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Harsh Lights by Ashley Harris
Published: 11 December 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with two settings (living room and park bench). Some strong language.
SynopsisGenevieve has had a turbulent time at secondary school, but events take a darker turn after cruel and thoughtless remarks from a teacher about her dancing abilities. She responds by making false accusations of sexual harassment, with severe consequences for the teacher and for Genevieve's parents.
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Dead True by Geoff Rose-Michael
Published: 5 December 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller with a single living room setting. Originally published September 2016, revised December 2018.
SynopsisJan was the main suspect in a murder case in the past but was acquitted. Ghost writer Kim is helping Jan to write a memoir of her experiences and soon finds herself subjected to a horrifying ordeal at Jan’s hands.
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Shooting 'The War Game' by Michael Pearcy
Published: 5 December 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Newscaster is an offstage voice.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (bomb damaged house) setting. Originally released 2015, revised 2018.
SynopsisThe play is set in 1964, at the height of the Cold War, during the filming of a documentary - 'The War Game'. It begins with five actors involved in filming a dramatic rescue scene in a bombed building, and develops into a tense anti-war drama.
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Your Play or Mine? by Barry Lambert
Published: 5 December 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (writer’s study) setting.
SynopsisImpresario Larry Delpiero, a man of highly dubious reputation, accuses self-important playwright Edmund Parnell-Blake of plagiarism, threatening not only the writer's reputation but also his bank balance and general well-being. Karen Maxwell, Edmund's feisty PA,and Mrs Pond, his surprisingly gifted housekeeper, forget their own differences with their employer and rally round in an attempt to save his career. The arrival of fan and aspiring playwright Oliver Capron does nothing to ease Edmund's tension.
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Accident of Birth by Trevor Suthers
Published: 28 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Two speaking characters and one optional non-speaking character.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play on a single (interview room) set.
SynopsisAnthony, a patient/inmate in Broadmoor, confronts his birth mother in an attempt to discover the cause of his insanity.
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Stan and Tony by Clive David Lloyd Williams
Published: 27 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy drama on a single (living room) set.
SynopsisOne afternoon in the 1960s, two giants of British comedy met briefly, when Tony Hancock visited Stan Laurel at his home in Santa Monica. Hancock was a very successful radio and TV star of the 1950s and 60s whilst Laurel’s slapstick movies with Oliver Hardy were top box office in the 1920s-40s. This is a play suggesting events which may have taken place during their unpublicised encounter.
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Ransom by Barry Lambert
Published: 26 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 56 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy with a single composite setting.
SynopsisSuccessful businessman Laurence Benson has been rather clumsily kidnapped by Robbie, Fran and Ted, a tough but likeable gang of unfortunate down-and-outs. It transpires that Benson is such an unpleasant individual that neither his wife, nor his son, nor his business partner want him back. How will the kidnappers react to being foiled and what will it mean for Benson? The action takes place in the days running up to 8th April 1967, when the Grand National was run, providing a vital cog in the plot.
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Anger Management by Robert Scott
Published: 20 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisA group anger management session takes a turn for the worse when the facilitator suggests the participants re-enact the things that got them sent there in the first place.
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One Sweet Kiss by Emma Northcott
Published: 20 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act thriller with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisTony has a history of mental illness and has become very volatile and domineering. Frustrated, his partner Sophie attempts to get him back to work, through inviting her friend Sarah, the head of personnel, along with her husband Ross, over for dinner. Sarah has discovered a chilling secret from Tony’s past and, as the evening wears on, her tongue loosens and accusations are made with devastating consequences.
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Aspects of a Betrayal by David Pollard
Published: 12 November 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is gender non-specific and voice only.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a drawing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisDolly is visited by Tom, an old colleague of ler late husband Travis, who was a spy. The scandal which surrounded Travis’ defection fatally damaged Tom’s career and marriage. It becomes apparent that Tom is in fact spying on Dolly and that his past and present friendship has been nothing but a cover. At first devastated by yet another act of betrayal, Dolly sees the triviality of the whole process. At the close, she and Tom listen to Travis’ tawdry funeral as it is broadcast from St Petersburg.
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