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Mind Over Manor by Loretta Willoughby
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. The characters are all adults. They are written as 3M, 7F, but one of the male characters could be switched to female with the change of a couple of lines.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern comedy play. Single set (reception room of large, old US house), simple props. Three acts.
SynopsisJasmine and Chester arrive at Summer Meadows, a large out-of-town mansion, looking for the owner. What they meet is a collection of people who are, at the very least, eccentric. When Jasmine starts to question them fiercely, the residents start to question her motives - then Jasmine goes missing...
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Murder at Peculiar Manor by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act murder mystery - a satisfactory plot, with twists and red herrings, but with tongue-in-cheek comedy thrown in. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisDr Fincham certified that Lady Peculiar died of natural causes, but an Inspector is asking questions of the staff... What's the Maid's secret? Why was the will changed, and is it important that the apples are being stolen?
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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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Murder in the Green Room by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short one-act play. A murder mystery with a single simple set (backstage at a theatre) and good opportunities for character acting.
SynopsisIt looks like the new members of the 'Oak Six' drama club are getting on the nerves of the founders, but surely the old guard wouldn't resort to murder? Or would they?
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Murder Mansion by Don Lowry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters have gender-specific names (because it's easier if characters have names), in the production notes alternatives are given - Bruce, for example, might be Brenda!
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy detective story for a high-school group. Single (barely-furnished old house) set.
SynopsisAlex and Tabby are Private Detectives, and their latest case is really tricky, because the house they are supposed to be looking for clues in, is full of a movie crew rehearsing a horror film. Can they find the murderer and lost diamonds?
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The Murder of Arthur Bennington by Matthew Lynch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length murder mystery play. Country house setting. Stage divided into one central section and two raised wings. Two simple sets for the main section, static wings.
SynopsisArthur Bennington, a vile and detestable man is murdered one stormy night. Detective Inspector Perry, with his rather peculiar methods, must solve the case. Why is Elle the maid always so nervous? Did Percy the gardener really see Reginald returning home at 7:00am? Is George really as stupid as he makes out? What's Ronald Shifty got to do with it all and who can make sense of their old Auntie Agnes? Can Perry answer all these before the killer strikes again?
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Olivia Twist by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and teenagers, intended to be played by teens. The script does not specify a chorus, but extra chorus roles could be added.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 8 original songs supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleMusical play with a horror element ('Oliver Twist' crossed with 'A Portrait of Dorian Grey' on a dark night in Salem.) Simple sets, few props.
SynopsisWhen Olivia Twist is rescued from the streets, she thinks she has met with a philanthropist, however her benefactor turns out to be a lot more sinister...
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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 Perils at Peddler's Cove by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMurder mystery peopled with eccentric - and suspicious - characters. One set with additional front-of-curtain scenes.
SynopsisLetters from a lawyer summon a group of people to a remote island, apparently for a weekend house-party, but then one of the guests is murdered.
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The Phantom Thief by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. The characters are all teenagers, though with a variety of ages.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAdventure/mystery for teenagers. Two very simple sets
SynopsisA boy has gone missing. His disappearance coincides with a series of robberies. Can his friends find him and unravel the connection - or is their visit to the haunted house just harmless fun?
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The Point of the Pyramid - Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Thirteen speaking roles with lots of supporting players (with a lot of scope for doubling). The songs need three or four soloists and a chorus or choir.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with sheet music (piano and vocal) for six original songs.
StyleOne-act historical, educational, musical comedy mystery! (What more could you want?) A story of intrigue in Ancient Egypt with a lot of period detail (suitable for the Key Stage 2 history syllabus) snuck in!
SynopsisSomeone is plotting against the Pharaoh! On a visit to the construction site of his much-delayed pyramid, his life is threatened by a falling stone. Luckily, Baki, one of the slave builders, saves the Pharaoh and is rewarded with his freedom. Then Baki learns that the Pharaoh has had four food-tasters poisoned in the last three weeks. Can he save the Pharaoh's life again?
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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
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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