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The Book Club Of Little Witterington - After The Fete by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a simple setting.
SynopsisThe ladies of the village book club have gathered to discuss Neville Shute’s ‘On The Beach’. Some of the members have not read the book and the others seem more interested in discussing - or rather gossiping - about people and events in the village which spill over into the meeting.
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The Book Club Of Little Witterington - The Vicar's Wife by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (living room) setting. The third in a series, it can be presented either separately or alongside the first two as a full evening's entertainment.
SynopsisThe ladies have gathered again, this time with a new member, the vicar’s newlywed. Once again, gossip and tittle-tattle overwhelm the discussion of the chosen book, ‘The Rector’s Wife’, and the new member finds herself and husband Dennis are the centre of attention.
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The Book Club of Little Witterington by Joan Greening
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  Performance by Tarrystone Players won Best Comedy award at Maidenhead Drama Festival, 2013.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for five ladies. Minimal set (a sofa and chairs to indicate a living room). Contains a few mild swearwords and several books.
SynopsisThe regular ladies of the Book Club, all friends since school, are wary of letting a newcomer to the village join. But there's more to Paula than meets the eye, and she may even have what it takes to get around the appallingly snobbish Belle.
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Botany Bother by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. Gerald, Geoffrey and Aloysius are written male, but need not be - well, give or take the beard. There are six speaking parts amongst the natives, but there could be many more chanting parts, if you happen to have a spare chorus of natives to hand.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. The majority of characters speak a hitherto undiscovered language. (Fortunately, the script contains a glossary.)
SynopsisA pair of intrepid botanical collectors have an unfortunate encounter with the local inhabitants.
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Bottle by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two men and one teenager.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, two (simple) hospital sets (one with a practical cubicle door). Contains strong adult themes and extremely offensive language from the rebellious teenager.
SynopsisTom and his stepfather Clive are in the intensive care ward, waiting for news of Tom's mother, who has been viciously beaten. Clive calls Tom's real father Paul, who comes to join them. The three argue about blame, love and life, but can the two men handle the truth about who really beat Tom's mum?
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A Bottle Of Sherry by Jim Hollingsworth
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act farce with a living room setting.
SynopsisA misprint in a newspaper has inspired two redundant employees of a sherry importer to take up a new and risky career as 'gurglars'. On one of their working days, when they visit a house without bothering to ask the inhabitants, they stumble upon a domestic secret exposing the hidden life of an apparently respectable lawyer. A tangle of extra-marital affairs, money laundering and sherry thieves, together with a string of coincidences is unravelled in this fast moving farce.
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The Bourbons and Other Crackers by Sue Gordon
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. Characters are mainly adults, intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA rolling series of humorous sketches - no specific set requirements, simple props (give or take Bonny Prince Charlie's boat).
SynopsisA complete history of monarchy, in entirely the wrong order and with all the boring bits left out. King Alfred does a turn as a TV chef, Mary Queen of Scots does porridge, Elizabeth goes shopping, Henry V takes a holiday, Tutenkhamen gets a visit from the architects and Ethelred never quite makes it.
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Bradley No Mates by Linda Stephenson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Written to be performed with four groups of three narrators. The chorus is non-speaking but interacts with the action. The adult roles might be played by adults or children.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a school company on the theme of bullying. Multiple locations but little or nothing needed in the way of set.
SynopsisBradley is at a new school and having trouble fitting in. Worse, the school bully, who's reputed to carry a knife, has got it in for him. But Bradley has found he can visit the past, and the village school that was knocked down years ago. Maybe his trips there can help him in the present.
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Brainstorm by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. The chorus is an optional ensemble of brain cells
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for kids. Minimal set requirements. Opportunities for melodramatic over-acting!
SynopsisThe action takes place inside the brain of playwright Ivor Pippin, who is trying to write another melodramatic play. His characters and his brain cells conspire to turn things around, allowing the heroine and villain to escape, and a new play to emerge.
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Brave Saint George by Kate Goddard
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. The script allows for - indeed, encourages - four different actors to play Saint George. Whilst many of the characters have a specific gender casting across gender would be entirely appropriate to the form!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests suitable music to accompany the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleModern version of a traditional English mummers' play. Since such things were often performed outdoors, informally, there is no requirement for a set.
SynopsisSt George, a noble knight is keen to marry Princess Saffron and to show how brave he is. The King and Queen set him a test - to fight the toughest enemies from faraway lands. He defeats each enemy in turn - though each is brought back to life by a different doctor (a special character with a strange cure.) St George is, unfortunately, a bit of a big-head, and by the time he defeats the last enemy, the Dragon, Princess Saffron has begun to have other ideas about a suitable partner...
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