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Brian the Christmas Tree by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. The number of characters is very flexible. It would be easy, for example, to add a number of dancing Christmas trees!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusical suggestions made in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleNon-religious Christmas play for young(ish) children. Simple sets, simple props.
SynopsisIt's Christmas and the trees are waiting to be sold. All except grumpy Brian, who doesn't want to be a Christmas Tree - he wants to grow up to be a telegraph pole.
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Jungle Book - A Play For Schools by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for 5 songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play for schools and families with various settings.
SynopsisSet in the Indian Jungle this play for schools combines poetic licence and plenty of humour and songs to retell Rudyard Kipling’s delightful Jungle Book story. A man-cub has escaped the clutches of Shere Khan, a ferocious tiger intent on revenge. Adopted by wolves Mowgli the man-cub is taught the ways of the jungle by Baloo the Bear and his friend Bagheera. Follow Mowgli on his adventures in the jungle as he gets to know the other animals, especially the hilarious Bandar Log monkeys. Will Mowgli and his birth mother, Messua, be reunited?
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Aesop's Famous Fables and Twisted Tales by Peter Nuttall
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are nominally gendered, it's only a mater of pronouns! Contains anthropomorphism.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with the score for the concluding song.
StyleOne-act play, ending in a song. Could be performed by children or by adults to an audience of children.
SynopsisFour stories for Aesop's extensive collection, about a Tortoise and Hare, a lion and a mouse, the belly and its team, and the battle between the Sun and the North Wind.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Murder at Haynes Manor by Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comical murder mystery play for junior school children! (In theory it's set in a manor house, but designed to be performable with minimal scenery.)
SynopsisThere's a family gathering at Haynes Manor, with more than a few surprises planned, but someone has murder in mind. Is it the greedy housekeeper, or someone with a different grudge? Can the family ghost help to solve the case?
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Rainforest Assembly by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script gives suggestions for songs/music to accompany the piece. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleEducational piece for a school class with a good deal of information amongst the jokes and songs, and several jumping-off points for further study. No specific staging requirements.
SynopsisAn educational presentation on the animals and occupants of the rainforests of the Amazon.
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Pandora's Box by Roger Hurn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. One human, five narrators and a bunch of anthropomorphic personifications.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for children with a simple single setting.
SynopsisThe story of Pandora's box is told in an accessible and light hearted way with added educational opportunities as a bonus.
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Rhyming Nativity by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. The character numbers are flexible - many have only a single line, so doubling is easy. Equally, the narration could be split and additional non-speaking parts can be added.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSimple nativity play told in rhyme. No specific requirements for set or props.
SynopsisSee the Gospels according to St. Luke and St. Matthew (chapter 2 in each case). Taxation, Bethlehem overcrowded, no room at the inn, baby laid in a manger, shepherds in the fields, wise men bringing gifts. All of that - and a stable of talking animals.
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