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Truth Will Out by Lin Robinson
Published: 19 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 61 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a compound (living room/rooftop) set.
SynopsisJack and his girlfriend Emma have just moved into their new student flat. Some friends arrive for an unexpected housewarming, and soon some deeply hidden secrets are brought out into the light.
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Welcome to Paradise Road by Brian Coyle
Published: 14 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA satirical thriller with a set alternating between an office and a living room.
SynopsisIn a society where nothing is private and no one knows who to trust, a woman’s partner has disappeared. She is visiting her neighbour, head of the local Neighbourhood Watch, to find out if she’s heard anything about his disappearance. Will her neighbour help her or is this the person she should be most afraid of?
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Inspector Snow and the Elf-Inflicted Wounds by Skip Chalker
Published: 13 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Christmas story for children with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisInspector Snow and Sergeant Merryman are back on the case, hunting the killer of not one, but two Mall Santas. Before the killer can strike for a superstitiously crucial third time, Snow and Merryman must catch them!
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The Senior Speed Date by Jeff Bray
Published: 13 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One character is voice-only and can be voiced live or pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (pub room) setting.
SynopsisRecently separated from her husband, Joan has been persuaded by her daughter to attend a speed dating evening. She is confronted by a procession of highly unsuitable candidates.
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The Resurrectionist by Robert Hunter Allan
Published: 7 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act dark comedy with four simple sets.
SynopsisMary Tyrell, the brains behind the bodysnatching activities of Burke and Hare in 19th Century Edinburgh, finds herself facing execution but manages to ensure that Burke and Hare take the blame.
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Dance of the Seven Teatowels by Mike Brennan
Published: 5 November 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on 2 simple (kitchen and street) sets.
SynopsisJess is struggling to make ends meet, what with her husband Ryan being out of work, but the idea of Uncle Idris moving in with them in return for being remembered in his will doesn’t thrill her.
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Inspector Snow and the Sleeping Santa by Skip Chalker
Published: 21 October 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. Without any doubling, the script has 8 speaking roles, 8 non-speaking roles, and 2 optional clucking roles.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act Christmas story for children with various simple settings. US English.
SynopsisInspector Snow and Sergeant Merryman are called to the McGrew house one Christmas Eve, where Santa has been found fast asleep. As well as getting him on his way, they must find out who drugged him, and why they want to delay Christmas. The investigation takes them to interviews with the Easter Bunny, April Fool, and the Tooth Fairy, and ultimately back to the McGrew house.
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Love at Twilight [One-Act Play] by Bob Hammond
Published: 18 October 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy drama with a single (garden bench) setting. An extended version of the short play of the same name.
SynopsisThe residents and management at Glossop Hall care home are discomforted by single residents Clive and Liz firstly sharing a bed and then deciding to run off together. However, all become reconciled to it and enlightened to the possibilities open to them, even at their age.
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The Smell of Almonds by Nigel Holloway
Published: 18 October 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One (gender non-specific) character is an offstage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with no set necessary, using cyclorama effects.
SynopsisA play charting the dark and unexpected secrets which hide behind the disjointed memories and imaginings of an old man and his cat. Set during the Second World War, the play tells the story of Yitzhak, a migrant Jewish worker in the bulb fields near Amsterdam, his cat, Pushka, his son, Ibrahim, and his wife, Esther. Despite the apparently placid exterior of a man in the Autumn of his life, Yitzhak’s past has been dominated by violent and tragic events, both internal and external. What is the true nature of justice, and the price of survival?
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Herself by Joanne Higginson
Published: 14 October 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with a single (hospital room) setting. Some strong language and adult themes.
SynopsisTeenager Brooke is in a coma and family and friends are encouraged to talk to her but feel that she can’t hear them. On the contrary, she hears them clearly and is frustrated that she is unable to speak or react to them.
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