HURT by Joe Laredo

HURT by Joe Laredo   When the past has gone wrong, can the future be put right?   Single mum Linda has two grown-up daughters … At least, they should have grown up by now, but somehow they have managed to avoid it. Ellie has been told she will come to nothing – and...

JACK AND THE GIANT BEANSTALK by Clare George and Joe Laredo

by Joe Laredo and Clare George A modern pantomime running for approximately 120 minutes 4 male, 4 female and 6 M/F parts (including giant and cow)   An original take on the traditional tale, in which nothing is quite as you expect …  Yes, of course, there’s Jack and...

KASSIA by Joe Laredo

KASSIA by Joe Laredo   In a world where women have neither power nor freedom, Kassia makes men dance to her tune.  Kassia is based on what is known, and believed, about the life of the eponymous ninth-century Byzantine composer, which is that she was born between 805...

LAST ORDERS by Joe Laredo

LAST ORDERS by Joe Laredo     A play about loss, failure, regret,  … and hope. In changing times, can the past and the future be reconciled? Shoemakers Geoffrey and Steve are among the last of a dying breed. While one looks back with nostalgia, the other looks forward...

MURDER AT THE CHATEAU by Joe Laredo

MURDER AT THE CHATEAU by Joe Laredo     A (melo)drama in two acts that will have you laughing, gasping and crying.   Comedy, murder mystery, melodrama and drama – Murder at the Château has all the ingredients for a funny, spooky, shocking and surprising night at the...

PINS by Joe Laredo

PINS by Joe Laredo An elderly woman reflects of trips she made with her husband, now deceased.   CHARACTERS A Woman – elderly   RUNNING TIME Approx 3 minutes PREVIEW Preview available here Please click the button to buy a copy of this script.  ...

PYTHAGORAS – THE MUSICAL by Joe Laredo

PYTHAGORAS – THE MUSICAL by Joe Laredo     A musical with a message – for secondary-school children and adults. If history was always this much fun, we might learn something from it … We all know Pythagoras’ theorem, but what of his other ideas? When the world’s...

THE SAVIOUR by Joe Laredo

THE SAVIOUR by Joe Laredo     Life and death – where do you draw the line? Carmen has given birth, but no one will stand by her. Not the hospital. Not the police or the legal system. Not her uncle. Not even her mother. Why? Because the baby is dead. Only José is ready...

SHOOTING GAME by Joe Laredo

  SHOOTING GAME by Joe Laredo     Shooting Game dramatises the true story of Randall Adams, wrongly accused and convicted of murdering a policeman in Dallas, Texas, in 1976, as the forces of law and order distort reality and create their own truth. This play is linked...

SHOOTING RAPIDS by Joe Laredo

SHOOTING RAPIDS by Joe Laredo     Shooting Rapids combines a number of true stories centred around Niagara Falls in the second half of the 19th century, when lives were risked for a few dollars – or for the chance of immortality. This play is linked with...

UNSEEMLY BEHAVIOUR by Joe Laredo

UNSEEMLY BEHAVIOUR by Joe Laredo A one-act comedy on serious themes. When dark secrets surface, what better way than to laugh them off? Bruce would rather not be celebrating his 40th birthday but Ann has invited all their old schoolfriends, some more welcome than...