveda, the Evil Spirit, is determined to destroy the royal family. Principal target is Princess Princess, daughter of the household. Despite round-the-clock protection for the princess, Malveda and her evil spells remain a constant threat. It's a good job that roaming adventurers such as the gallant Prince Galliard are on hand to come to the rescue, if required.
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Babes in the Wood [Short Version] by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. The chorus (Captain Sprague's crew) is optional. There are nominally four police constables, but these could be increased or decreased in number.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are opportunities for songs and dances, but no specific songs suggested in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act comedy (somewhere near an English pantomime, but not exactly that!) for kids. Nominally 5 locations, but no set requirements, so could be performed without set changes.
SynopsisWhen prosperous businessman Edwin Merryweather is mysteriously lost at sea together with his wife, Constance, their two children, Lizzie and Tizzy, are placed in the care of their Aunt Lydia and her new husband, Lemuel Viper.
Viper has his sights set on the Merryweather fortune but he cannot get his hands on that while Lizzie and Tizzy are alive. He hatches a plot to have the girls done to death in Spooky Wood but the ineptitude of the hired killers, the interference of a posse of belligerent elves and the appearance a rather sinister old lady ensure that his plans do not run smoothly.
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Jack and the Beantin by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Characters include the ubiquitous pantomime cow.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThree songs are suggested in the producer's copy of the script, with lyrics supplied for two of them (fitting well-known melodies). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort British pantomimes. A cut-down version of the classic tale that includes a cut-down version of a giant!
SynopsisWhen well-meaning Jack swaps the family cow for a tin of magic beans, he has no idea it'll lead to fortune and a family reunion!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Snow White and the Other Seven Dwarves by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusical suggestions listed in the Producer's Copy of the script Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull-class sized junior school play. Lots of song and dance opportunities.
SynopsisThe original Seven Dwarves have gone off to form a boy band. Their replacements are chosen via a dwarf talent contest. Meanwhile, Snow White has apple seller trouble again, and a handsome prince must be found.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Hansel and Gretel by Sally Gander
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. Includes a pantomime dame (usually, but not necessarily played by a man), but doesn't have a formal 'principal boy' role. The chorus includes sniggering goblins and a pantomime owl!
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOpportunities for music at the discretion of the producer. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort British Pantomime, suitable for performance by children or adults. (Technically a two-act play, because there are two acts, but classified as a one-act, because it's not long enough to need an interval!)
SynopsisA few unconventional twists to the Grimm brothers' tale. The witch wants an extention for her cottage. Enter the odd job men, Short and Sweet. (Given that it's a gingerbread cottage, this is a really odd job.) Meanwhile, Hansel and Gretel have got lost in the woods (by following an escaped cake!) and their mother (Dame Betty Knott) is going frantic.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Dick Whittington and His Cat [Adult Version] by Rob Thorn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Twelve principals plus chorus. (In this incarnation, both Whittington and Sarah, the cook need to be played by men.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn Adult Pantomime - British panto format, but a lot of innuendo and adult jokes. Not specifically musical, but there is scope for adding songs.
SynopsisA rip-roaring 'in-your-face' side-splitting gallop through the Dick Whittington story full of innuendo and double entendre. Not for the faint hearted, this panto is full of pace, hilarity and fun for audience and cast alike.
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Mother Goose [Short Version] by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. Lots of flexibility in the numbers and the gender distribution!
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNo music specified in the script. Songs could be added at the discretion of the producer. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort English pantomime for kids - strong characters, comedy, simple sets and props.
SynopsisPoor Mrs Elsie Goose is an all-round good sort, kind and generous to all even though she is as poor as a church mouse. Unfortunately pure goodness of spirit cannot pay Squire Tightfist's rent and so eviction stares her in the face. Help is at hand in the form of the Good Fairy who recognises Mrs Goose's selfless qualities and rewards her with the gift of Priscilla, a goose who lays golden eggs. To all intents and purposes Mrs Goose is now happy. Not so, says the Demon King, long-time adversary of the Good Fairy. He intends to show that nobody is ever really content with their lot. They always want more. Will he be proved right?
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Citronella by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act rhyming pantomime, requiring little in the way of scenery.
SynopsisIn a mirror image of the traditional Cinderella set-up, Cintronella is a sour lazy young lady with two attractive sisters, and Prince Charming is plotting a trick with a glass slipper to avoid finding a girl to marry... It's up to the fariy godmother and the narrator to get the story back on the rails.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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