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A Heart-Shaped Cushion by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The patients can be any age from about thirty-five to sixty-five. Beth and Tom should be about the same age. Doubling and trebling-up is possible with a minimum of one man and six women
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama following a patient's experience with breast cancer, through chemo and physiotherapy, to exiting the treatment.
SynopsisAlong the way we meet people dealing with similar experiences.
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Holiday by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farcical comedy. Single set with practical door. Simple props.
SynopsisDonna is trying to hold the fort at the travel agency where she works, but her co-worker Linzi has run off to be a mud wrestler in Morocco and there's an inspector coming from Head Office. New recruit Sandra finds herself thrown in the deep end and experiencing the weird and wonderful folk who come looking for a holiday. Have the pair been nice enough to their customers to pass the inspection?
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How Did That Get In My Locker? by Andrew M. Frodahl
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 63 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act school play - chiefly American in theme and content, though could be adapted for other audiences.
SynopsisWhen prom queen Emily goes missing and her bra turns up in Dullon Bland’s locker, only teen PI Ithaca Shue can help him.
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I Have A Vision by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in two acts, informed by the three years the author spent working on two reserves in Saskatchewan.
SynopsisTwo years on a reservation in Canada, as the elections bring a new chief with a new vision, but Richard can't offer the people the same good times his predecessor Gerald did. He wants them to think long term and to make changes for their children's future.
A moving play, throwing new light on an old struggle.
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I Stand Alone by Kevin Broughton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama in two acts. Four locations, but designed for minimal staging. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAn allegorical play.
In the far future, Britain has been ravaged by an external conflict and a civil war between the returning Celts, who restored the country, and the native Saxons who feel they have been pushed aside.
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Impatience and Improbability by Nic Dawson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (hotel terrace) setting. A witty and clever intertwining of the mannered world of the eighteenth century and modern day mores - with a bit of farce thrown in.
SynopsisThis diversion in One Act, dedicated with respectful admiration to Miss Jane Austen - with humble apologies for any liberties taken - sees Julia providing eighteenth century elegance and ambience in her unique hotel. The idyllic, mannered world descends into infidelity and recrimination as the modern day intrudes.
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In The White Time by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 62 minutes. [Estimated!] Structurally in one act, but could be performed as a full evening's entertainment.
MusicNone.
StyleA Victorian historical drama, based on a true murder case
SynopsisAs a young teenager Mary Wheeler had witnessed her father being convicted and hanged for murder. The trauma resulted in her having intermittent blackouts which she termed her ‘White Time’. Mary invites her lover's mistress Phoebe around one afternoon, leading to her disappearance. Mary is trialled for murder, and only a mysterious letter may reveal the truth of the case.
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It's a Farce by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDoes exactly what it says on the label, in two short acts (though of one-act length) with clever dialogue and physical comedy. Single living-room set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA professional meeting between teacher Ernest and the head of his department, Janice, is misinterpreted as a clandestine romantic liaison. Unfortunately for Ernest, the misinterpreter is his wife's best friend who cannot help reporting her observations. Add in neighbour Bob, who has suicidal tendencies, and cookie 'therapist' Marcia who has arrived to offer Ernest a massage and we have a recipe for farcical mayhem.
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 33. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing possible with songs used
MusicWell known songs from the wartime era. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools, with songs, set in a theatre in Britain in World War 2.
SynopsisA Theatre Company preparing and presenting a variety show evokes life in wartime Britain through drama, song, dance and some pathos.
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King Lear by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. The number of roles can be increased by adding soldiers (the King of France in particular would make good use of them.)
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort modern-English version of Shakespeare's tragedy. (Whilst the plot is all there, there are more comic moments than the bard envisaged.) The author has structured this in 13 acts, but don't let that fool you.
SynopsisAn ageing King Lear intends to retire and hand over his throne to one of his squabbling daughters. The Earl of Gloucester, on the other hand, does not intend to retire but his scheming son, Edmund, wants to take over the title anyway, even if it means by-passing the rightful heir, his brother Edgar. The two families' affairs become linked and a violent tale of treachery, jealousy and blind ambition ensues.
Despite the body count running into double figures, this is a comedy.
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