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Badly Drawn by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. There are two on-stage speaking characters, two offstage voices and four masked cartoon characters - products of the cartoonists imagination!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, intreguing, one-act play, dealing with events of a psychological nature. Single, minimal set.
SynopsisSpectre has taken Saskia. Where and why, she can't be sure. As he recounts his tale of shattered dreams, stolen ideas and cursed cartoons, Saskia begins to realise the lines that he draws run parallel to her own and soon both are on a collision course to meltdown.
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Bunkers by Peter Lancaster Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Whilst there isn't a formal chorus, there is a party going on in one corner of the set, into which extras could be added.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play. Single set (indicative of a newspaper office). Written as a verbal comedy, but since one of the characters is accident-prone there is plenty of opportunity for development of a physical side.
Synopsis Delphine has arranged a job at the newspaper where she works for her accident-prone flat-mate, Sally. Now the job of Foreign Correspondent is up for grabs and Sally has applied! Here comes Armageddon!
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Changing Rooms by Jackie Carreira
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy with a single, simple (department store changing rooms) setting.
SynopsisBride-to-be Sophia and her prospective mother-in-law Rosa are having difficulty choosing a mutually acceptable wedding gown. Meanwhile, Jo is trying to find a pair of Jeans to fit, Gemma is struggling with a top and her boyfriend Sam is wondering why he's spending so long waiting outside the cubicles. Fortunately, there's Maggie, the ever-smiling shop assistant, always on hand to offer some very pointed advice.
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A Christmas Carol In 60 Minutes Or Less! by Martin Prest
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Various doubling alternatives suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in various settings.
SynopsisStaying as true to the original Dickens story as time allows, it unfolds neatly through narration and action.
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The Class by Michael Pearcy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy play with lots of action.
SynopsisThis play finds us at the church hall joining Melanie's self defence for ladies class. New member Wendy is a little apprehensive at first, but soon joins in with the other ladies as relationships develop and tensions appear, with Brian at the centre of the conflicts. His intriguing male presence at a class for ladies is gradually revealed as the class proceeds. Then, in an amusing and surprising final twist we find that Brian has other interests.
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Cracker's Christmas by Jilly McNeil
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act farce with a single (dining room) setting.
SynopsisA typical family Christmas dinner as tensions rise on the arrival of Aunt Delphine who must be kept apart from her sister Aunt Daphne as the two have been estranged since Daphne ‘stole’ Delphine’s boyfriend forty years ago. The family descend into ever decreasing circles until the truth is revealed.
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Dying Swan by Geoff Rose-Michael
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. 9 Characters are offstage voices, 1 character is non-speaking f dancer, 1 offstage voice is a 5-year-old and could be recorded.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA tense one act thriller, with various simple settings.
SynopsisFour years after her daughter had been taken into care, Alex returns and discovers the child's whereabouts. She befriends Molly's adopted mother, Cassie, and as Alex infiltrates her life, their friendship grows, but so does the distrust, building in an atmospheric presentation to a dramatic ending.
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Emporium 3 by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play. Single (store) set. Part of a series set in the same bizarre venue. (A couple of remarks refer back to previous events, but can easily be changed to allow this to run as a stand-alone play.)
SynopsisCandles and romance are waxing strong in Mme Dressoir's strange little shop, but customer dissatisfaction looms large, hindering growth and leading to broken promises and broken hearts.
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A Human Write by Amy Sutton
Production by Glow Theatre Group gained the adjudicator's award for the director and overall came runner-up in the Southern Counties Drama Festival, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. The writer is written male, though need not be. His thoughts - the chorus - are genderless.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fascinating one act drama that uses mime and rhyme to take us into the mind of a struggling writer. Contains one mild swearword.
SynopsisThe writer is grappling not only with his writing but also with his personal life as he desperately attempts to strike up a relationship with Janis, a beautiful girl he sees on a bus.
Well paced and gathering speed, the play uses the chorus to reveal the writer's thoughts - sometimes cogent, sometimes chaotic - come to life as the surreal become real.
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Impisi by Clive Essame
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. 10 speaking roles. Characters are all animals, birds, or insects. In the original professional production all characters were played by 2 actors.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!] The scripted elements are short, the rest - very flexible - is music, sound and movement.
MusicThe added music should have an African feel and be instrumental. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music, rhythm and movement. It could be performed in any suitable space, with a very flexible size of cast. This Video shows extracts from the original two-man show.
SynopsisThe Lion is top of the food chain, and about to take his place at the head of the pride, when he damages his leg in a snare. Now all the animals scorn him and he feels useless. But Hyena, despicable Hyena, shows him he isn't finished yet. Within this short story there is a wealth of information and points to consider about attitudes, prejudices, assumptions and personalities.
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