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Lord of the Mince Pies by Ashley Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. The pupils of St Hippocampus' School are written male, but really could be any combination.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThree Christmas Carols are suggested during the course of the show. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleComedy melodrama for kids - with a gruesome flavour! Alternates between full-stage sets and front-of-curtain scenes. Simple props.
SynopsisAn outbreak of Tebbit's Disease (which turns teachers insane and mean) coincides with a heavy fall of snow, cutting off St Hippocampus' school (from the village of Chipping King Edwards). The teachers' nerves are at breaking point, supplies are low and now the roads are cut off by snow! What will the teachers do for food?
(If you need a clue, it is likely that the teachers are familiar with Jonathan Swift's 'A Modest Proposal'...)
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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall by Nicholas Conti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, a haunting - on the edge of Melodrama. Single interior set - a house in Salem in the 1940s. Characters are all adults but could be within the grasp of teenagers.
SynopsisA couple move into a new home in Salem, only to find that they are not alone...
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The Monkey's Paw by Amy Sutton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Variations of casting could be used with minimal script changes - to enable 2m, 2f.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act Victorian-style melodrama, with a single (cottage living room) setting.
SynopsisAdapted from the short story by W. W. Jacobs, this tense thriller brings an eerie atmosphere as tension builds - with the story of a magical monkey's paw brought from the mystic East. The paw's ability to grant wishes is irresistible, but will only end in macabre tragedy.
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Moving With The Times by Jennifer Garthwright
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. If all the scripted Music Hall Turns are performed by separate groups, then at least 38 actors would be required. The characters are mainly adults (with two roles for children in the Music Hall Turns), but the show could be performed by children.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one song (suggested for one of the Music Hall Turns) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast family comedy play, set backstage in a 1900 Music Hall, alternating with the Turns on the Music Hall stage. The script includes seven optional Turns, including a short one-act Melodrama. (Other Turns can be substituted by the producer.)
SynopsisBack stage at Mr. Harding's Music Hall all is in turmoil - ticket receipts are down as the company is threatened by the popularity of the Moving Picture House next door, Madam Harding, the star of the show, has lost her nerve, someone has blocked the chimney, causing the wings to fill with smoke, and the lowly stage hand is definitely not what he seems to be. Even so, the show must go on, and the back stage drama alternates with the Music Hall turns on the stage.
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Mrs Stonely's Solution by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVictorian Melodrama (with a few contemporary references!) Simple sets, few props. A good vehicle for introducing children to melodrama!
SynopsisWhilst Mr. Stonely spends his meagre wages at the pub, his children are desperately eating crumbs, and his wife is harassed by the rent collector. Forced to go out to work, Mrs. Stonely finds a cunning route to their salvation.
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Murder at the Music Hall by Laura Sanderson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSome suggestions for music and songs are made in the Producer's Copy of the script, though other period music could work just as well. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA melodramatic spoof of a country house murder mystery for a youth theatre company. Music Hall acts might be interspersed with the action!
SynopsisThe cast of the Music Hall are invited back to the manor house of their sponsor, Hector Clarkson. They are joined by most of the Clarkson family and a Duchess, but his Lordship is missing... until he is found murdered! Time to ask: Whodunnit?
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Open the Book by Jon Boustead
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. The demons' lines are split between three characters, but only to indicate there are several demons. They could be shared amongst as many demons as you have available.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama - or possibly a modern melodrama - for youth theatre. Two locations, but no set required. (British English - including slang for 'cigarette'.)
SynopsisThe seven deadly sins are represented in the characters of the members of a theatre company rehearsing 'Faust'. Director Matt is the worst offender and is drawn into the grasp of Lucifer by a group of demons.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Emerald of Alcazar by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children, assumed to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic melodrama. Simple sets, varied characters, strong story line.
SynopsisThe theft of a famous jewel draws Sherlock Holmes into the foggy streets of London and a battle of wits with a deadly enemy.
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Stoneybroke Hall by Georgina Cawood
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children. Written for children to perform, but could be played by a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMelodrama. Multiple sets, but sets can be stylised rather than realistic.
SynopsisStoneybroke Hall used to be an excellent school, but recently it has started to go down hill. Staff have been leaving and, mysteriously, the rival school at Graspyng Grange seems to have benefit. The mystery is unfolded by a cast of teachers, pupils and historical figures accidentally caught in a time machine
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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStage adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short (Gothic Horror) story. Single figurative set.
SynopsisLucas takes a homeless man into his home. Convinced the homeless man posesses 'the evil eye', Lucas waits until the dead of night and murders him. Driven mad by guilt and the memory of the evil eye, Lucas is haunted by the homeless man's heart, beating under the floorboards...
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