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Questions by Susan Vesey
Winner of the Gloucestershire Theatre Association Playwriting Competition 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Newsreader could be a recorded voice.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play, with a minimal set.
SynopsisEdward is getting annoyed with the nurse who is giving him his home visit check-up. She's asking all sorts of silly questions when he knows that he's perfectly fine. But not everything is as Edward remembers it.
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Reading by Firelight by Margaret Histed
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Range of (playing) ages from 'the twins' aged eight to their seventy-year-old grandfather. (The twins need not be identical, nor of the same gender.)
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching short play (three 'acts', but a total time of only 15 minutes). Single domestic set - mainly indicated by a few essential props. Contains one mild swear-word (which can be dropped at the direcor's discretion).
SynopsisEddie's family surprise him with a party on his seventieth birthday, but there's a row and his granddaughter leaves suddenly. She returns later to open her heart to the old man and gain some understanding.
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Reading for Pleasure by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort light comedy play with a single domestic setting.
SynopsisIt's Book club night and host Tina is nervous because she couldn't get through 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'. Fortunately her husband knows it well and writes her notes on some napkins. But she's not the only one who struggled.
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Reality? by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two adults and one teenager.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleStartling fifteen minute play. Single set (just a couch), minimal props.
SynopsisWhat's going on? They appear to be a family, but they don't agree about who's who - or, indeed anything else!
Parallel universes are colliding in one house, causing confusion about identity, location and time.
(Okay, strictly, if they are parallel it should not be possible for them to collide, but the grammatical part of 'Multiverse' theory is not yet as advanced as the mathematics, so you'll just have to put up with an imprecise description!)
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Reporting From... by Liliya Sazanavets
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. A lot of doubling is possible, but the author does not recommend it, because each character represents a specific group in society and the characters have to deliver a clear message to the audience.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!] This is based on the author's experience. Since there is no dialogue it is very difficult to judge!
MusicNone.
StyleMimodrama - a drama with no spoken words where plot and emotions are conveyed through actions. Performed well, this could be a very powerful piece. Props and furniture (including a swing) but no fixed set.
SynopsisAn anonymous journalist reports on various horrific situations in areas of conflict in various parts of the modern violent world. Her message is all the more poignant as it is delivered without words.
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Rhyming Ali Baba by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne set of song lyrics included, to the tune of 'Wild Rover'. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA simple version of 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves' told in rhyme, minimal set requirements.
SynopsisLike all pantomime heroes, Ali Baba is broke. On his way to look for work, he witnesses a band of thieves hiding treasure in a secret cave. He overhears their password and helps himself to their treasure. Unfortunately, the thieves find out and track him down by hiding in storage jars.
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** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Rhyming Christmas Carol by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children, assumed to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA simple, humorous rendition of Dickens' A Christmas Carol in rhyme, minimal set requirements.
SynopsisOn Christmas eve, miserly Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner and three other ghosts. Being shown the error of his ways, he then sets out to make Christmas happy for others.
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Rhyming Jack and the Beanstalk by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Opportunity for non-speaking chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleJack and the Beanstalk told in rhyme by a narrator and small cast. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThrough a combination of poverty and gormlessness, Jack sells the family cow for a handful of magic beans, from which grows a beanstalk reaching to the clouds. Up climbs Jack, with girlfriend Nancy, and at the top they find a giant, a goose, a golden egg and a lot of trouble!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Rhyming Mother Goose by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMother Goose (the British pantomime version, more-or-less) told in rhyme by a narrator and small cast. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisAs a favour from a fairy, Mother Goose acquires a bird that lays golden eggs. Unfortunately, it's a second hand goose, and its previous owner wants it back...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Rhyming Red Riding Hood by Stuart Ardern
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. (Could involve more people by using multiple narrators or having the actors mime the actions and someone else speak their words.)
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleNot so much a pantomime as a humorous horror story for children! Told in rhyming couplets, including a brief nod to Monty Python.
SynopsisRed Riding Hood is getting in her mothers way, and is sent off to visit her grandma. Unfortunately, a wolf gets to grandma's house first - unfortunately for the wolf, as he more than meets his match.
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