Pantomimes

Full length and one-act pantomimes with something for everybody.

Murder Mysteries

Murder Mystery scripts which give you the tools and resources
to improvise mystery evenings to fundraise for your group.

Short Plays

Plays scripts and One Acts for performance.

Sketches

Short sketches for revue and cabaret performance.

TLC Creative is a writing and creative partnership of three experienced authors specialising in pantomimes, play scripts, sketches, merchandise and services for theatre, performers (both amateur and professional) and corporate clients.

Our plays and pantomimes have been used and performed by hundreds of groups all over the world (from the UK to the USA, from Canada to Cambodia, from France to the Falkland Islands, from Austria to Australia and from the Netherlands to New Zealand).

We are also happy to undertake bespoke commissions to write material or create products to your specific requirements. Just contact us with details of what you are looking for and we will do the rest!

Remember, many of our titles listed on this site are published through Lazy Bee Scripts and are available to read online for free, so you can ‘try before you buy’! Just follow the links, where given, throughout this site.

Please use the various buttons dotted around the site to glean the information you need, or use the handy drop down menu at the top to go direct to the page you want. If you need any more info why not contact us directly!

Find out more about the experienced creative team that make up TLC here.

April 2020

As the COVID-19 lockdown continues we have tried to keep sane (or maybe just think we have) by applying our creative puns to the world of musicals. Theatres may be dark and the human performers confined to their homes but the animals are busy out there creating their...

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August 2015

We have begun rehearsals in earnest for MKTOC’s production of “Fawlty Towers”, where we perform “The Wedding Party”, “The Psychiatrist” and “The Kipper and the Corpse”. Steve reprises the role of “Basil Fawlty” with little acting required!

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August 2016

The sketch writing production line has been working overtime and we have published a further 6 short and silly sketches! Spa breaks, the nature of sketch comedy, wildlife tours, business meetings, meditation and Earthquake drills! What an eclectic mix! You can read...

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1001 Nights (and a matinee)

There’s trouble brewing in old Baghdad! Unless the Princess marries before her 21st Birthday, the evil Vizier will take control of the city! Things look grim… but hang on! A posse of would-be heroes are here to save the day! The love sick Ali Barber (who pines for the Princess), his dim-witted brother Singbad the sailor and his fearsome mother, Dame Barber are ready to intervene and foil the villain’s fiendish plot.

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Aladdin

The wicked Abanazer is seeking the magic lamp that contains the all-powerful Genie, so that he can rule the world, and is just steps away from succeeding! Is all hope lost? No! Help is at hand!

A family posse of wannabe heroes are here to foil Abanazer’s evil scheme! The innocent local lad, Aladdin, his brother, the cheeky Wishee Washee and their fearsome mother,washerwoman Widow Twankey are ready to intervene and save the day!

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Aladdin: The short version

A cut down, one act version of the popular Aladdin story written for a small cast and simple / minimal set and props.

The traditional tale featuring a reduced cast of just Widow Twankey (who also narrates), Aladdin, Princess Jasmine, the wicked Abanazer, a Slave of the Ring and a magical Genie of the Lamp.

Can be performed by as few as four actors with doubling.

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A Merry Lyttle Christmas

Susan Steadman wants a Christmas like she had when she was a little girl – Susan Lyttle. She invites her brother and his family to Christmas Dinner, but not everyone has the same experience of Christmas as Susan... 5m 5 fRunning Time: 30 mins approx

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A Time for Farewells

As they dress for a social event that will mark the end of their married life together, Sarah and Alex review their relationship to find out what brought them to this point. 3m 1f Running Time: 45 mins approx

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Alice and the Cold Case

A detective on administrative leave and a reporter with everything to prove have to team up to solve a cold case that no one really cares about. The only question is whether it will make their careers, or end them...5m 5fRunning Time: 68 mins approx

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A brand new Ancient Tradition

The people of Sovazni have revolted and a new regime is in its infancy. But the new state needs tradition and history behind it to bring a bit of legitimacy to its identity... The revolution continues in We interrupt this Revolution. 4 characters...

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A captivating situation

Howie's having a bad day - he left the house for a little shopping, now, a few hours later, he's holed up in an abandoned house with a hostage upstairs and a bullet in his stomach. Can he negotiate a solution with Police Officer Zip before the SWAT...

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