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Llandudno, Lust and Lollipops by Stephen Mercer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA suggestion for one piece of closing music is included with the producer's copy of this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act comedy
SynopsisMiddle aged couple Charlie and Annie’s marriage has become stale and humdrum, such that Annie finds herself experiencing fantasies of a more exciting life. After being made redundant following 40 years as a boiled sweet salesman, Charlie comes home to Annie, who has uncovers what she believes to be evidence of her husband's love affair with an unknown woman. Accusations lead to honesty, and as the pair unwind forty years of strained 'politeness' they discover that they both have a wish to visit France, and that Charlie has always hated the traditional UK based holidays that Annie thought he wanted. Particularly in Llandudno.
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A Load of Rubbish - Small Cast Musical by Sue Gordon
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The script is structured so that the five characters can be played by two actors. The characters are inanimate objects, so gender is flexible, though the script assumes, for some reason, that the beer can is male and the perfume box is female!
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for eight original songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act musical for a small cast (designed to be played by an adult touring company to school audiences)
SynopsisLife on an overspill rubbish dump takes a philosophical turn, with items of garbage asking 'why are we here?' - and making a song and dance about it!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Missing by Sue Bevan
Finalist in the Sky Blue Theatre International play-writing competition, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Voices of 7 parents may be off stage or recorded.
Run TimeAround 43 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA gritty one act play for youth theatre.
SynopsisTom's run away from home but finds he's spent his first night on Lizzie's 'turf'. Is she going to help him, or take his stuff? Perhaps Lizzie's idea of helping Tom isn't the same as his...
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The Mixer by Glyn Blakeborough
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The two main characters are of retirement age, but by no means decrepit! Two of the characters are voices on the phone, so could, conceivably, be recorded.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single set (in theory a domestic kitchen, but could easily be done in a 'black box' presentation). Walks a careful line of bittersweet tragic-comedy. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisPeter and Edna have been waiting for three weeks for their bins to be emptied. Peter helps old Mrs Thorburn by putting her rubbish into the correct bins for collection, but it turns out he's been getting it wrong, and Mrs Thorburn is under threat of legal action...
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Mummy's Boy by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA mostly-monologue style, one act dark comedy, with an English back yard setting.
SynopsisGraham's mother has died and his overbearing wife, Beryl is coldly supervising the disposal of her belongings, most of which are precious to Graham. When it comes to Beryl's insistence that the house must go, Graham comes up with a deadly plan - based on his knowledge of an infamous Victorian murder trial.
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The New Bathroom by Susan Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single domestic set, simple props.
SynopsisIt's 9:34, Richard and Sally are waiting at home for the plumber to come and install their new bathroom. Richard is getting more and more impatient as the plumbers are over an hour and four minutes late. Sally tries to calm him down but her good nature becomes too good when the plumbers telephone to put off the work. Godot was probably a plumber.
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A Nice Cup of Tea by Jos Biggs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. A middle aged couple.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play, single kitchen setting (needs at least a working kettle).
SynopsisHarold has just returned from his course, training to be Health and Safety Officer at his firm. Now that he's in the know, he's determined to prevent his poor wife Marian from exposing herself to unnecessary risk while making a cuppa.
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Out Of Print by Gill Medway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two-hander drama with a simple living room set.
SynopsisErica Brightman was once a famous children’s author, and her books, The Adventures of the Lucky Sevens, once graced library shelves across the country. Now that her books are out of print, she is shown the door by suspicious librarians, and takes sanctuary with her imaginary young listeners. But all is not lost. Her last surviving fan, Colin Chadwell, is busy writing her a letter that she will never forget.
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Reading it Back by Gabriel Chanan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (office) setting.
SynopsisAuthor Arnold struggles with the plot of his latest novel and enlists the help of Julia. As work progresses, their relationship starts to mirror the written word.
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Refuge by B.J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act drama set in a hotel cleaning cupboard. (The script implies a functioning door, but the effect might be achieved by lighting, minimising the set requirements.)
SynopsisDuring a terrorist attack on a hotel, guests David and Kate hide together in a cleaning cupboard.
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