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A Christmas Carol - The Real Story by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Two characters required for performance as a simple duologue, a further 7 (nominally 5F, 2M) required if the action is staged.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEssentially a duologue which could either be done without additional actors, (as an after-dinner piece) or be staged as a narrated mime. Minimal staging requirements. Makes no attempt to be 'politically correct'!
SynopsisTwo narrators tell the story of a modern day Scrooge who's having the wool pulled over his eyes by dishonest Bob Cratchit and his gang of cronies.
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The Christmas Play by Peter Lancaster Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. The chorus is an optional mixture of choir and extras! Could be played by children or a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuitable Christmas carols are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFifteen minute play. Simple hospital set, used to frame the nativity play within the play.
SynopsisMissing the school Nativity play, thanks to a broken toe, Sarah is sulking, but the nurse has an idea. Soon a cast is assembling for the hospital ward Nativity and Sarah gets to sing along after all.
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Citizen by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three characters but any mix of gender.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute comedy play, single (minimal office) set.
SynopsisA long term resident is renewing his residence permit, but this new official really is... officious.
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Close Family by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful short drama giving us a sensitive take on the socially unacceptable subject of incest. Stage split between two domestic locations.
SynopsisJanet, a young university student, is looking forward to her return to university after the summer break. She has exciting plans to move out of the halls of residence in Vancouver to live with her divorced father, Peter who has set up home there with his new partner, Janet’s pregnant Aunt Anne. Back home in Ottawa, Peter's divorced wife Carole is horrified to discover Janet's plans and does her utmost to dissuade her daughter from joining the incestuous home. Janet is insistent that her move to her father's house is in her best interests until she arrives and to her dismay the horror of her mistake is revealed.
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The Coat by Jos Biggs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy. (Either a long sketch or a very short play!)
SynopsisA customer is after some help selecting a coat. The store's Personal Shopping Adviser has other ideas...
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Coffee Morning Chaos by Jessica Sandys-Clarke
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play. Minimal set and props.
SynopsisSome lady volunteers are preparing for the hoards who are about to descend - any moment now! - on a coffee morning. Fun with flapjacks, more scorn than scones and just as much gossip as you'd expect - but when is everyone going to arrive?
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Coming Home by Roger Woodcock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The main characters are an aged father and his son. The Tea Lady is a very brief cameo.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, set in a private room in a nursing home. (Which could be indicated with the minimum of detail.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisBarry's Dad is in hospital, his mind slipping back and forth through time. Barry needs him to sign some forms, but he can't help but be interested in spectres from the past that he's not heard of before. Until one secret catches him by surprise and changes everything.
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Corner Property by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. All three characters are written male. The character with the pack would be the easiest to change.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play. Single set (with no requirements - could easily be played front-of-curtain. Contains swearing.
SynopsisJoe and Peter, two former soldiers, beg for change on a street corner and watch the world pass them by - whilst underneath, there's a power struggle going on.
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The Corruption of Patience Undercroft by Stuart Ardern
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage characters and an off-stage voice (that could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern pastiche of a Victorian melodrama (the same ingredients, but playing-up the comedy, rather than the Victorian sentimentality). Designed for a black-box set. Could easily be played as part of a Music Hall evening.
SynopsisDuring a village celebration for Queen Victoria's jubilee, sweet, innocent Patience Undercroft has ventured out to a barn, summoned by a note from an admirer. She is hoping that it comes from her childhood sweetheart, Victor Knightly. Little does she know that it is the wicked Squire Grimly Blackheart who lies in wait...
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Count Ferdinand Von Finkelstein's Fabulous Freak Show by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Cast of three adults and two children (or two small adults). The children should look identical, give or take the effects of having been fired from a cannon.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy sketch. (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.)
SynopsisCount Ferdinand Von Finkelstein introduces his Fabulous Freak Show and circus, including the not-so-strong man, the non-so-bearded lady and Mickey the Meteorite (who has the temerity to want payment for the privilege of being fired from a cannon).
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