Humour

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N=Narrator; M=Male; F=Female; C=Child; M/'F=optional Male or Female; VO=Voices only; V=Vary to suit needs

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A Beary Twisted Tale

Dur: 10min

L

2M, 2F, 4M/F

When Goldie stumbles across the home of three talking bears, she is surprised by what she finds inside. No deep message - just fun. (Author: Glenn A. Hascall)

A Good Deal

Dur: 7min

L

1M, 1F

The George Churns & Gracie Kallen show, on which Gracie buys a car at the mall. The “salesman” tells her it’s a car show with only one car left and she needs to pay cash to get this great deal. Gracie hears a police siren at the end of the sketch. (Author: Joanne Miller)

A Token of Commitment

Dur: 7min

L

2M

A Monty Python-esque skit in which a young man goes to a jeweller looking for a gift for his girlfriend. (Author: Andy Lund)

An Old Bottle

Dur: 6min

L

2F + V

Woman with daughter finds an old bottle in the gutter. A second woman retrieves the strange bottle from the gutter, which turns out to be a genie's bottle. She gets to make one wish, and receives a surprise answer. (Author: Fred Lane)

Can't Be Bothered!

Dur: 2min

L

1M/F

We didn't quite get around to putting tonight's play together. (Author: Derek Wenmoth)

Commercials

4 x 30sec

L

V

Four parodies of radio/tv commercials - good for between-scene fillers for Christian variety events or nightclub evenings. (Author: Stan Peal)

CSI : Fairy Tale Division

Dur: 10min

L

1M, 2F, 4M/F

An unusual twist to a well loved classic fairy tale. This time around Little Red Riding Hood meets CSI. A slightly different look at a classic. (Author: Glenn A. Hascall)

Dishonest Lonny

Dur: 10min

L

2M, 2M/F

A citizen of Spartan visits with a bumbling Don Duckshearer about something that he wants to keep a secret. After a few false starts Don finds the source of the problem but forgets as Lonny becomes increasingly frustrated by a failure to communicate. An over-the-top spoof of old time detective shows that makes the point , "always be honest". (Author: Glenn A. Hascall)

Fourth World Airways

Dur: 5min

L

1F, 4M/F

A humorous look at international travel. (Author: John McNeil)

Here is the News!

Dur: 6min

L

5M/F

Showing how different media treat news items to suit their own slant. (Author: Chris Wyatt)

Highway to Havana

Dur: 3min

L

V

A quick skit on how not to stage an aircraft hijacking. (Author: Chris Wyatt)

Housewife's Prayer

Dur: 10min

L

1M

With all its features, the "Housewife's Prayer" is a must-have for every woman. But can this door-to-door salesman make a sale? (Author: John Fewings)

Kermunikayshun

Dur: 6min

L

2M/F

Just think how more effective God would have been if He had had the benefit of modern communication tools! (Author: Andy Lund)

Let's Hear About You

Dur: 7min

L

2M/F

A guest on a TV chat show can't get a word in edgeways. (Author: Andre Harden)

Listen Up

Dur: 20min

L

4M, 5F, 4M/F

A take-off on the Barbra Streisand/Ryan O'Neill movie "What's Up, Doc?". Plot 1: Inept super-spy going on mission loses bag (#1) with top secret object he's supposed to deliver to save world. Plot 2: Self-centered fiance won't listen to boyfriend's opinions. Boyfriend has bag (#2) with his priceless collection of Kazoos. Plot 3: Wealthy woman has a bag (#3) of jewelry, and gang of robbers steals then loses it. Trying to get it back. Hero: Wacky girl who loves the beaten-down boyfriend and wants to save him from the self-centred fiance. (Author: Jamie Atchley)

May the Foot be With You

Dur: 7min

L

1M, 1M/F

An aspiring jedi ant named Louise Groundwalker has arrived at the home of Yogurt, a jedi master ant, wise in the ways of the "Foot". During their discussion, you discover that they are talking about humans, but all they know about humans is their feet. (Author: Fred Lane)

Pastor Ralph Kramden

Dur: 10min

L

2M, 1F

Ralph's new get rich scheme is to become a pastor. Somehow, he seems to lack the qualifications. (Author: Anthony Privitera)

Search for the Hero

Dur: 7min

L

1M, 2F, 1C

What's life really like for the middle-aged superhero with family responsibilities? (Author: John McNeil)

Secrets of Successful Selling

Dur: 7min

L

3M, 1F

How to sell successfully door-to-door. (Author: Chris Wyatt)

Snowy White & the 5 Tottery Dears

Dur: 7min

L

6M/F

In the Entertainment room at a home for elderly dwarves. Snowy White is not really 'young' herself but looks after her folk with patience and respect. Snowy prepares to sit at a piano to begin a favourite song but realizes she can't find her spectacles. She proceeds to "turn the place upside down" looking for them whilst all the while they are perched on top of her head. (Author: Michelle Pitman)

Steamed Up

Dur: 4min

L

1M, 1F

In this mime, a husband and wife who are at odds with each other find romance rekindled as they do the ironing. (Author: John McNeil)

Super Chaplain

Dur: 7min

L

4M, 2F

A humorous look at the life in the ER from the eyes of a chaplain who is dreaming. (Author: Fred Lane)

The Amazing Knitting Cat

Dur: 7min

L

1M/F

Get the real story on what happened after the kittens lost their mittens and the ensuing difficulties that began when one kitten decided to remove his mittens for a game of tetherball. A monologue from one of the family members who owned the amazing knitting cat. (Author: Glenn A. Hascall)

The Backroom Boys

Dur: 6min

L

5M/F

While God created the heavens and the earth in six days, the assistance of thousands of backroom staff goes unsung. (Author: Chris Wyatt)

The Basics

Dur: 7min

L

2M

A new golfer goes to a pro for lessons.  He is definitely a challenge for the pro. (Author: John Miller)

The Dalton Boys

Dur: 10min

L

4M. 1F, 4+M/F

In this Western spoof, a Stranger comes to the aid of a town menaced by the Dalton Boys. But his plans don't quite work out. (Author: Greg Brook)

NEW! The Doctor's Surgery

Dur: 3min

L

7M/F

A very funny mime, showing (very loosely) how Jesus took on the sins of the world, by being one man in a Doctor's surgery taking all the ills of the patients. (Author: Julia Weaver)

The Life Booster

Dur: 7min

L

2M

The Mad Scientist is on the verge of his greatest invention yet: the Life Booster, which will extend his life eternally. However, his inventions don't always work out the way he expects them to. (Author: Greg Brook)

NEW! The Rest of the Story

Dur: 10min

L

1F, 4M, 1M/F

Our modern-day heroes all come to a sticky end. Jesus is the only true super-hero. (Author: Michael M. Jessup)

Unlikely Super Heroes

Dur: 12min

L

2M

Sidekick has always wanted to be a Superhero's assistant. He gets his chance with Fat Midget 24. (Joey Bauer)

What Goes Up

Dur: 3min

L

2M/F

A prospective passenger has a confusing lesson in buying a train ticket. (Author: Chris Wyatt)

Which Way to Mansion Street?

Dur: 3min

L

1M, 1M/F

A woman gets useless directions rather than clear guidance when she tries to find her way to Mansion Street. (Author: Randall Johnson)

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