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Alekhine's Greatest Defeat by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. Chorus. The characters include Ramanujan Varadachary, an old Indian story-teller - a sutradhari, as he is called in Indian drama tradition and his younger self in the 1920s. The (non-speaking) chorus comprises student chess players in 1920s Paris.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Split-stage set, simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame One in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. Varadachary, the story teller, relates how he witnessed Russian Grand Master Alexander Alekhine fall in love whilst losing a chess match in Paris to a beautiful student.
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Call To Duty by Nettie Baskcomb Brown
The original production won the Five Counties and Mercia division trophies and was a semi-finalist in 2014 All England Theatre Festival, winning adjudicator's award for excellence.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAward winning One Act play for youth theatre with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisSam is bored by his school history and drama lessons about the First World War, but through his brother's console games, he learns more than he expected.
The play vividly brings to life the bravery of ordinary soldiers who fought in World War One by merging modern virtual war games with the shocking reality of the WW1 trenches and using comedy and tragedy to take actors and audiences on an emotional, thought provoking journey.
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Camping by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute comedy play. Single, simple set (a camp site office).
SynopsisA truculent campsite owner in France is giving some English clients the run-around and making a tidy sum. We discover he's not all he seems, except in the matter of his skulduggery.
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A Christmas Box by Sharon Jenman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 10 songs and 2 instrumentals is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act musical play for (young) children.
SynopsisA school child gets his wish to see the Romanian child open the present he is sending. A Christmas play for infant schools.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Cowards by Stephen Gillard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. Four principal male roles plus one female cameo. All other roles can be doubled.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length drama set at the front during World War One (a cell block and General Haig’s office). Contains appropriately placed adult language.
SynopsisSixteen-year-old Private Harry Blaydon stands accused of cowardice and faces execution by firing squad. He is mentored by old sweat Sarge who acts as a father figure for him. Harry's predicament is compared with the situation General Douglas Haig finds himself in as their destinies play out.
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A Forty-Minute All's Well That Ends Well by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'All's Well That Ends Well', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisFollowing the death of the Count of Rousillon, his teenage son, Bertrand inherts his estate and departs for the French court with dreams of military glory. He leaves behind Helena, daughter of his father's physician, and desparately in love with Bertrand. Helena follows Betrand to Paris where she uses her father's medicines to cure the sick king. The king grants her a reward, and she claims marriage to Bertrand. He wants none of it, and heads off to war. How can Helena win him back?
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A Forty-Minute King John by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 19. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Characters include Arthur, aged 8 and Blanche, aged 14.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'King John', with the original text cut down to 40 minutes or so.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisWar amongst the descendants of King Henry II with Henry's wife, the powerful Eleanor of Aquitaine, supporting her son, King John, whilst the King of France, mendaciously, backs Arthur, the young son of John's elder brother. John's treatment of the captured Arthur causes his barons to rebel and join forces with a French invasion.
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The Four Musketeers by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for 12 songs, with some original lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAll of the essential ingredients of panto are here with a knockabout Dame as D'Artagnan's mother, plenty of slapstick and corny jokes and the all important opportunities for audience participation.
SynopsisA fusion of pantomime and classic literature that manages to do credit to both genres. With apposite music and chorus involvement the musketeers ensure that the nasty Richeliuer and his accomplice Rougeforthe are thwarted in their evil intentions for the French Royal family.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Guernica Goodbye by William Campbell
A production by Progress Theatre won three awards at the Henley-on-Thames Drama Festival, including best production.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, with an imaginative living room set.
SynopsisA powerful drama - in which Spanish refugees from the Guernica bombings, having settled in Chartres, find themselves once again embroiled in further conflict against Fascists. War torn France has been liberated, and recriminations and revenge are already setting in.
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Henry V Revisited by David Baldwin
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 39. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length revised version of the Shakespearean play.
SynopsisShakespeare's famous play about the battle of Agincourt is updated, and Chorus reveals and explains the historical facts. The essentials of the original play are covered and the 'St. Crispin's Day' speech is retained unaltered.
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