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Three's Company by Lorraine Forrest-Turner
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short sketch, with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisHarry and his girlfriend Amy are at a theme park with Harry's best friend Colin. Amy is not happy about Colin's presence, and Colin doesn't see why he should give way to Amy. Harry gives them both an ultimatum...
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Tilapia by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
Tilapia was named Finalist in the Eileen Heckart Drama for Seniors Competition in 2009.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are middle-aged or above.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play. Single dinner table set (only needs to be indicative).
SynopsisAn elegant couple discuss their meal, the recent past and some very peculiar events that took place during an abortive dinner party that very evening.
What the protagonists don't understand soon becomes clear to the audience!
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Time Telescope by Kitty Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Two pairs of roles are written to be doubled.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicA 1990s pop track is required as opening music. The producer's copy of the script gives a suggestion. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short drama with a single (classroom) setting.
SynopsisOpposed to one another in their youth, Amy and Brian reminisce at their High School reunion and, in a time-slip sequence, relive a painful memory from the night of the leavers’ ball as they reflect on how their lives have turned out.
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Time Travel Agent by Tony Domaille
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  Winner 2018 international Pint Size Plays script writing competition
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch with a single (travel agent shop) setting.
SynopsisBrian would like to book a time travel holiday, but can't decide where and when to go. Meanwhile, Mr Jennings arrives back from his holiday with complaints.
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Time Will Tell by Jamie Hope
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two human characters and a dog.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch set at a service counter (which is the only essential set).
SynopsisMrs Striker has a problem with her alarm clock. However, after taking it to the receiving office for domestic emergencies, she soon has a problem with Mrs Whacker, who keeps offering solutions to problems she doesn't have.
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Toil and Trouble by Karina Fernandez
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, set backstage at a school production of 'The Scottish Play'.
SynopsisTensions mount as the young actors ready themselves for the impending curtain up, and things are made worse when the director announces that a West End producer is in the audience.
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Tommy's Burglar by Rob Burbidge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. One adult and one child. Both characters are written as male, but the child could easily be changed to female.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA very short play for two actors (based on a short story by O. Henry).
SynopsisTommy is a sweet child, doomed to be in a story where he interrupts a burglar about his nefarious business and inevitably sets back on the road to righteousness. The burglar for his part, is disgruntled about endlessly burgling houses at the whim of the narrator only to be redirected by a succession of sickly sweet kids. A knowing comic sketch.
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Tony and Bee-ing Cleopatra by Fiona Scott Patrick
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Lindsay is dressed in a bumble bee costume with a Cleopatra wig. (Just in case you need a hint about the provenance of the strange title.) The cast includes four numbered tourists. Others might drift through!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute character-driven play, minimal set. (I realise that the residents of Edinburgh might be offended by the description of one of their streets as minimal, but it doesn't need to be a realistic set!)
SynopsisLindsay is handing out flyers for her show at the Edinburgh Fringe, but she feels she's too old to be there - she's a serious actress. Then she meets Tony, a little drunk and recently dumped by her boyfriend, and the pair find a new enthusiasm for acting.
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Too Hot to Handle by Gill Medway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne of the characters sings a snatch from a 1970s pop song. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA strong short with a good balance of comedy and pathos. Two well-written characters with a believably messy friendship. Would make a fun challenge for a pair of actresses.
SynopsisIt's summer 1976 and Britain is roasting. Long-term friends Stella and Avril are now in their 40s and much divorced, but while Stella seems to have settled for the single life, Avril enthusiastically announces yet another engagement.
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The Tragedie of Macbreth by Robert Hunter Allan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth with a single (dark moor) setting.
SynopsisMacbreth encounters three witches, who can satisfy his avaricious ambitions if he complies with their demands for unpalatable tasks.
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