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A Man of Quality by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play, exploring slavery and its abolition in the West Indies. Multiple settings, but suitable for minimal staging, with location changes indicated mainly by lighting.
SynopsisA historical drama based on the experiences of Janet Shaw and her father, the English Abolitionist James Shaw. Janet travels to Antigua to see for herself the treatment of slaves on the sugar plantations. She is impressed by the intelligent and gentle Robert, a house slave of her hosts.
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The Man Who Died Twice by Robert Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single set (Sherlock Holmes' study).
SynopsisSherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are sent a plea for help with a case. Sidney Mickelthwaite, an embezzler with debts to a disreputable family, took to a boat on the river Rockingham one night and apparently committed suicide. Less than a month later, he was seen on his way to committing suicide... again. Can Holmes and Watson solve the mystery of the man who died twice?
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Margaret Thatcher Changes The World by Rex McGregor
Finalist in the 2015 British Theatre Challenge.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set one-act comedy, set amidst the politics of sport.
SynopsisThe 13th Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh four years ago were a disaster. Thirty-two countries stayed away. Now in 1990 the 14th Games in Auckland look set to be a success. Nearly every eligible country is taking part, but that's not enough for Margaret Thatcher, she wants more.
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Meet the Anglo-Saxons by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five plays with six characters in each. (Whilst the characters are nominally male or female, for the purpose of Readers' Theatre, the gender of the actors doesn't matter.)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (run times 4 to 6 minutes) for a class studying The Anglo-Saxons (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 6B - invasions and settlements of Britain). No set requirements, no props. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisFive plays covering Anglo-Saxon history, archaeology and myth. Includes King Alfred, the venerable Bede, Beowulf, Arthurian myth, and the Sutton Hoo discoveries.
Intended for guided reading or reader's theatre uses, but could also be staged.
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Meet the Vikings by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Five plays with six characters in each. (Whilst the characters are nominally male or female, for the purpose of Readers' Theatre, the gender of the actors doesn't matter.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (run times 4 to 6 minutes) for a class studying The Vikings (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 6C - invasions and settlements of Britain). No set requirements, no props. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisThe history of Viking invasion and settlement of Britain told in a series of guided reading plays covering Viking life and mythology.
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Melissa's Big Birthday Bash by Eric Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. The on-stage characters are teenage girls plus a younger brother and his friend. There are a couple of offstage adult voices.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller for teenagers with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisIt is Melissa's fifteenth birthday. Most of her friends are away or busy, so it looks as though her slumber party will not be a huge success. On top of that her mother has invited the dreaded Nikki Nolan, the girl everyone hates, to her party. But what looks like a boring and uncomfortable night for Melissa turns into something else entirely in this mystery thriller, which comes complete with ghost stories, an intruder, cut telephone lines and a neat twist at the end.
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Menée Trois Zéro à la Mi-Temps by J. Edgington traduit par Lesley Chauvier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults and children (could be played by that mix, or all played by kids). There is opportunity for up to 11 additional characters (non-speaking), all female - the other members of the girls' football team.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFrench Translation of Jonathan Edgington's Three-nil Down at Half Time. Simple set.
SynopsisThe girls' soccer team is on a losing streak - until a half-time bet leads to a change of management!
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Messengers by Clay Space
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for youth age performers, with a simple set.
SynopsisA demanding and emotional piece of drama. Years of blame and abuse have brought Brian to the point of taking his own life. As the garage fills with car exhaust, he is visited by figures from his life who force him to consider his choices.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [Modern English] by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. It would be possible, by adding attendants and fairies, to increase the cast to around 30.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for four pieces of music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShakespeare abridged and (mainly) in modern English. No formal set requirements.
SynopsisA shortened version of the Shakespeare original, containing nuggets of the original text with modern insertions. Shakespeare's son Hamnet holds the whole thing together as if managing a production of the play.
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More Sinned Against Than Sinning by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama set in 1936.
SynopsisThe condemned murderess Marianne spends her last hours before execution reliving the events leading up to her conviction with her conscience, which takes the form of the three characters Anger, Fear, and Joy.
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