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Nottingham by Luke Simmons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Characters include the Sheriff's dog, Rodrick. (His lines include the ever popular 'Woof!')
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy twist on the Robin Hood legend. Two-act structure, but one-act length.
SynopsisA revolutionary take on the familiar story of Robin Hood and his foe. What if everything we know about Robin was propaganda and the Sheriff was really the good guy? And maybe Marion wasn't the beautiful, feisty woman of the tales...
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The Observer by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The characters are two middle-aged men and a boy in his late teens who suffers from the form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA terrific, three handed one-act play. In theory, there are two sets, but one is a single scene in a cinema, which could be indicated by a couple of chairs and appropriate lighting. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisGeorge and Mike are the old guard of a paper being revamped. Editor George has been told that Mike must move from News to Features. Can the old News Hound pull one more exclusive out of the bag to save his career?
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Old Pete by Chrissy Barker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act dark comedy, with two (hospital ward and chapel) settings.
SynopsisCantankerous Pete grumpily tolerates hospitalisation, as he is admitted with something a great deal more serious than he thought. His family try to deal with his awkwardness in addition to his cheeky funeral requirements.
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On the Way to the Wedding by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two couples: a middle-aged man and his wife, and the wife's parents.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDomestic comedy. Single set divided into living room, hall and garage.
SynopsisNora, her husband Sid and Nora's parents have been invited to a wedding. Sid couldn't be happier - but that's because he is in the garage, changing the oil on his beloved car, where he can forget that his mother-in-law has inexplicably moved in.
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One Mistake by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Winner of Cambridge Drama Festival 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single hotel bar set. Can be performed alongside, and share a set with, its sister play Psychic Babble.
SynopsisAn alcoholic has-been pop star is on the road with her daughter reluctantly in tow. They're the last ones in the hotel bar, but the bartender, a former City high-flyer, has a surprising past of his own.
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One Sweet Kiss by Emma Northcott
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act thriller with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisTony has a history of mental illness and has become very volatile and domineering. Frustrated, his partner Sophie attempts to get him back to work, through inviting her friend Sarah, the head of personnel, along with her husband Ross, over for dinner. Sarah has discovered a chilling secret from Tony’s past and, as the evening wears on, her tongue loosens and accusations are made with devastating consequences.
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The Open Window by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA blackly comic stage adaptation of one of Saki's subversive stories. Two locations, but neither need be elaborate (so could be done in a 'black box' with small items of furniture). Aimed at secondary schools, but could be done by adults.
SynopsisFramton has been sent to the country as a rest cure for his nerves. However, his encounter with his doctor's cousin, Gertrude, and her neices is anything but calming.
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Over My Dead Body! by Pat Baker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic murder mystery set in a manor house in the 1920s. One act, one set, simple props.
SynopsisTensions are rising at Grabbit Manor. Lord Grabbit won't buy his daughter a new dress for her engagement to the unsuitable wastrel Roger. Curt, the butler, hasn't been paid for months and Lord Grabbit suspects Cook of cooking the books. When the lights come on after a sudden blackout, a body is found - a problem for Inspector Foot (of the Yard)... the problem being that the corpse has been poisoned, strangled, stabbed and shot!
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Paper Trail by Seán Lang
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMoving one-act drama, split between two eras. (The stage is likewise split, with the modern part of the story represented by a furnished area, and the 1940s elements done under spotlight.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAngie is hoping to track down her mother, who died in childbirth. Since her husband's death, she is free to travel and to research the circumstances the left her in an orphanage in Australia. But this research could reveal some unpleasant secrets.
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A Pig Tale by Kevin Jannetts
Production by Loch Duich Primary School won Adjudicator's special award. South West Ross District Youth SCDA Festival 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. The chorus is the sort that rushes on to perform songs and dances in various guises! Most of the roles are gender-neutral, although one of the pigs is called Maureen and the wolf is called Alan, both of which tend to be specific.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!] (This allows 20 minutes for 11 songs/dances.)
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 11 songs/dances Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act family comedy show with music. A fairytale send-up. Contains Scottish accents!
SynopsisThe story of the Three Pigs gets a revamp in this Scots story, allowing a couple of Narrators to bring the story to life with anthropomorphic pigs struggling to find a story they can take part in to keep their deal with a Fairy Solicitor. Add in a Big Bad Wolf called Alan, and it all works out fine in the end.
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