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Eleven Fifty-Six by Michael Pearcy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play (somewhere between drama and thriller) with a single sparse set.
SynopsisNathan seems certain to remain in the hospital - found wandering naked and confused, he has no records, no identity, no money. Dr Caulfield thinks he's deluded, but there's something compelling about his claim to be a time traveller. Then there's his urgent desire to leave London...
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The Emperor's Last Victory by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are Ramanujan Varadachary, an old Indian story-teller - a sutradhari, as he is called in Indian drama tradition, an Indian museum curator, the Emperor Napoleon, Napoleon's Aide de camp and his wife.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Two in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. Napoleon, exiled on St. Helena, uses a chess game with Bertrand, his aid de camp, to review his career, philosophy and military strategy.
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The End of the Pier by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three generations - target ages, 20, early 40s and early 60s. (Whilst this is intended to be played 'to age', it might be within the compass of the older echelons of a youth theatre group.)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set (enough to suggest the location).
SynopsisAn exploration of the relationships and struggles of three generations of women. Cynthia has experienced a betrayal that changes her life dramatically and her daughter Mandy is determined to stay strong and pull her family back together. Billie, Mandy's daughter, is preparing to leave for university but has a secret to reveal before she goes.
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The Endowment by Susan Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. As written, the two characters have a playing age of around fifty, though this could be varied somewhat.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act Drama, single domestic set. (Includes occasional swearing.)
SynopsisLinda receives a visit from her ex-husband, bearing unwelcome memories and unexpected news. Have their years of separation changed them enough to right old wrongs?
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Entrenched by Samantha Lierens
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA song is suggested to be sung and accompanied on piano at beginning and end the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play, divided into three acts, with many short scenes in different locations.
SynopsisA re-telling of a true story about Elsie Knocker and her friend Mairi Chisholm, who were instrumental in establishing and maintaining a hospital, close to the front line at Ypres during the First World War. They were both awarded the Military Medal, were decorated by the Belgian King, and probably became the most photographed women of their time. This play follows them from their first meeting to the irrevocable breakdown of their friendship in 1919.
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The Epic of Gilgamesh by Adrian Jarvis
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFour thousand-year-old Sumerian epic brought to life. This play skilfully combines dance, mime and music with challenging acting and technical opportunities together with a gripping story, ideal for Secondary Schools, Drama Acadamies, and Youth Groups.
SynopsisKing Gilgamesh is convinced that he can find the secret of eternal life and his dramatic odyssey is brought to life as he wanders the mythological world in his quest for immortality. We travel with him as his travails become ever more arduous and he becmes embroiled in ever more dramatic conflicts.
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Establishing Relations by David Craig Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Playing ages: two parents, two in late teens.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJohn's very excited to be bringing Stella home to meet his Mum and Dad, but he's amazed by his Dad's reaction. Dad wants John to give Stella up, straight away, but naturally John wants to know why... Until he finds out.
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Explosion by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (kitchen) setting.
SynopsisWhen a family is being torn apart and parent/teenager relations are at their most tense, will a crisis outside the family home help to repair the situation or will it be too late?
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An Eye for an Eye by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set (prison cell with practical door). Contains swearing.
SynopsisJames Nash is awaiting trial for the murder of his father. The horrific details of the crime have shocked the nation, and Nash has been offered lots of money for his story. But he chooses to tell it to a couple from his local paper, for a pittance given to charity. What is his story?
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Family Spirit by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two acts (in length, somewhere on the boundary between a one-act play and a full-length - that is to say, another shorter piece could be fitted in the same program if desired). Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisWhen Arthur dies, he's a little surprised to find that he's still in his old house. His guide angel, Simon, explains that he's being assessed to determine which way he goes next, but there are a few complications between Arthur's funeral and his final destination.
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