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Sheer Luck Holmes by Bob Heather and Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Nine principals, three cameos, various chorus roles (for adults and juniors) and a pantomime dog.
Run TimeAround 112 minutes. [Estimated!] [Estimated run time allows for 16 songs.]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for 16 songs, with original lyrics for three of them. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleBritish pantomime treatment of Conan Doyle's great detective. Originally published in 2012, with a reworked version published in August 2017.
SynopsisPantomime with a capital P! All of the familiar panto ingredients and characters are here as the goodies all join together to solve the mysterious case of the missing art works. Holmes is assisted by his housekeeper Dottie the dame, the frustrated inventor of fantastical gadgets, and Baskerville the pantomime dog, in his quest to thwart baddies Mary Arty and Hudson the butcher whose sausages are not all they seem. The story moves at pace to the happy ending with quickfire repartee, reminiscent of Abbot and Costello coupled with lots of action, audience participation, song and dance, a love story and lashings of corny jokes.
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** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Sherlock Holmes - The Panto by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 43. Chorus. Mrs. Hudson as Pantomime Dame, Charlie (the hero) assumed to be played by a female as a 'principal boy'. Lots of 'cameo roles' and a pantomime dog!
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains a list of 12 suggested songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleUnconventional pantomime, parodying Conan Doyle. A variety of characters, a Holmsian plot, plenty of spectacle, songs, dances and a magic trick.
SynopsisIn the foggy streets of London, somebody is murdering umpires, Princess Freda is in jeopardy and Queen Victoria is not amused. Could this be a dastardly plot from arch villain Moriarty? And why is there a sudden outbreak of false moustaches? Inspector Semaphore and Sergeant Dull are baffled. Sherlock Holmes and the trusty Watson are on the case, but one step ahead of them is Charlie, the leader of the Baker Street Irregulars, and a canine catastrophe called Baskerville.
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** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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Sherlock Holmes and The Beast of Bingley Moor by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Characters include Woofer, the dog and The Speckled Band (a musical group whose role is to play three ominous chords). For the rest, the producer's copy of the script contains some guidance as to who might play which.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show (an alternative to British Pantomime) in two acts, treating Conan Doyle's famous creation to merciless parody. Multiple locations, but minimal sets intended.
SynopsisThe (self-proclaimed) World's Greatest Detective sets off with Watson in tow to discover who has been thieving from the larder of Doome-Layden Hall, but the pair find more than they’d bargained for when the run into the Beast of Bingley Moor.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Book of Secret Secrets by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama for schools.
SynopsisWhen mild-mannered civil servant Arthur Mulligan is attacked in the mean streets of London, Sherlock Holmes is called in by Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard to track down the culprit. As Mulligan has been robbed of a series of top secret codes, Holmes needs to apprehend a fiendishly clever adversary - who could make fools not only of Holmes, but the whole of the Metropolitan Police too.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Vanishing Author by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Six characters but only three actors required
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA mystery drama with a single set, doubling as Holmes' apartment and Doyle's consulting room.
SynopsisConan Doyle is gradually taken over by his creation Sherlock Holmes, but then the attempt to kill off his creation, results in Holmes using all of his skills to escape death.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Emerald of Alcazar by Geoff Bamber
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. Characters are a mix of adults and children, assumed to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic melodrama. Simple sets, varied characters, strong story line.
SynopsisThe theft of a famous jewel draws Sherlock Holmes into the foggy streets of London and a battle of wits with a deadly enemy.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Mystery at Mallen Hall by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBrilliant full-length mystery in a single Baker Street set.
SynopsisThe redoubtable Holmes is presented with a murder mystery that took place three weeks previously, hundreds of miles away. With his usual brilliance, he solves the case from the comfort of his rooms in Baker Street.
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Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Pantomime by Giles Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full-length British pantomime using characters from Arthur Conan Doyle's stories.
SynopsisPrincess Irene, in England to demonstrate her wonderful new invention, has been kidnapped by Professor Moriarty. Fortunately, Sherlock Holmes is just the man for the job, being discreet, talented, and with nothing else to do. With the aid of Dr. Watson, Lord Baskerville and his faithful hound Cuddles, the game is afoot!
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Sherlock Holmes and The Pirates of the Horn by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play set in and around Victorian London.
SynopsisIt's 1888, and Sherlock Holmes is set the task of unravelling the identity of pirates operating off the Horn of Africa (the coast of Somalia!) where they are threatening British Interests in the shipping using the Suez Canal.
A satisfying Sherlockian mystery with modern resonances.
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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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