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An Awesome Award by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Minimal set - could be done front of curtain.
SynopsisAn awards ceremony acceptance speech. Awesome.
I would like to thank Nicholas Richards for writing this sketch, Lazy Bee Scripts for publishing it, the inventers of computers and the internet for making it possible for these words to be present at all ponts around the world at the same time, all those little electrons skittering too and fro, but most of all, I'd like to thank you - yes, you - for reading it...
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Beetlemania by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are both written male, but Douglas could undergo gender reassignment with little pain!
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. No set or props required beyond a single handkerchief.
SynopsisDouglas is delighted to hear that his old friend Michael has someone new in his life, but when they meet she's not what he expected... and it doesn't look like the relationship was meant to last.
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The Breakfast Police by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Two parents, an 11-year-old (written male) and two members of the police force.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. In theory, a domestic set - in practice, a table and chairs.
SynopsisIgnoring the wishes of his parents, Toby has chosen not to eat breakfast today - an illegal action which must be dealt with by the Breakfast Police.
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A Brief Guide To Greek Tragedy by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. 2 narrators and 3 'actors' who each switch between multiple characters. Chorus can be any number of people, even just 1.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short educational sketch.
SynopsisLearn about ancient Greek tragedy in ten minutes, using the story of Cassandra (the prophetess whom no one believed) as demonstration.
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Captain Crimson by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. This is another script in which wooden acting might be an advantage.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleParody sketch. (If you don't understand what is being parodied, then it clearly isn't for you!)
SynopsisIt's another tough day at crime-fighting organisation PRISM's HQ. Someone has been paralysing the agents of Prism one limb at a time! Could it be the Mysteroffs? And why is Captain Crimson holding those shears?
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Carnival by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 17 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama, in which the characters are really unsure of their future...
SynopsisIt's the day before a huge, unstoppable cataclysm. Some are singing, some are crying, some are partying. Moby and Jill are spending the evening with their friends Corinna and Daval. If the world doesn't end tomorrow, it will never be the same - so why not sing and be with your friends?
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Doctor Sleep by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy skit. The setting is a doctor's surgery - with the minimum of decor needed to convey that information, so could even be done front-of-curtain. No specific props required.
SynopsisMrs James needs some help with her insomnia, and Doctor Barlow needs her to go home so he can begin his evening. Nurse Popplewell is doing her best to help them both.
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Extra Time by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters could be female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play, with a simple set.
SynopsisA student is into the last couple of minutes of his exam time when the new invigilator takes over. Despite exam conditions, the student seems determined to talk, and even test the invigilator on his mathematical skills.
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A Frog Too Far by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children. Could be played by the same, or by a company of either.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play set in a classroom - represented by the teacher's chair and her story book.
SynopsisMiss Primrose tries to tell her class their daily story - a tale of princess meets frog - with the aid of a small troupe of mimes. The children, shall we say, have bright enquiring minds...
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Global Wetting by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. A mother and her three sons. The location of the piece is part of the joke, and the names of the protagonists make it obvious, however they can easily be withheld from the audience.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch based on a familiar story, though, in this case, not told with any particular moral. No set required.
SynopsisTempers are running high between the three lads. So much so that they won't stop arguing to hear the good news their mother has for them.
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