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Checkout by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Whilst there isn't a formal chorus, there is scope to add extra shoppers in the supermarket.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single set (mainly indicated by the sounds of a supermarket!) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThe latest technology to hit supermarkets and department stores is the self-serve checkout. Marketed as a 'time-saving bonus for customers without time to spare', the public en masse appear to embrace the message. But will this perceived timesaving be worth the hidden cost?
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Droolin' Banjos by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Youthful characters may be played by an older cast.
Run TimeAround 53 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFour pieces of music are suggested in the Producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAn offbeat, single set, one act black comedy, which has language advisory notes.
SynopsisStevie is definitely going back to jail, but he has to speak to his children first. It's very important that they go back to school and avoid making his mistakes. They're not enthusiastic about this plan, but he has another detail to explain - for every day of school they miss, he serves one more in prison.
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An Eye for an Eye by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set (prison cell with practical door). Contains swearing.
SynopsisJames Nash is awaiting trial for the murder of his father. The horrific details of the crime have shocked the nation, and Nash has been offered lots of money for his story. But he chooses to tell it to a couple from his local paper, for a pittance given to charity. What is his story?
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Jilted Lovers Helpline by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy set in a call-centre office (two workstations with phones).
SynopsisAlong with organisations such as Beyond Blue and The Samaritans Helpline, there’s another lesser know organisation providing service to the community. The 'Jilted Lovers Community Help Centre' is a recent addition to the Government's 'Family Care and Planning Network', providing an avenue for 'dumped lovers' to re-build their broken hearts.
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Jump by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Whilst there isn't a formal requirement for a chorus, this is the sort of event at which crowds gather.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBlack comedy play. (One-act length, two act structure.) Needs a bit of imagination from the set designer, since we have a man on a roof and others on the ground, but otherwise simple to stage. Contains swearing (and references to soccer).
SynopsisA fanatical football fan is devastated that his team has failed to qualify for Europe. Distraught, he decides to end his life by jumping from a rooftop.
(This is nominally set in London, but could be moved anywhere by changing the name of the team, and possibly the code of the sport in question.)
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The Last Waltz by Johnny Grim
This play won the author the Best Writer award at the 2009 Perth ITA (Independent Theatre Association) Dramafest.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two protagonists are an Australian and Australian of Indian origin.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama (with elements of black comedy!) Single set with two locations - a taxi and a park bench. Contains swearing.
SynopsisShane Grantham plans revenge on the man who stole his wife. He requests a taxi to take him to the place where the man lives. For driver Krishnan Singh, this is just another routine call, and his passenger just another face in the crowd. A chance meeting between two strangers, two men from very different worlds, who on this one night discover that love is universal.
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Men of Harlech by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style Gently humorous and life-affirming one-act play. Single set (a Welsh living room. Make your own mind up as to how that differs from, say, an English living room). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIt's the chance of a lifetime for Alun Evans - a friend is offering him a ticket to the Rugby World Cup Final to see Wales play. But it's in New Zealand. Then Alun's wife offers to buy his plane ticket for him... but it'll mean missing their 30th Wedding Anniversary.
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No Strings Attached by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for two songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music, set in a puppet tent.
SynopsisFlip and Scratch are fairground puppets, once big stars but now fallen on hard times. Faced with the inevitable decline of their audiences, they discuss their various options.
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Pretty Flamingo by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy with a single (simple Irish Pub) setting.
SynopsisLiam's girlfriend has dumped him - again! His friend Ronan has taken him to the pub to drown his sorrows. There they meet a couple of regulars for the craic - a sympathetic ear, and some irreverent advice deliverd in the belief that they hold the answers to the mysteries of women.
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Profound Moments by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy with a single pub set. Contains swearing (and discussions amongst ladies).
SynopsisA quartet of modern single lady friends gather in a pub for a girlie night out. They relate (in intimate detail) their experiences with the opposite sex, and their search for that profound moment which will see them find Mr Right...
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