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Hollingsborough Children's School Nativity Play by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. It is intended that adults play all the roles (despite there being only one or two roles in which the adults play adults).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleParody of a children's nativity play in which adults take the roles of the children
SynopsisIt's Nativity time again, and the kids are having the usual trouble - they can't keep the lines straight, can't pronounce the long words and want to wave at their parents as soon as they're onstage. This play will feel very familiar to a lot of people!
It should be emphasised that this is a parody and is not intended as a children's nativity play!
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Humbug by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCharles Dickens' A Christmas Carol presented as a short comedic play for kids.
SynopsisWhen Jacob Marley dies he keeps his promise to come back and haunt his mean-spirited business partner, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has a particularly parsimonious attitude to Christmas and this reflects itself his treatment of his long-suffering employees, Bob and Molly Cratchit. In case Jacob's efforts to get Ebenezer to change his ways don't meet with success, he enlists the help of three ghostly friends. Will Christmas still be humbug or will Ebenezer see the light?
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I Don’t Think I’ll Be Here Next Christmas by Dawn Cairns
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character (Laura) appears as an off-stage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single setting.
SynopsisCantankerous pensioner Jean always spends Christmas with her son John and his wife Sheila. The mutual dislike between Sheila and Jean constantly bubbles under the surface and is reflected in the presents they give each other. Everything threatens to boil over after an incident involving sixpences in the Christmas pudding (and a toenail in the Bombay mix). Fortunately for Sheila, their daughter Laura comes to the rescue. The play features the same characters as You Won't Know I'm Here - though works perfectly well as a standalone piece.
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Inspector Snow and the Elf-Inflicted Wounds by Skip Chalker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Christmas story for children with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisInspector Snow and Sergeant Merryman are back on the case, hunting the killer of not one, but two Mall Santas. Before the killer can strike for a superstitiously crucial third time, Snow and Merryman must catch them!
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Inspector Snow and the Sleeping Santa by Skip Chalker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. Without any doubling, the script has 8 speaking roles, 8 non-speaking roles, and 2 optional clucking roles.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Christmas story for children with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisInspector Snow and Sergeant Merryman are called to the McGrew house one Christmas Eve, where Santa has been found fast asleep. As well as getting him on his way, they must find out who drugged him, and why they want to delay Christmas. The investigation takes them to interviews with the Easter Bunny, April Fool, and the Tooth Fairy, and ultimately back to the McGrew house.
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Inspector Snow and The Twelve Murders of Christmas by Skip Chalker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicAlternate lyrics to 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' are included, to be performed at the end of the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act festive comedy on a variety of simple sets. Suitable for a family audience.
SynopsisInspector Snow and his sidekick, Sergeant Merryman, have to catch the fiend who has embarked on a killing spree in the run up to Christmas. But what, if anything, connects all these murders?
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A Little Elfin Magic by Donna Brightwell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are written as male or female, this is largely a matter of personal pronouns, so the script can easily be adjusted to accommodate anything from ten boys through to ten girls.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act (well, technically two acts, but of one-act play length!) secular Christmas play. Aimed at junior school children, but could enjoyably be played for laughs by older groups!
SynopsisIt's September and the Elves in Santa's toy workshop are in a spot of bother - they've only just woken up after their New Year Party and they have three months to make a year's worth of toys. Worse still, could the new department member be a spy?
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The Little Watch Girl by George Douglas Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and children which could be played that way or could all be played by children.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on Hans Christian Andersen's Little Match Girl. Single set. Props include a rather under-cooked roast goose.
SynopsisA familiar Christmas story is given a major twist when a starving, freezing girl out on a snow Christmas Eve supplements her match selling income by stealing watches from passers by. She is visited by several visions to help her learn the true meaning of Christmas.
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A Merry Lyttle Christmas by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Requires a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act festive comedy.
SynopsisTess Steadman wants a Christmas like she had when she was a little girl, Tess Lyttle. She invites her brother and his family to Christmas Dinner, but not everyone has the same experience of Christmas as Tess.
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Modern Santa by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Whilst the Chairman and Mr. McCrumm are written male, the author has no objection to their gender being reassigned.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute skit. No specific set requirements, and no requirement for movement. (Could be done as a party-piece or front-of-curtain during a set change). Contains mild swearing and adult humour.
SynopsisSanta appears before a committee vetting his application for seasonal work. (They suggest that his contract needs additional clauses.)
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