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The Fall and Rise of Gordon Grimshaw by Sandy Truman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA consistently funny farce with a variety of storylines that all come together satisfyingly.
SynopsisGordon fears that downsizing to Finchurch-on-Sea is the end of his life, with no job, no bowls club, and wife Marion putting him on a strict diet. But he hasn't reckoned on their bizarre new neighbours, kamikaze seagulls, brushes with the law, half-marathons, and getting reeled into amateur dramatics!
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Family Matters by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Cast includes 5 children (of secondary school age) and two offstage adult voices.
Run TimeAround 61 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun script for a lively show that accommodates a number of younger actors. Structurally in two acts, but run-time on the boundary between full-length and one-act. Single domestic set.
SynopsisSusan tries to steer her five children through a regular school day, while also dealing with her mother, her father, and her sister, as well as the helpful advice of her husband, who's out of the country for work.
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Family Spirit by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two acts (in length, somewhere on the boundary between a one-act play and a full-length - that is to say, another shorter piece could be fitted in the same program if desired). Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisWhen Arthur dies, he's a little surprised to find that he's still in his old house. His guide angel, Simon, explains that he's being assessed to determine which way he goes next, but there are a few complications between Arthur's funeral and his final destination.
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Family Ties by Mark Seaman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. All characters are adults, with a range of ages.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama in three acts. Single domestic set. Contains swearing, intolerance and other forms of familial behaviour.
SynopsisIt's Ted's sixtieth birthday and Doris has planned a family get together. Son Ian and his wife Sally only live down the road, but Paul has been living away in London, and doesn't get on with his Dad. It was always going to be tough, but Paul lets slip a devastating secret.
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The Fat Of The Land by Richard James
20% of the authors royalties from this play will be donated to The Alzheimer's Society.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 93 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length farcical comedy, based upon an idea by Gerry Anderson.
SynopsisSecond son Peter has inherited the crumbling stately pile but none of the money, which has gone to his brother. Peter, faced with the prospect of selling the delapidated home, is determined to restore the house to its former glory. The buyer turns out to be his elder brother Andrew who has designs on turning the ancestral home into his new corporate HQ. Peter makes a last ditch attempt to make the Manor profitable and so Merridale Spa is born, playground of the rich and gullible.
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A Fete Worse Than Death by Richard James
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length comic murder mystery. (The comedy comes from situation and character. The murder mystery is handled seriously.) Single simple set - a marquee at a village fete! Contains a small amount of mild swearing. (And a murder.)
SynopsisActor Ray Martin is opening the village fete, playing on his fame as TV's Inspector Brady. Little does he know that ambition, infidelity and marrow envy will lead to murder, and he'll be left to solve the murder - without a script!
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The Fiery Bride by E. C. Chapman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTraditional carols, to be sung or played from a recording between scenes. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA ghost story for Christmas, interspersed with traditional carols. (Structurally in two acts, but with a duration on the boundary between one-act and full-length.)
SynopsisThis dramatisation of a classic Dorset ghost story evokes life in rural Dorset and the clash between aristocrats and servants at the turn of the 18th Century.
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The Finish Line by Paul A J Rudelhoff & Jane Hilliard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fast moving farce with a single (kitchen) set.
SynopsisIn each Olympic year bumbling Sir Humphrey hosts an international gathering of like minded enthusiasts. He fails to recognise that the 2012 party comprises fake nuns, art forgers and grasping relatives, despite which he manages to get over the finishing line.
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First Drop of Rain by James Brosnahan
Screenplay version placed in the Semifinals (top 1%) of the Austin Film Festival.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Cast of 4 women, 2 12-year-old girls (one with doubling) and 4 men.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length historical drama. An entertaining exploration of the characters and the times.
(First published 2021, revised edition published 2024.)
SynopsisWhen an aspiring author sets out to write her first novel, the gendered prejudices of 18th Century London come for her, leaving her to decide between marrying her suitor in surrender or being as brave as the female protagonist she has written. Based on the true story of Frances Burney.
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Fishing for Clues by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. As written, there are six men and five women, but two of the men are identical twins, and since very few acting companies are blessed with such a pairing, the characters are assumed to be played by one chap.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length, wryly comic whodunnit. Single country house set. Contains mild swearing and hanky-panky.
SynopsisWhen Lady Rosemary Huntley brings a new gentleman friend home on the evening of a talk given by prominent Member of Parliament, Ewart Stewart, little does she imagine that the gentleman friend is not long for this world and that the Foreign Office and some offshoot of the KGB will soon be in attendance, along with the ever-enthusiastic PC Pendlebury and the less than enthusiastic Inspector Trench, unimpressed by having his fishing holiday interrupted. Trench is determined to get back to the river bank as soon as possible despite finding himself having to sort through a diverse cast of characters all of whom had motives for committing the deadly deed.
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