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A Sequence of Events by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Two (male) characters are voice-only and could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
Music3 tracks, to be played at the closing of scenes, are suggested in the producer's copy of the script Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA 50-minute drama, structured into two acts with set redecoration required between them.
SynopsisThe loss of her father when she was just sixteen really affected Anne, but the unplanned pregnancy that followed was even more of a blow. Putting the child up for adoption, she tried to forget it all, but thirty years later she receives a letter.
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Shakespeare - It's All Greek To Me! by Sarah Brown
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Various doubling options possible, depending on cast number available.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for older children, with various simple settings.
SynopsisRosie and her classmates are struggling with understanding the works of William Shakespeare. Rosie gets help with her project - not only from her teacher and her family but also from the Bard himself, along with Hermia and Lysander - who appear to her in an animated dream and the magic of Shakespeare's work is revealed to her...
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Sherlock Holmes' Last Case by Charlie Cook
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy play (single set).
SynopsisThe fabulous Kalimari diamond has been stolen from a locked bag in a locked safe, and when Watson hands over the ransom, the receiver is murdered horribly! A brilliant Holmes pastiche with appropriate gags and a surprise ending.
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Silas Marner by George Eliot adapted by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act historical drama, adapted from George Eliot's novel of the same name. A serious play, with a moral
SynopsisSilas Marner has been cast out by his home community and has moved to Raveloe. He continues his weaving business, but becomes a recluse and a miser. His life is changed by two events - the theft of his fortune and the arrival on his doorstep of a foundling whom he names Eppie.
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Singled Out by Geoff Rose-Michael
Nominated for New Writing Award and Set Design Award, and winner of Best Actress Award (Jo) at Leatherhead Drama Festival 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. There are two principal characters, one non-speaking (and largely immobile) character and an opening voice-over (which could be recorded, omitted or consigned to programme notes!)
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller with a single (meeting room) setting.
SynopsisWhen SODA, the Singles Online Dating Agency, arranges a social night for some of its members, the first two girls to arrive soon discover they have both previously suffered a similar disturbing experience, and that they have been lured there by person or persons unknown, and then locked in.
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A Sixpenny War by Allan Williams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama set during World War Two in the staff restroom of a Woolworths store in London.
SynopsisThe horror of war (and the specific horros of the Second World War), seen through the eyes of a group of girls working at Woolworths each one of whom is personally affected, is dramatically evoked using contemporary political speeches as a background for the girls' experiences.
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Sixty-Love by Mike Rowbottom
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (tennis club veranda) setting.
SynopsisMiddle-aged widow Felicity, who pretends she's ten years younger, is having a sizzling relationship with Alan, who is 25 years her junior. They are observed by Deborah and Jennifer, two older women, who eventually discover suppressed feelings in themselves.
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Sleeping With Beauty by Stuart Ardern (devised by YT2)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 23. Chorus. A small number of roles are written to be doubled, but otherwise the casting is very flexible.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama for the senior echelons of a youth theatre company. Multiple settings but done with just a single piece of furniture - a bed. Contains disturbing themes.
SynopsisRebelling against her secure upbringing, Mel suffers a major trauma. How will this affect her daughter's life?
A dark exploration of destiny as fairytale collides with modern life.
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The Sleuth Slayer by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy send-up of detective fiction in general and the country house murder mystery in particular. Single country house set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThe world's greatest detectives are invited to a murder at Carnage Hall, but no one there knows anything about it... Until one of the detectives is found dead! The hunt is on to find the killer before there's no one left to solve the crime!
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The Smell of Almonds by Nigel Holloway
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One (gender non-specific) character is an offstage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with no set necessary, using cyclorama effects.
SynopsisA play charting the dark and unexpected secrets which hide behind the disjointed memories and imaginings of an old man and his cat. Set during the Second World War, the play tells the story of Yitzhak, a migrant Jewish worker in the bulb fields near Amsterdam, his cat, Pushka, his son, Ibrahim, and his wife, Esther. Despite the apparently placid exterior of a man in the Autumn of his life, Yitzhak’s past has been dominated by violent and tragic events, both internal and external. What is the true nature of justice, and the price of survival?
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