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The Joy of Socks by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA poignant one act comedy with a single (pub yard) setting.
SynopsisGeoff longs to be reunited with his two sons, Mary wants her own house in the country and Barry yearns to travel around the world. However, they are homeless and living rough on the streets. They have nothing but their memories, their dreams and each other.
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Jump by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Whilst there isn't a formal requirement for a chorus, this is the sort of event at which crowds gather.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBlack comedy play. (One-act length, two act structure.) Needs a bit of imagination from the set designer, since we have a man on a roof and others on the ground, but otherwise simple to stage. Contains swearing (and references to soccer).
SynopsisA fanatical football fan is devastated that his team has failed to qualify for Europe. Distraught, he decides to end his life by jumping from a rooftop.
(This is nominally set in London, but could be moved anywhere by changing the name of the team, and possibly the code of the sport in question.)
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Just Coping by Carolyn Drury
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 46 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama on a single dining room set.
SynopsisEve’s finding retirement hard - there’s not enough to keep her busy, and too much to do at the same time. She’s lonely, but doesn’t enjoy the visitors she gets. Maybe lodgers and family responsibilities will help?
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Just Desserts by Judith Ezekiel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with elements of farce. Two simple settings.
SynopsisSimon and Caroline's plans to renovate and resell an old house are thwarted by elderly sitting tenant, Dorothy. Assuming that the old lady will soon pass away they proceed, only to find that Dorothy is far from death's door. The only solution seems to be to hasten her death by nefarious means, but Dorothy is up to the challenge.
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Just Fifteen Minutes by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act historical drama with several simple scenes.
SynopsisJust fifteen minutes is how long it takes someone to die from strychnine poisoning. It's this method by which Doctor Thomas Cream disposed of his victims. Cream goes from fresh McGill graduate to a cornered criminal in this recounting of the life of the notorious 'Lambeth Poisoner', whose crimes stretched from Montreal to Chicago and London.
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Karaoke Nights by Terry Adlam
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. Chorus. The chorus of punters in the Karaoke Bar is optional, but could add to the atmosphere.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggestions for 8 songs appropriate to the Karaoke Bar setting. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play - a tragedy interwoven with comedy. Single pub setting. Contains swearing. (And Karaoke.)
SynopsisA group of friends regularly gather at The Red Dragon for karaoke night where they always have a good night out, despite miserly landlord Len. We join them as they celebrate the eve of Spike's 40th birthday with another night of fun and karaoke - a night which will end in tragic circumstances. This one act play overflows with fine quickfire adult humour which clicks effortlessly into tragedy made all the more startlingly heart-breaking because we have become so close to the well drawn characters and laughed along with them. With inspired use of the karaoke theme this play has us laughing and crying in equal measure.
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Kecks by John Chambers
Performance by The Legion Players won the Isle of Man One-act Play Festival, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters are a mother and her (young adult) daughter.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleContains adult themes and mild swearing.
SynopsisKaren and her mother Petula are in an exclusive lingerie shop, preparing for Karen's wedding night. Petula is prompted to reveal more than Karen wants to hear about her own sex life, but then when she tries on a basque, Karen reveals more than she wanted to about her own relationship.
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
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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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Keeping Mum by Barry Blaize
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single domestic set. Includes mild swearing.
SynopsisHetty nursed her Mum through a long illness, and now the old lady has died Hetty's sisters, Freda and Marion are there. Marion has come over from Spain for the funeral, but her companion, Carlos, arouses suspicions, as do rumours about Hetty's nursing.
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Keeping Up Appearances by Elizabeth Bell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play set in Dora Irvine's kitchen during the First World War.
SynopsisSet in the early years of the Great War the play poignantly examines the devastating effects the war had on the womenfolk left at home whilst their loved ones were fighting and dying.
Based on JM Barrie's two-act play 'The Old Lady Shows Her Medals' (first performed 7th April 1917).
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