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22 Hardcastle Court by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Characters are four adults, with a range of ages, and two seventeen-year-olds (who like each other).
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Two sets (with the neat conceit that in moving out of her mother's house, Emily takes her sofa with her!), one of which requires a practical door. Contains some bad language (and lots of good language) and mild adult themes.
SynopsisWhen Emily finally manages to move out of her Mother's house, she thinks her worries are over, but thanks to the flat's former owner, she has to contend with mysterious calls from Mr X as well as her mother's interruptions and an amorous pair of students wanting help with their play...
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Air Raid by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggested songs from the period to be sung by characters. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act historical drama set in a WW2 air raid shelter.
SynopsisDespair, exhaustion and fear stand shoulder to shoulder with the love, compassion and humour characteristic of the residents of London’s East End as they gather in an air raid shelter.
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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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Bags And Browning by Liz Carroll
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single setting.
SynopsisMary is a homeless woman known as the Bard of the South Bank for her recitations of 'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came' by Browning. But someone has heard she might have a valuable manuscript, and is willing to kill for it
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Barbecue by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on a single (living room) set.
SynopsisNewly arrived Lydia and Edward decide to hold a barbecue to meet the neighbours, but from umbrella wielding eco-warrior Kate to pushy property developer Trevor, they soon realise they are ringmasters at a circus of warring factions. Can be performed alongside its sister play 'Eight Seconds'.
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Blind Date, Inc. by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of linked comedy sketches. Simple set - two tables, four chairs.
SynopsisA series of couples meet for the first time, introduced by Blind Date Inc.
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Blind Date, Inc. 111 by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. Eight scenes, eight couples - but since the stories run consecutively, the minimum is two pairs, with lots of doubling.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of linked comedy sketches. Simple set - two tables, four chairs.
SynopsisThis follows exactly the same structure as the two predecessors Blind Date Inc, and Blind Date, Inc. 2 but with a different set of couples working out different relationships, covering a range of odd issues, with even Sherlock Holmes taking up the dating game!
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Bloody Actors! by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single set.
SynopsisA group of retired actors living in a nursing home try to get along but events from their past careers make it difficult. The answer seems to lie in preparing and performing a play for the other residents.
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Breakdown Point by Troy Banyan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One character doubles as another.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (road junction) setting. Originally published October 2014, revised June 2018. Estimated at 50 minutes in length, though previous productions have come out at 45 minutes.
SynopsisA group of travellers all break down at the same spot on the same day. A strange woman, Ruth, is waiting for them - as if she knew they would be coming. She is able to repair not only their vehicles, but the rifts that have developed between them over many years.
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Charlie to the Checkout Please by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. All roles are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy set in a supermarket with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisIt’s Riley’s first day on the checkout, and things are not going well: product returns, complaints, queue-jumping and an armed robbery! Charlie said he’d be on hand, but he’s not answering the PA. So Riley steps up.
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