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Captain Bluebeard's Monkey by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Chorus size very flexible, at the Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act piratical fantasy comedy.
SynopsisThe eponymous monkey uses his guile to thwart the late Captain Bluebeard's swashbuckling crew in their attempts to discover Bluebeard's treasure - which is not what it first appears to be.
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Captain Kelly's Diamond by Andrew Weaver
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicProduction notes list recommended songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleLarge cast one act play for schools.
SynopsisPirate captain Kelly returns from his latest venture with a huge diamond. He's planning to split it with his first mate as soon as he can, but an old flame appears and demands the diamond ring he promised her. The pair hide the diamond in a stuffed parrot, but are blackmailed by fellow pirate Blackbeard who wants the diamond for himself. They all end up with their just desserts.
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Captive Audience by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play with a serious - even sinister - twist. Single simple set (give or take the table anchored to the floor). Includes mild swearing.
SynopsisTom's on a short residential course as part of his Open University studies, and he's in a spot of bother, having been handcuffed to a table by a passing drunk. Other people on other courses gather around to help Tom in his hour of need, until Dave arrives to spill Tom's dark secret.
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Carrie's Lions by Amy Sutton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. 'Carrie' appears in three guises - as a narrator/protagonist, as a child and as an adult. 'Michael' appears as narrator/protagonist and as an adult. There are two small non-speaking roles.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with plenty of technical and acting challenges! Whilst it is not formally divided into scenes, there are five locations - indicated symbolically by props and furniture.
SynopsisThrough a series of conversations with her guardian angel, Carrie tries to come to terms with the death of her father.
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A Case of Good Intentions by Peter Stallard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act light comedy play, set in a Welsh pub on Chrismas Eve. Simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA motley group are assembled in the bar room of the Black Pig on Christmas Eve. They discuss Turkeys, drinking and Christmas, and then a mysterious stranger enters their lives, and subsequently leaves something behind which changes everything for everyone.
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The Case of the Missing School by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 38. Chorus. Very flexible casting - a set of core characters plus episodes with other characters, which make doubling possible. Several flexible chorus groups.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for songs/music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleComedy play aimed squarely at primary schools. A complete core script with suggestions and opportunities for customisation to fit a specific school.
SynopsisWhen a powerful evil magician makes the local primary school disappear, along with the letters from the school sign, three schoolchildren (with the help of the School Fairy Godmother) vow to find all the letters and restore their school. But the aptly- named Evil One has hidden the letters in bizarre places, leading the children back through history, around the world, and even into space in their attempts to rebuild their sign. A script for schools with opportunities for the children to experiment with improvisation and their own creativity.
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Castle Royal by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. There is flexibility to assign the parts amongst a greater or lesser number of actors.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for kids. Simple sets (two scenes, but using the same set furniture). Mainly simple props (though the King and Queen ride a tandem!)
SynopsisThe worlds smallest country advertises for a royal family - then have to deal with the results when ridiculous rules get in the way of common sense.
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The Cat and The Monkey by Charlotte Court
Production by Jinx Theatre Company scooped the Daniel Penfilled Award for Best Actress at the BC Drama Festival in 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedic-drama in one act, with a simple set.
SynopsisAt first it appears that a marriage guidance session for Sophie and James is in progress - using the audience as the counsellor. But as all of their simmering grievances come to the fore, it gradually becomes clear that something completely different and poignant is happening.
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Catch As Catch Can by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, in a single set. A comedy, which is not what one expects from Othello.
SynopsisAn alternative history of Othello, playing with our preconceptions of Shakespeare's characters. A worldly wise Iago is giving advice about women to a distraught Cassio, who cannot bear to see Desdemona married to Othello. But Iago's wife seems to be openly flirting with the General, and Desdemona isn't happy...
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Caterpillar Crawl by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Lots of flexibility. The cast are a mix of children and adults (assumed to be played by children) with options for dances and a chorus (the class) who chant rhymes. The caterpillar role can be played by actors or could be a puppet.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a flexible cast of children in a mixture of prose and rhyme. Options for dances. Includes information about the butterfly lifecycle.
SynopsisWhen Tom finds a talking, dancing caterpillar he thinks life is going to be easy, but Salome is almost as much trouble as his classmates. But he organises a concert for her anyway.
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