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22 Hardcastle Court by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Characters are four adults, with a range of ages, and two seventeen-year-olds (who like each other).
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Two sets (with the neat conceit that in moving out of her mother's house, Emily takes her sofa with her!), one of which requires a practical door. Contains some bad language (and lots of good language) and mild adult themes.
SynopsisWhen Emily finally manages to move out of her Mother's house, she thinks her worries are over, but thanks to the flat's former owner, she has to contend with mysterious calls from Mr X as well as her mother's interruptions and an amorous pair of students wanting help with their play...
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2B Or Not 2B by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 14. Minimum total with doubling = 29. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus. Characters are (mainly) school children playing the parts of adults.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set, simple props, comedy designed to be played by a whole school class.
SynopsisIt's the Friday afternoon drama lesson - only the usual teacher has bunked off. The girls want to do a romantic costume drama, the boys want to fight. The time is ripe for an Arthurian romance...
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Absolute Dandy by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters written as 2M, 2F, but it doesn't much matter.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy set in a hitherto uncharted branch of literary history.
SynopsisJane Austen is developing her characters as she prepares her latest, as yet untitled, book. She dresses as a man to find her inner Darcy and seeks advice from Beau Brummel as to wardrobe and demeanour.
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Ace of Clubs by Garry R. Keane
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a school or youth theatre. Single, simple set.
SynopsisTwo rival clubs - boys and girls - have to do some serious negotiating when one side seems to be gaining an advantage. But there's a bigger problem for both clubs on the horizon.
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Acting, It’s Not Plumbing… by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act character comedy - set in a theatre workshop, so there's scope for over-acting! Single set - a village hall! Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJill is running a drama workshop in the community centre, but is it really just for the benefit of those taking part? Whatever her motivation, Paul, Amy, Chelsea, Bob, Sandra and Fay are having a whale of a time.
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The Adventurers' Club by Damian Woods
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light hearted one act comedy.
SynopsisA group of twenty-somethings assemble to discuss a possible future expedition. The leader Tom has an idea to realise a great ambition - unrealistically - which he surprises the group with. Before long Tom's mother interrupts proceedings and galvanises the group into action.
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The Adventures of Captain Blood by Geoff and Vera Rogers
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Variable chorus size possible at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 56 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are 7 song suggestions included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA family show (possibly an alternative to Pantomime) told in verse, structurally in two acts but run time is approximately one hour.
SynopsisIn an original comedic rhyming story, a band of treasure-crazy Pirates are caught in a storm... shipping them onto dry land. Unknown to the Pirates, this landfall will result in their meeting three women - determined to make husbands of them, and the disguised love of their press-ganged crewmember. There are opportunities for fun audience interactions and some familiar songs.
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The Adventures of Goldilockpick [Family Edition] by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. Includes the three bears and the occasional wolf.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts and in verse. This edition designed for performance by a company of kids. (There is also a version designed to be performed by adults.)
SynopsisThe Adventures Of Goldilockpick And Little Red Riding Hoodlum
A rhyming romp for some familiar characters in unfamiliar juxtaposition.
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The Adventures of the Jammy Dodger by Melanie Roberts, music by Rod Parvess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 43. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of ages - children, parents and grandparents - but all intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for six original songs plus two adapted sea shanties is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast play for kids - an adventure story with music. Lots of scenes but simple (minimal) sets.
SynopsisA group of older folks encourage their grandchildren to try an old-style adventure, with fresh air, go-carts and pirates, and the children end up saving some ancient woods from building development.
A grand adventure story for schools.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Aesop's Fables by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Characters include a wolf, a lamb, a lion, a mouse, three ants, a grasshopper, an owl, a dog, a tortoise, and a hare.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!] Each story could be played separately.
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a narrated dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific props or set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisFour tales in which wolf bullies lamb, mouse befriends lion, ants ignore grasshopper and tortoise out-runs hare.
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