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Perseus and Medusa by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. The chorus is nominally 12 people (representing the gods of Ancient Greece). Only one of the three Gorgons speaks, likewise only one of the three Graces.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, large cast school play, in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.)
SynopsisA retelling of the classic myth with rhyming chorus and hideous Gorgons.
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Perseus and the Gorgon's Head by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. Twenty-three speaking roles plus non-speaking builders. Very flexible casting, with lots of opportunities for doubling (Perseus, for example, could bear an uncanny resemblance to his father!)
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. (One-act in length, four acts in structure.) A retelling of Greek myth. No set requirements.
SynopsisDanae and her son Perseus are thrown out of Argos. (The play doesn't say where they do their shopping after that.) They are washed-up on the island of Seriphos, where King Polydectes has designs on Danae. To get rid of Perseus, Polydectes sends him on a quest to bring back the head of the Gorgon Medusa. With help from unlikely quarters (gods, the Delphic Oracle, that sort of thing), Perseus succeeds. Pausing only to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, he returns to Seriphos and fulfils his destiny with a javelin.
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The Point of the Pyramid - Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Thirteen speaking roles with lots of supporting players (with a lot of scope for doubling). The songs need three or four soloists and a chorus or choir.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with sheet music (piano and vocal) for six original songs.
StyleOne-act historical, educational, musical comedy mystery! (What more could you want?) A story of intrigue in Ancient Egypt with a lot of period detail (suitable for the Key Stage 2 history syllabus) snuck in!
SynopsisSomeone is plotting against the Pharaoh! On a visit to the construction site of his much-delayed pyramid, his life is threatened by a falling stone. Luckily, Baki, one of the slave builders, saves the Pharaoh and is rewarded with his freedom. Then Baki learns that the Pharaoh has had four food-tasters poisoned in the last three weeks. Can he save the Pharaoh's life again?
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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The Point of the Pyramid - Play by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Thirteen speaking roles with lots of supporting players (with a lot of scope for doubling).
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSchool play - a one-act educational comedy thriller! (What more could you want?) A story of intrigue in Ancient Egypt with a lot of period detail (suitable for the Key Stage 2 history syllabus) snuck in!
SynopsisSomeone is plotting against the Pharaoh! On a visit to the construction site of his much-delayed pyramid, his life is threatened by a falling stone. Luckily, Baki, one of the slave builders, saves the Pharaoh and is rewarded with his freedom. Then Baki learns that the Pharaoh has had four food-tasters poisoned in the last three weeks. Can he save the Pharaoh's life again?
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Pompeii Up! by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Further parts could be added at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing with your choice of music.
MusicTwo musical suggestions are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short one act play, suitable for a school assembly.
SynopsisIn this piece we have information and entertainment, with facts and figures from the eruption of Vesuvius - which buried Herculaneum and Pompeii.
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Princess Bigfoot by Bob Heather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act family play, based on real characters circa 750 AD (though incorporating folk tales).
SynopsisIn 8th Century France an identity theft scheme to usurp the Princess Bertha from her position as the wife of King Pepin is thwarted by that famous pair of investigators: Messrs Hercule and Poirot - as well as by the Princess’s shoe size.
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The Roman Invasion of Britain by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. The characters are very flexible, with multiple 'chorus' roles which can be expanded or doubled.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play in irregular verse, fitting with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 History topic - The Romans.
SynopsisA dramatised (and abbreviated) history of Romans in Britain (from Caesar to Honorious)
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The Romans by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLyrics to seven songs are embedded in the script. accompaniments (and demos of the songs) are available on the optional extra CD. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSchool play with songs, sketches and chorus work, providing lots of opportunities for all abilities. The show is both accessible and educational and will deliver a memorable experience for audience and participants alike.
SynopsisA humorous journey through the events and personalities of the Roman Empire. All Roman life is here, from emperors to slaves.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Romeo and Juliet by Geoff Bamber
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShakespeare's Romeo and Juliet as a modern language play (with modern irony and humour) for kids. One act and a single set, with simple props.
SynopsisTwo households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene... Well, dignity if dignity includes Lady Montague and Lady Capulet scrapping in the streets. Basically a story of family fights family, boy meets girl and most of the principals meet an untimely death. (But there are a few laughs on the way.)
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Romeo and Juliet - Sped Up! by Hannah Thomas
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Most of the speaking is done by the two narrators. There are six other speaking parts (some of whom have as much as a word) and other named roles played by people stepping out of the chorus (usually to be brushed-off or stabbed).
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute reduction of Romeo and Juliet. No set requirements, just a few props, love and death.
SynopsisShakespeare's tale of young love and tragedy given short shrift in this heavily condensed version.
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