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A Fairy Tale Adventure by Sophia Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 36. No chorus. Written to be performed by a mixture of (7 to 14) adults and (9 to 22) children. Could be done by a competent kids' group!
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show, an alternative to British Pantomime, including some similar elements such as audience interaction. (Either a long one-act play, or a short two-act!)
SynopsisThe Wicked Witch has changed the endings to all the Fairy Tales so that evil will triumph, and she's kidnapped the Fairy Queen to stop her reversing the spell. Only Hansel, Gretel and Paddy the Gingerbread man can save the tales.
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Three Musketeers by James Barry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The Three Musketeers, the Cardinal, the Cardinal's servant, the Queen and Milady are played by the same three actors!
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for three original songs provided with the Producer's Copy of the Script.
StyleHilarious adventure with the Three Musketeers. Visual jokes, physical comedy, theatrical jokes, wordplay. (Not strictly pantomime, but contains many panto elements, so would be at home in a panto season or at any other time!)
SynopsisCardinal Richelieu is trying to usurp the throne of France by stealing the crown jewels. In desperation, the Queen turns to the Athos, Porthos and Aramis. In retaliation, the Cardinal turns to his servant, Brie (played by an actor who turned up for a performance of Treasure Island) and the seductive Milady. Deception, mayhem, sword fights and hilarity ensue.
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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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Sherlock's Excellent Adventure by James Barry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for four original songs provided with the Producer's Copy of the Script.
StyleParody of Sherlock Holmes stories, visual jokes, theatrical jokes, wordplay. Not strictly a pantomime, but has some of the elements (including Mrs. Hudson as a pantomime dame) and could fit in a slot in the panto season.
SynopsisLucy Matravers engages Holmes and Watson to resolve a dispute over a family will, bringing conflict with Holmes's arch enemy, Moriarty.
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The Adventures of Captain Blood by Geoff and Vera Rogers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Variable chorus size possible at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 56 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are 7 song suggestions included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA family show (possibly an alternative to Pantomime) told in verse, structurally in two acts but run time is approximately one hour.
SynopsisIn an original comedic rhyming story, a band of treasure-crazy Pirates are caught in a storm... shipping them onto dry land. Unknown to the Pirates, this landfall will result in their meeting three women - determined to make husbands of them, and the disguised love of their press-ganged crewmember. There are opportunities for fun audience interactions and some familiar songs.
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Nursery Crimes - The Catnap Kidnap Caper by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Whilst Puss-in-Boots is written male, he is, when all's said and done, a cat. Whilst this isn't a panto, Prince charming could be played by a girl as a pantomime Principal Boy. There's also a wolf... and a troll.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA daft detective story set in the worlds of Fairytale and Nursery Rhymes. A full length play addition to the popular Nursery Crimes series. Charles Perrault meets Raymond Chandler.
SynopsisWhen a trio of bears go missing in Fairytale land, Private Investigator, Puss in Boots is hired to track them down. But as other groups of three animal start to disappear, it seems that the case could be just the start of something much more sinister! Puss, and his assistant Mary Quite Contrary, try to unpick the mystery, meeting Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Woodsmen, Trolls, Wolves, Soldiers and even Royalty along the way...
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The Adventures of Goldilockpick [Robust Edition] by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. The difficult characters to cast could be the three bears and the occasional wolf (assuming that you already have a vampire in your company).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts and in verse. This edition is designed for performance by adults.
SynopsisThe Adventures Of Goldilockpick And Little Red Riding Hoodlum
A rhyming romp for some familiar characters in unfamiliar juxtaposition.
(It's a family show, but there is stage business including bottom pinching and flashing of comedy undewear, which may be inappropriate for a performing company of kids, therefore there is a separate 'family edition' of the show designed for performance by kids.)
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The Three Musketeers [Play] by Karen Letts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts. This is not a British Pantomime version of the story, but fits much the same purpose - entertainment for a family audience
SynopsisA comic retelling of Dumas' classic tale, containing all the original elements but reconstructed in a manner that's a little... unorthodox.
D'Artagnan and the musketeers battle the wicked Cardinal Richelieu and his accomplice, Milady de Winter.
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Goldilockpick and Little Red Riding Hoodlum in Wonderland? by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. Numbers of Narrators and character doubling possible, at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act original story, woven into a rhyming comedy for all ages. (A family show with many characteristics of British panto, so could fit in a similar slot in the theatrical season.)
SynopsisNarrators set the scene and assorted characters find their ways through a strange Wonderland. A source of comedy throughout this play is Goldilockpick, Little Red Riding Hoodlum and Alice getting into slightly embarrassing, and somewhat undignified predicaments with underwear, in a pantomime manner!
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Sherlock Holmes and The Beast of Bingley Moor by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Characters include Woofer, the dog and The Speckled Band (a musical group whose role is to play three ominous chords). For the rest, the producer's copy of the script contains some guidance as to who might play which.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show (an alternative to British Pantomime) in two acts, treating Conan Doyle's famous creation to merciless parody. Multiple locations, but minimal sets intended.
SynopsisThe (self-proclaimed) World's Greatest Detective sets off with Watson in tow to discover who has been thieving from the larder of Doome-Layden Hall, but the pair find more than they’d bargained for when the run into the Beast of Bingley Moor.
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Last Train to Sleepy Hollow by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus. Variable Chorus size at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusic and song suggestions for eight pieces are provided in the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA comedy spoof play, with music, in various settings.
SynopsisWhen Arthur is summoned by his Godmother to exorcise her house of spooks, he discovers a dastardly plot to frighten her off her valuable real estate. In the ultimate battle of innocence against the powers of darkness, Arthur destroys the black heart of the Bigwitch, finds true love, restores Spooky Hollow to his Godmother and catches the last train home!
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