Perform Our Scripts

Want to perform an Elemental Theatre Company Original Script?

Members of Elemental Theatre Company have written a range of different plays that have been performed by amateur and professional groups. We would love to share these scripts and see them performed by other groups up and down the country. Below we have attached samples of our available scripts, along with a brief synopsis and guide price. Please use the contact form on this page to enquire about performance rights for the scripts.

Scripts from this website may not be distributed elsewhere. All scripts are owned by the writer and may not be performed without express written permission obtained through ETC. Once a request has been submitted for use of the script, you must sign a usage and distribution contact before the full script is released. The individual writer of the show and the Elemental Theatre Company must be credited on any promotion and programme for the show.

Murder at Redrum Manor

Writer: Elemental Theatre Company 

Cost: £35 per performance

Cast size: 8

Certification: 12+ mild swearing

Synopsis:

'Murder at Redrum Manor' is a piece of theatre like no other. It is presented as a play within a play. With the real storyline starting from scene 2 onwards, we get to know the amateur actors and backstage crew putting on their new production, set in the 1920's, in the style of Agatha Christie.

When the production comes to a halt due to technical difficulties, the director is murdered. The cast and crew relive the events leading up to the death, in reverse, allowing the audience to work out who the killer is. 

 

Writer: Tom Stevenson

Cost: Free

Cast size: 3

Certificate: 15+ Moderate swearing

Synopsis: 

Set at Oldbrook Secondary school. Three boys; Tyler, Xavier and Riley take the audience through a typical day at school for them. In this multi-role play, the boys play themselves, their classmates and their teachers.

Set in a time where Ofsted are looming, budgets are being cut and the school is becoming an academy, there are many twists and turns for the three lovable rouges. 

BOYS

 

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Writer: Tom Stevenson

Cost: £35 per performance

Cast size: 15 + Chorus

Synopsis: 

Princess Beauty is forced to be married to her parents chosen suitor, but she doesn't want to. With the help of her nanny and best friend Dame Pipper-Crit they go on the hunt for true love. Only to find it's been under her nose the whole time.

But the wicked Witch Agatha Gadafi has other plans for Princess Beauty. With the help of Prince Dave and Sparky will they save the kingdom? Will Beauty marry her true love? 

Agatha Gadafi's plans work?

 

Writer: Tom Stevenson

Cost: £35 per performance

Cast size: 15 + Chorus

Synopsis: 

Jack is a young and lazy boy from a poor family. When forced into the lowest poverty by the evil Witch Poison Ivy, Jack is forced to sell his best friend Buttercup, the cow. On the way to Market Jack meets an old lady who trades the talented cow for some magic beans. With the help of the good fairy the beans grow an impressive stalk through the sky and past the clouds! 

But up in the clouds is an evil Giant, possessed by the witch. The Princess and Buttercup are taken up to the Giant to feed his hunger. But the Giant's Achilles heal is harp music, which puts him instantly to sleep. 

Can Jack save the Princess and Buttercup? Will the family become rich? Is Jack going to find true love?

JACK AND THE Beanstalk

pantomime

 

pantomime

ALADDIN

Writer: Tom Morley

Cost: £35 per performance

Cast size: 9 + Chorus

Synopsis: 

When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp -- and for Princess Edith. But can Aladdin save Princess Edith and his love for her after she sees that he isn't quite what he appears to be?

Filled with wonderful one liners and character humour suited, there is something for everyone in this pantomime. 

 

Writer: Tom Morley

Cost: Free

Cast size: 4 male, 5 female

Suitable for ages 12+

Synopsis: 

Elliot and his girlfriend Julie go for a romantic getaway to the beach. Then Elliot kills himself. This isn’t the first time. For a boy who can never die, suicide becomes a temper tantrum, no matter how traumatising it is for his friends and family. As the past and future threaten to coincide, Elliot finds that an ordinary sea shell may hold the secrets to his immortality.

Longlisted for the BBC Writersroom 2014 prize.

“She Sells Sea Shells is a hugely ambitious play, which handles some of the biggest themes you can think of – life and death and everything in between.” - BBC

SHE SELLS

SEA SHELLS

 
 

FALL OF THE

GODS

Writer: Luke Gascoigne

Cost: Free

Cast size: 5

Synopsis:

After the Trojan war, the gods were stripped of their powers and forced to live as an regular person. Every 500 years the gods of Ancient Greece are summoned together by the god of gods, Zeus, to meet and share their views on living amongst the humans. Will Zeus turn up to this meeting and reinstate their powers? This short play follows the story with some interesting outcomes

Written by Henrik Ibsen | Adapted by Tom Morley

Cost: Free

Cast size: 5

Synopsis:

Originally written in the 1800's, Tom Morley has updated and renovated this dark and twisted script by the second most performed play write after Shakespeare. 

Following the life and reliving the history of the Alving family - there are so many twists and turns from illness to revelations of infidelity. 

GHOSTS

 
 

REQUEST RIGHTS

OR MORE INFORMATION

To acquire a full copy of the script or request the rights to perform an Elemental Theatre Company original script, please complete the contact form bellow or e-mail us at elementaltheatrecompany@gmail.com. We endeavour to respond to every request within 48 hours of receiving your request. We are a not for profit group, all fee's go into future productions. As such we are not currently looking to represent other writers.

© 2019 by Elemental Theatre Company