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Cinderella's Grumpy Turkey by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion (non-speaking roles).
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming panto-style play.
SynopsisWesley, a particularly Grumpy Turkey, is dispatched to Cinderella to be fattened for Christmas dinner, but Wesley is clearly not happy to be the dinner! Captain Hook, Piratical guests, and even Abanaza too, are invited to the Palace for Christmas, but the sisters - being far from elegant, are not to be suited. However, it turns out lucky for Wesley that the Genie can concoct a better recipe for success.
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Citronella by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act rhyming pantomime, requiring little in the way of scenery.
SynopsisIn a mirror image of the traditional Cinderella set-up, Cintronella is a sour lazy young lady with two attractive sisters, and Prince Charming is plotting a trick with a glass slipper to avoid finding a girl to marry... It's up to the fariy godmother and the narrator to get the story back on the rails.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Goldilockpick and Little Red Riding Hoodlum in Wonderland? by Todd Barty
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. Numbers of Narrators and character doubling possible, at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act original story, woven into a rhyming comedy for all ages. (A family show with many characteristics of British panto, so could fit in a similar slot in the theatrical season.)
SynopsisNarrators set the scene and assorted characters find their ways through a strange Wonderland. A source of comedy throughout this play is Goldilockpick, Little Red Riding Hoodlum and Alice getting into slightly embarrassing, and somewhat undignified predicaments with underwear, in a pantomime manner!
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Hansel and Gretel - A Short Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. Characters include humans, birds, rodents, dogs and four wheels (although we never get to hear the singing of the tyres!)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for four original songs is supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleA modern version of the Grimm Brothers' story told as a verse play with four songs. Simple props, no specific set requirements. (A version without music is also available.)
SynopsisIn an update to the original fable, Hansel and Gretel's parents want to get rid of them, not because the family is poor, but because the parents are selfish. This leads to the encounter with the witch with the confectionary cottage.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. The hound might be live or a special effect. (One other essential role takes no part in the action, but definitely needs to be there!)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming humorous play, freely interpreting the original story.
SynopsisA 'Pantocrime' in rhyming couplets, re-telling the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with comedy.
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Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The narrator's role could be split amongst several actors. There are opening and closing choruses which could be performed by the ensemble or by additional actors/singers.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!] (The estimated run time assumes the music; without music it could be performed in 12 minutes.)
MusicThe music is designed to run continuously, so there is one 25-minute score. (It is divided into sections for rehearsal purposes.)
StyleA short musical play, retelling the Pardoner's Tale from the Canterbury Tales. (Could also be performed as a verse play without the music.)
SynopsisThis drama recounts the story of three young men who bestir themselves from their wine-sodden lives to hunt and kill Death, but instead fall victim to him through greed and treachery.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with full backing track (25 minutes) and full sung demo for Hunting Death by Nicholas Richards.
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Jason and the Golden Fleece by Dominique Vaughan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. Chorus includes various mythical creatures!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort epic(!) told in verse. Ancient Greek myth as a rhyming play for children. No set requirements, no props specified (though many might be used in a particular production).
SynopsisThe myth of Jason and the Argonauts on their quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece. A tale of heroes, kings, goddesses, sirens, harpies and the occasional shipwright.
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The Journey of the Magi [Verse] by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. There are options to double some parts, to split the narrator's role amongst multiple players and to add a non-speaking chorus.
The characters include a camel.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming nativity play (from the perspective of the Magi). Lightly humorous take. No set requirements, simple props (give or take the camel).
SynopsisThe story of the Three Kings told as a rhyming Chrismas story.
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A Journey to Oz by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus. Lots of scope for choruses of munchkins, wolves, crows and bees!
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming (non-musical) version of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz. Multiple locations, but can be staged as simply as necessary!
SynopsisA tornado plucks Dorothy Gale from Kansas and drops her and, more significantly (from the perspective of a tendancy to squish), her house, on top of a despised witch. Two quests follow (as do a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion), before she is able to return home.
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Kids in Lurve by Bill Siviter
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Lots of flexibility for either doubling characters or splitting the narrator's role amongst several actors.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming play, delivering a rapid, modern and informal version of Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'. Multiple scenes, but little required by way of set or props.
Set in the north-west midlands, but could easily be moved to your home town!
SynopsisBianca is sweet and pretty. All the lads fancy her. But standing in the way, there's Bianca's acid-tongued sister, Kate, and who can tame Kate?
Well, since there aren't many lads called Petruchio these days, the modern-day volunteer is Shane.
The course of true love never did run smooth (but that's another story).
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