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Angel by Naadir Joseph
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisA moving piece of drama - in which a group of homeless young people are given hope by one of their number, Kevin. His optimism and sense of family brings them courage to face the future.
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Anniversary by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Best New Play Sawston Drama Festival 2010 Production by Waterbeach Community Players
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy fuelled by family tensions.
SynopsisKevin decides to celebrate his 25th Wedding Anniversary by recreating the wedding reception but his plans start to unravel with the arrival of his drunken brother...
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Any Colour But Red by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Fourteen on-stage characters (including a detective written male, but playable by either gender) and an offstage female voice.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!] The original production took 50 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleComedy whodunnit with adult themes. Two almost identical kitchen sets!
SynopsisWhen Jim and Jani hold an Open Morning to sell their house, a mix-up in arrangements sends them some extremely unusual prospective buyers, some with bizarre expectations. Twenty-four hours later, the house has become a crime scene and the police need the help of the neighbours, Fred and Molly.
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Apple Strudel, Chess and Ethics by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Five in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. Albert Einstein challenges J. Robert Oppenheimer to a chess match, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar looking on, as they discuss physics and ethics in the lead-up to the Manhattan Project.
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April Groom by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play with a single apartment setting. Contains some adult themes and language.
SynopsisJim is to be married to Judy tomorrow. Best Man Phil and Judy's sister Mel set up an April Fool's joke which goes awry.
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Are You Watching Me? by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play - ostensibly a comedy, though with a dark twist ending that befits a thriller.
SynopsisAli is close to giving birth, and desperate to leave the dingy apartment where she and her husband Jon are living until her mother’s house sells. All the while, there’s a man watching them from another block of flats. When Ali receives a disturbing text, Jon decides to confront the voyeur - it's at this point a dark secret is revealed.
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Armed Robbery For Dummies by Paul R. Roman
Best Seller
  Performance by One Shot Theatre won the Adjudicator's shield at the Warwickshire One Act Plays festival 2010
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three live characters and a corpse.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play with a single set and very black humour.
SynopsisFrank needs a change and thinks armed robbery is the way to go. He consults with his recently paroled friend, but the first attempt goes wrong and he ends up with a dead neighbour on his hands. So he needs to get some quick lessons in body disposal...
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Arrival by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Best Stage Presentation Cambridge Drama Festival 2011 Production by Waterbeach Community Players
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama fuelled by family tensions.
SynopsisKevin and Anne return from an evening function to find Anne's brother asleep in the back garden. When a young policewoman arrives on the scene her subsequent questioning exposes dark secrets in their seemingly settled lives.
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Artists Anonymous by John Passadino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Ralph's mother is an offstage voice and could, conceivably, be a recording. The pizza deliverer is silent and compatible with whatever gender range is open to the producer!
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set. A sharp script with some interesting characters and real emotion in it.
SynopsisThree long-serving writers meet up for their weekly writing meeting. Will this be the one where they finally crack the winning formula, or just the one where Ralph, living in his parent's basement again after his latest marriage break up, cracks? That was a lousy sentence, but this time they think they've come up with a winner... they'll fake the death of one of the writing team and use the publicity to sell a story at last! But who will get the chop for the sake of success?
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As The Clock Struck Ten by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Opportunity for different actors to portray the different ages of each character. Script length can be cut to 52 minutes for the purpose of drama festival entry, by cutting Scene 5.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicIntermission music suggestions. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA powerful drama based on a true story. Various settings and time periods.
SynopsisA dramatisation of the true story of Donnie Merrett, who at the age of 17, shot his mother after she found out he had been forging cheques in her name. On release from prison in 1945, he joined the Royal Navy Reserve in Germany before returning to a life of crime and debauchery, eventually fleeing before he can be court martialled. Returning to London to the old folks home run by his wife and mother-in-law, he demands money to continue funding his habits.
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