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Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet by Bart Lovins
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 35. No chorus. Designed to be played by a cast of 10 (doubling notes provided in the producer's script).
Run TimeAround 131 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length adaptation of Conan Doyle's detective novel, with continuous action through various settings, performed with ten actors and four chairs (props are mimed).
SynopsisThe game is afoot and mystery and murder abound! The year is 1881. The city is London. A man lies dead in an empty house, not a mark upon him and no clues - save for the word RACHE scrawled in blood on the wall above. Elsewhere, two young men - a former army doctor and a brilliant eccentric - meet for the first time.
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Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four by Bart Lovins
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. Twenty-eight roles plus offstage voices, but designed to be played by a cast of 10 (one of whom plays several roles incluing a 12-year-old girl.)
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length adaptation of Conan Doyle's detective novel. Continuous action with the multitude of settings indicated by lighting, action and a few chairs. Minimal props. Actors produce the sound effects.
SynopsisTwo British officers of the Andaman Islands Penal Colony encounter the group of three Sikh natives and a British prisoner forming 'The Four' who have access to stolen treasure. Years later Holmes and Watson are set the seemingly impossible task of unravelling the final destination of the treasure.
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Shivers by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTrilogy of one-act plays with a supernatural theme. Two interior sets plus the interior of an elevator cabin. A mixture of comedy and ghostly melodrama.
SynopsisThe three scripts - Falling Apart, All Hallows Eve and Knock Knock, Who's There? - are all available separately.
Whilst there is no set order to the plays, Falling Apart - with a couple trapped in a lift - might be performed front-of-curtain between the other two plays, which each require an interior setting with a practical window.
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The Siege of Manchester by Ben Alexander
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. 38 speaking roles plus an offstage voice, 2 non-speaking soldiers and various opportunities for crowds. Can be performed with a minimum of 12 actors, though 18 or more would be optimum.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA historical thriller with various settings.
SynopsisKing Charles I, at loggerheads with his Parliament, is faced with rebellion. Lord Strange, Lord Lieutenant for Lancashire and a Royalist, attempts to take military command in Lancashire. Manchester, Protestant by persuasion and for Parliament, resists under the leadership of some of the deputy-lieutenants. The play recounts their resistance, culminating in Derby's siege of the town in September 1642.
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The Snow Queen [Version 4] by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleIn two acts, this is a new look at the Hans Christian Andersen tale.
SynopsisWhen the Snow Queen breaks her magic mirror, shards fly out into the world. She'll only see herself as ugly in every mirror, unless she retrieves every last shard from the hearts and eyes of men... Kay has the last two shards and the Snow Queen takes him prisoner, so Gerda must rescue her love from the queen.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs [Play] by Dave Jeanes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. The chorus is optional. The dwarves are all written male but have not been included in the count of definitely male characters.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length play (with the option of music if a production wishes to add it!) This is not a British Pantomime version of the story, but fits much the same purpose - entertainment for a family audience.
SynopsisThe fairytale of the princess driven out by her wicked stepmother, finding refuge with a company of miners.
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Soldjer by Pete Benson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Mixed-age cast, with the central character played at various ages. The chorus is flexible, but the author recommends five principals plus a minimum of 15 in the chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDrama. Structurally in two acts, but in length on the boundary between one-act and full-length. No set as such, but requires some specific staging.
SynopsisMike struggles against his contradictory upbringing - a father who encouraged him to question and learn about everything but faith - and finds his whole life affected.
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Sparring Partners by George Holmes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One offstage voice - could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusic suggestions for 10 pieces, for scene changes, are provided with the Producer's copy. No singing is required. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length comedy play with music suggested, to add jollity for the scene changes.
SynopsisIt's a busy weekend at Jolly's Spa, and the owner and manager, William Jolly, is struggling to keep things running. The plumbing is backing-up and the guests are coming to blows. Worse still, his mother is 'helping' him!
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Suite 145 by Paul Bovino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. There is no overlap between the characters in the four plays - which does not exclude the possibility that they are played by the same actors.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of 4 one-act plays, each with a single (New York apartment) setting. The plays function independently, so could be performed separately or together. Contains swearing (but only as an incidental attribute of character, situation and comedy).
SynopsisFour plays, linked by the setting - Suite 145 - a New York apartment address (although it is not necessarily the same building!) The plays take place in different eras, with different occupants and certainly different tastes in decor!
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Sunshine on my Shoulder by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne well-known song is suggested to be played at the ending. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full-length drama about a holiday to Tenerife - though able to be performed with minimal sets.
SynopsisThe final sale of the family business has just been confirmed, and Thomas is off on a golfing holiday with his wife Pru and their friends Guy and Sally. But things aren’t quite as they seem for Guy and Pru.
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