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Copperfield by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy treatment of Dickens' David Copperfield. Multiple locations, but can be done with very simple sets.
SynopsisDavid Copperfield's life takes a turn for the worse when his widowed mother takes up with the unscrupulous Mr Edward Murdstone. David is packed off to a nasty school and subsequently finds employment in Murdstone's factory. Employment is short-lived as David's friend and co-worker Mr Micawber is unjustly jailed for embezzlement and David seeks a new life with his eccentric Aunt. This lasts until her maid elopes with an old school friend of David's, and he sets off back to London on a rescue mission, during which he rediscovers Micawber and they find the true identity of the embezzler, and, indeed, a happy ending.
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Dangerous Dolls - The Battle for Santy's Toyshop by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for 5 songs Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play suitable for all ages, with various settings and music.
SynopsisWhen the elves take over the toy shop and attempt to replace all the old-fashioned toys with clones of themselves, it is down to a group of rejected dolls to outwit them, and show Santy that they are worthy of a place in the front window.
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The Day The Woods Came To Dunsinane by Steve Eddison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 23. Chorus. Characters include talking trees (allowing me to make the usual joke about wooden actors) and (unnumbered) dancers.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. Full of the sort of verbal humour that graces British pantomime, though with a different structure (and more trees).
SynopsisFour children on a hiking trip stumble into the plot of Macbeth (portentious witches, poor hospitality, portable forests - that sort of thing). Can they escape unscathed?
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Dirk Smirk - Secret Agent by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Several of the characters are written male but could easily be switched (a pronoun here, a pronoun there). The chorus are non-speaking policemen.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids, spoofing the Bond spy genre. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisWhen Madame Veronique de Vascalles, Head of the World Council of Governments, arrives in London for a conference she falls prey to a fiendish plot hatched by STINK, a criminal organisation intent upon world domination. Only one man can thwart STINK, and that man is Dirk Smirk - Secret Agent, assisted by the enigmatic and impossibly beautiful Captain Tremaine.
With STINK taking control of Madame de Vascalles' brain and Smirk and Tremaine on the run from the hyper-efficient Commander Molstrop of the Metropolitan Police, the fate of the free world hangs by a thread.
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Doggonit by Tim O'Brien
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Since most of the characters are dogs, the gender of the actors doesn't really matter. (Most of their owners are female.) There is an optional, flexible chorus with various groups of dogs, owners and security guards.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for seven original songs are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical for kids.
SynopsisDogs, of course, can talk - but only to each other. The exception is Dakota - a dog trained to speak in secret by his owner, Caitlin. But this leads to trouble for them both after a disturbance at Ms Nancy's School of Dog Obedience, leading to an encounter with the sinister Dr. Live - a wicked scientist with a mission to create the perfect dog...
Every dog has his day. (Dogs with no tails have weak ends.)
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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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The Editing Room by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. The gender of most of the characters is flexible.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script contains places where songs could be sung, but the songs are left to the discretion of the production. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play for a school or youth theatre. Single set divided into three acting areas.
SynopsisWe're in the editing room of a TV studio where a group of production staff are editing and manipulating the participants in a reality TV show, whilst the staff themselves are being manipulated by the studio boss...
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Emotions by 10 x 10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 42. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of adults and children of various ages, intended to be played either by that mixture or by youth theatre groups.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of eleven short plays. Basic sets, a few simple props.
SynopsisThe collection was commissioned for a Youth Theatre workshop.
Each play is for four actors or fewer, playing a mixture of adults and children, and intended - as you might deduce from the title - to demonstrate emotions.
The plays are not designed to be performed in any particular order.
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Entre las Líneas by Sofía Kin & Pilar Muerza
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. Personajes incluyen un lobo (de cuento de hadas)! El coro (de los niños) es opcional.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPartituras musicales de trece canciones se incluyen con la copia del productor del guión.
(Scores are provided with the Producer's copy of the script.)
StyleComedia musical para los niños en un Acto. Escenario mínimo. Utilería simple.
SynopsisEs hora de un cuento para dormir, pero las cosas no son como nos hemos acostumbrado a esperar de ellos... El lobo feroz tiene miedo a los niños pequeños y las princesas están luchando contra dragones para rescatar a los príncipes durmientes.
Spanish translation of 'Between the Lines' by Erica Glenn.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Face2Face by Helen Spencer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 15. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 30. Minimum total without doubling = 60. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for 6 optional songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools (ideal for Key Stage 2 or 3) with music, dance and a simple set.
SynopsisSam is a delightful child - happy, smiley and kind to others. Well, at least that’s the impression she gives to adults. When her parents aren’t looking, or the teachers’ backs are turned, Sam reveals her true personality.
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A Fifty-Minute Cymbeline by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. Thre are 29 speaking roles (with considerable doubling possible), plus a non-speaking chorus with plenty of roles on offer!
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline', with the original text cut down to 50 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisPosthumus Leonatus has married Imogen, daughter of Cymbeline, the King of Britain, without permission. That gets Posthumus banished, leaving Imogen behind. Meanwhile, the King's second wife is trying to engineer her son's route to the throne. An Italian braggart causes a rift between Posthumus and Imogen, and with Cybeline's court in disarray, the Romans mount an invasion. How then can the kingdom be saved?
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