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Henry and the Rocket by Eseld Swift
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. Chorus. The characters are male (apart from the storyteller and the cat, whose gender is unspecified), but that does not matter for casting purposes. Optional chorus of shipwrecked sailors.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with lead sheets (vocal line music) for the two songs which are intended to be sung unaccompanied.
StyleA one act historical drama for schools, with various (easily suggested) settings.
SynopsisBased on the life and work of Henry Trengrouse and his invention of a Rocket Life-Saving Apparatus the consequences of lives lost at sea are brought vividly to life.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Henry VIII and his Six Wives - Mini Plays by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of five mini-plays (with run times from 2 to 7 minutes) for a school class studying The Tudors (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 7 'Why did Henry Marry Six Times'). No set requirements, no props. Producer's Copy includes a quiz.
SynopsisA set of five plays, each for six characters, reviewing the life and times of the Tudor monarch from sporty to portly. The cast speak directly to the audience as well as interacting with each other. (Designed to be used in a variety of ways including as 'group readers'.) Play 1 deals with Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, Play 2 covers Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour, Play 3 brings in Anne of Cleves and Catherine Howard, Play 4 introduces Henry's last wife, Catherine Parr, and Play 5 is a brief review from the point of view of the six wives.
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Henry VIII Assembly by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggestions for music for six songs/dances are included in the Producer's Copy of the scripts. (Note that the run time for the script does not include the music!) Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne act play for a school class studying The Tudors (English National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Unit 7 'Why did Henry Marry Six Times'). No set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisA snappy short play that runs through all six wives even faster than the portly monarch managed it.
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Henry VIII Meets His Match by Roger Hurn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 14 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn assembly piece for schools with simple settings, based on an old folk tale.
SynopsisHenry VIII decides to make an example of an Abbot living the high life so sets him the task of solving three riddles within a year and a day. The Abbot hasn't a clue, so sends a clever shepherd, who is his double, to answer for him.
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A History Of The Olympic Games - A Class Play by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 30. Minimum total without doubling = 37. No chorus. Characters include a Greek god and a horse!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for a full school class.
SynopsisThe history of the Olympic Games, beginning at the ancient games with a personal appearance by Zeus, followed by a whirlwind tour of the modern games, complete with a selection of famous medal winners.
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A History of the Olympics - Readers' Theatre by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 36. No chorus. Six plays with six characters in each.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA set of six mini-plays (with run times around 10 minutes) designed for 'readers theatre' (i.e. use for small group reading), though they could also be performed as plays. No set requirements. Producer's Copy includes a quiz for each play.
SynopsisOlympic history, comparing the ancient games to the modern olympics and studying the development of the modern Olympic games through references to events, sportsmen and controversies.
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In the Lap of the Gods by Philip Bird (music Isabelle Michalakis)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. The characters are a class of schoolchildren, divided into four groups. Each group acts out Greek myths. Whilst some of the characters in the myths have a specific gender, this need not be the gender of the actor.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with scores for three original songs. Further dances can be added at the discretion of the production.
StyleOne-act musical play for a full class of children, providing roles for all and an introduction to several Greek myths.
SynopsisA group of children are shipwrecked on an island, and all they can find is a strange chest with a very odd collection of contents. The items inside help the children tell some old stories and keep up their spirits through the night until they are rescued the next day.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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John Lennon Assembly by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 58. No chorus. Lots of cast flexibility!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script includes suggestions for musical interludes. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort assembly piece for a full cast of children. No specific set requirements (give or take the representation of a bed!).
SynopsisA short review of the life of John Lennon, looking at where he fitted in to the twentieth century. Written to support the English National Curriculum Key Stage Two, History Unit 20 - What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?
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Journey of a Plastic Bag by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children, assumed to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script includes suggestions for an overture and 8 songs/dances. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleMinimalist presentation, in which the workings of the theatre - scene changes, particularly - are exposed to the audience. Simple story interspersed with songs/dances.
SynopsisWe follow the lifecycle of a plastic bag, from manufacture, through multiple uses to final disposal and recycling. A vehicle for environmental awareness.
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Just Like Us by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. The characters are children plus two teachers (who could be offstage voices) and a voice on the radio
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleLarge cast play about children in World War 2 (covering areas of the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topic on WW2). Simple sets, simple props. Includes robust language which some may find inappropriate.
SynopsisConflict between a group of London evacuees and the children whose school they join.
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