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Obvious Guilt by Ethan Bortman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 81 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length drama, with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisNigel is a smart man: a Psychiatrist, no less. But his wife has gone missing and her mother is determined to involve the police. As time goes by, things look blacker for Nigel, but he protests his innocence to the last.
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Pawn by Brian Marchbank
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!] Experiential run time (first production) 1 hour, 2 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleCharacter comedy structured as a thriller. Single pawn shop setting. On the boundary between a full-length and a one-act play.
SynopsisThe robbery of a Manchester pawn shop goes wrong and becomes a hostage situation, trapped together the hostages and hostage takers realise there is history between them, the resulting friction requires the novice police negotiator to deal with both volatile groups to resolve the situation.
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Person Or Persons Unknown by Barry Lambert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Detective Sergeant French is written male but could probably be played female.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length thriller with a single living-room setting.
SynopsisRobert's wife has been brutally murdered but the police have no clues as to the perpetrator, but there seems to have been some kind of love triangle involving a beautiful young actress and an unstable neighbour.
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Read All About It by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. The minimum character count assumes that the driver doubles as D.I. Throgge.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy Thriller. Single main stage set with additional car interior set in front of the main stage. Includes gun violence and mild swearing.
SynopsisIt's a big day for McTaggart, the editor of The Biggleswick Bugle - he's meeting the mayor of the German twin town, and he's out to impress. Unfortunately, that means relying on his staff. There's Ted, the disillusioned hack, Britney who does the classifieds, Blodwen Jones - Jones the Death - the obituary specialist, Kevin the odd-job man and Mrs. Parmeter, the tea lady. And there's a madman on the loose. With a machine gun. Things just aren't going the way they were planned...
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Reasonable Doubt by A.D. Peters
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two short acts - courtroom drama and crime - the way the jury sees is, and the way it happened.
SynopsisA tense courtroom drama with the prosecutor battling a slick defence lawyer at the murder trial of social misfit Josephine Mason. The second act takes the form of a flashback portraying the murder of which she is accused. We are left with the dilemma of knowing jury's decision before we learn the identity of the murderer. We are then able to evaluate the justice of the verdict, wherein lies the final twist.
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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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Some People by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy thriller. Single (hotel lobby) set, made complicated by the presence of a functioning lift (or, at least, a functioning set of lift doors). Contains mild swearing (and eccentricity).
SynopsisThings are busy enough at the Lucky Star Hotel, what with the lift being almost as unpredictable as the guests and staff, but now there are two jewel thieves returning to claim the loot they buried years before... under the kitchen floor!
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A Throw of the Dice by Ben Alexander
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One male character is voice-only and more suited to being pre-recorded than performed live. The hospital staff (surgeon, nurse and duty manager) are written female but could be either.
Run TimeAround 104 minutes. [Estimated!]
Music7 songs are suggested, to be played (but not performed by cast) at specified points in the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full-length thriller on a single (hospital waiting room) set.
SynopsisHenry, whose father is close to death, and Judy, whose husband has been seriously injured, meet for the first time one evening in a waiting room of a private hospital. During the course of a long night, they get to know each other sufficiently for Henry to be able to help Judy when her husband's two brothers arrive the following morning to intimidate her into signing away her rights to her husband's wealth. However, Henry has a hidden agenda.
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Towser's Table by Pete Benson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 34. No chorus. A mixture of aduts, teenagers and a couple of slightly younger children.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy, structurally in one act, but with a run time that puts it into our full-length category. The author has combined satire, farce and affecting pathos to great effect.
SynopsisA murder investigation with a difference sees Private Investigator Jack Doyle using narration and flashbacks in his quest to identify the perpetrator.
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We Are The Cure by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length dystopian thriller with a single (schoolroom) setting. Ideal for youth theatre.
SynopsisA group of teenagers, subjects of a genetic experiment raised to believe they possess a cure for the plague that is raging through global society, escape from their compound during a cataclysmic flood. They come upon a ruined school and are amazed to find two normal children sheltering there. As surviving staff from the compound seek them out, they help each other in their desperate situation.
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