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The Book Club Of Little Witterington - The Vicar's Wife by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (living room) setting. The third in a series, it can be presented either separately or alongside the first two as a full evening's entertainment.
SynopsisThe ladies have gathered again, this time with a new member, the vicar’s newlywed. Once again, gossip and tittle-tattle overwhelm the discussion of the chosen book, ‘The Rector’s Wife’, and the new member finds herself and husband Dennis are the centre of attention.
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The Book Club of Little Witterington by Joan Greening
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  Performance by Tarrystone Players won Best Comedy award at Maidenhead Drama Festival, 2013.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for five ladies. Minimal set (a sofa and chairs to indicate a living room). Contains a few mild swearwords and several books.
SynopsisThe regular ladies of the Book Club, all friends since school, are wary of letting a newcomer to the village join. But there's more to Paula than meets the eye, and she may even have what it takes to get around the appallingly snobbish Belle.
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Botany Bother by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. Gerald, Geoffrey and Aloysius are written male, but need not be - well, give or take the beard. There are six speaking parts amongst the natives, but there could be many more chanting parts, if you happen to have a spare chorus of natives to hand.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. The majority of characters speak a hitherto undiscovered language. (Fortunately, the script contains a glossary.)
SynopsisA pair of intrepid botanical collectors have an unfortunate encounter with the local inhabitants.
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A Bottle Of Sherry by Jim Hollingsworth
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act farce with a living room setting.
SynopsisA misprint in a newspaper has inspired two redundant employees of a sherry importer to take up a new and risky career as 'gurglars'. On one of their working days, when they visit a house without bothering to ask the inhabitants, they stumble upon a domestic secret exposing the hidden life of an apparently respectable lawyer. A tangle of extra-marital affairs, money laundering and sherry thieves, together with a string of coincidences is unravelled in this fast moving farce.
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Brave Saint George by Kate Goddard
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. The script allows for - indeed, encourages - four different actors to play Saint George. Whilst many of the characters have a specific gender casting across gender would be entirely appropriate to the form!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests suitable music to accompany the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleModern version of a traditional English mummers' play. Since such things were often performed outdoors, informally, there is no requirement for a set.
SynopsisSt George, a noble knight is keen to marry Princess Saffron and to show how brave he is. The King and Queen set him a test - to fight the toughest enemies from faraway lands. He defeats each enemy in turn - though each is brought back to life by a different doctor (a special character with a strange cure.) St George is, unfortunately, a bit of a big-head, and by the time he defeats the last enemy, the Dragon, Princess Saffron has begun to have other ideas about a suitable partner...
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Breakdown Point by Troy Banyan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One character doubles as another.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (road junction) setting. Originally published October 2014, revised June 2018. Estimated at 50 minutes in length, though previous productions have come out at 45 minutes.
SynopsisA group of travellers all break down at the same spot on the same day. A strange woman, Ruth, is waiting for them - as if she knew they would be coming. She is able to repair not only their vehicles, but the rifts that have developed between them over many years.
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Bride Before A Fall by Robert Scott
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act farce.
SynopsisVictor and his mistress Madelyn plot an 'accident' for Victor’s dim but very rich wife Lottie. Their scheming oft goes awry as they consider 42 different scenarios for the deed. The final result has unexpected consequences for all three of them.
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A Brief Encounter with Murder by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Jones the Carpet is written female, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbsurd comedy. Single livingroom set.
SynopsisA restful holiday in a 1940s themed holiday home becomes a bizarre murder mystery as Mother goes missing with a bearded fisherman and a fat vicar lies dead in the front room. Was it the Rat Catcher, the Carpet Fitter or the French Dressmaker? And who is the Man with the Big Hammer?
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Brief Lives by Andrew Beattie
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for young actors. Traces of black comedy and strong language. Two simple settings.
SynopsisTwo teenage boys are presented with a difficult situation when, arriving for his regular music lesson, one of them discovers the dead body of his elderly music teacher.
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The Bright and Shiny Radio Show [Family Edition] by TLC Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 55. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] Which could be increased with addition of musical numbers between sketches.
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 23 sketches suitable for either a radio show or a stage revue. (Thre are sound effects, but no props or set requirments listed.) This edition is [in the opinion of the writers] suitable for a family audience.
SynopsisA comedy collection, which includes a number of very problematic job interviews, investigations into the difficulties of being a snake, a homing pigeon or an insect, various unlikely television and radio shows and the inevitable doctor's sketch.
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