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The Raven by George Douglas Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for teenagers, inspired by (rather than based on) the poem by Edgar Allen Poe. Single set.
SynopsisA comedic swipe at the world of sorcery, pitting the not-quite-so-brilliant Phoebus and his apprentice Bulbo, against the evil Dr Sarcophagus in a mage battle to decide the fates of many.
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Reasonable Doubt by A.D. Peters
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two short acts - courtroom drama and crime - the way the jury sees is, and the way it happened.
SynopsisA tense courtroom drama with the prosecutor battling a slick defence lawyer at the murder trial of social misfit Josephine Mason. The second act takes the form of a flashback portraying the murder of which she is accused. We are left with the dilemma of knowing jury's decision before we learn the identity of the murderer. We are then able to evaluate the justice of the verdict, wherein lies the final twist.
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Retirement Plan by Nigel Holloway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Uniquely, the cast list includes Marmaduke the cat, who is really a sound effect.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Stage split between one small fixed location and the rest of the stage, on which other locations are overlaid. Includes mild swearing.
SynopsisWalter didn't get to enjoy his retirement - he had to keep working from home because his pension fund was stolen. His daughter never understood his passion for the virtual worlds he worked in, and after his wife died only his granddaughter gave him a reason to live. But what is the definition of living?
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The Rhyming Diary Of Mrs Pepys by Carolyn Kain
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 52 minutes. [Estimated!] Original production ran to 70 minutes with suggested music.
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for seven intermission pieces. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA rhyming historical comedy (lots of period detail and lots of laughs). Structurally in two acts, but possible to stage as a one-act in the sense of half an evening's entertainment.
SynopsisMrs Pepys takes her husband’s famous diary and reveals the legacy of King Charles II's womanising. The rivalries of his numerous mistresses are depicted with historical accuracy.
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Ripples by Pete Grocock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleLong one-act murder mystery (or short full-length play). Single set. Simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA family meal is marred by the discovery of the body of a murdered woman in the hall trunk. The owners of the house don't know who she is or how she got there, but some of their guests know her well, and one is hiding further secrets.
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A Room With A Clue by Matthew Lynch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single set (clinical reception area). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThis waiting room is a busy place. Eddie has arrived with a damaged arm and is impatient to get the receptionist to get him processed. But then there are the other arrivals, with a range of experiences...
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Scarlett by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 73 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act, ghost story drama, with a single set.
SynopsisThe passengers from a crashed bus take shelter from a dreadful storm, in an old barn. Unable to find rescue, they huddle together, but one of them is beginning to see visions of her dead sister. Has Scarlett come to haunt Grace, or someone else?
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Sound Effects CD specifically for this show
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Scene Six by Andrew McGuirk
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The 'director' is an offstage voice and could be doubled by 'David'. The characters appear in a flashback as their childhood selves.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCharacter drama with plenty of acting challenges. Structured in two acts, but, at around 55 minutes, of one-act length. (Includes some swearing.)
SynopsisTwo old friends and a new acquaintance decide to put on a play, but the assigned parts, emotional attachments, and the ruthlessness of the director cause rifts between the three.
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The Scramblings at Spriggly Torch by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic play - a Second World War mystery. One set, divided into three locations.
SynopsisIt is 1943, and enemy plans for a new fighter aircraft have fallen into the hands of British intelligence, but a traitor is suspected of attempting to retrieve them.
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The Second Friday Of The Month by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA farce in two short acts (which puts it on the boundary between a one-act and full-length play). Single (small flat *) set. Contains mild swearing and adult themes.
* I mean it's set in a small flat, not that the set is small and flat.
SynopsisDan has a somewhat clinical sexual relationship with a psychologist who lives in the flat above him. They meet every second friday of the month, but their routine is broken by the arrival of some of Dan's diverse acquaintances.
A clever, funny play, exploring some rather unconventional relationships.
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