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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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An Arrowing Experience by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The character is an arrow. (Presumably the acting style required is pointed - even barbed - but essentially wooden!)
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy monologue, no set, no props. Might even be regarded as educational (English Key Stage 3 history topic 'The Normans')
SynopsisThe famous arrow that took King Harold in the eye at Hastings gives his (or her) side of the story. A humorous monologue with comedy accent.
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Bill, Emmie and the Queen of Tonga by Philippa Roberts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters are two adults plus one with a playing age of late teens to twenty and one with a playing age of a younger teenager. (Could be done by a mixed company of adults and younger actors or by a youth theatre company.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play in which a small piece of real history illuminates a slice of family life. Single (simple domestic) set.
SynopsisA couple have traveled from Tonga to see their own queen come to England, and to make sure that their niece and nephew watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second on TV while their parents are in London. Unfortunately they are much more interested in the Tongan queen than in Elizabeth.
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The Da Vinci Raffle by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch.
SynopsisA certain Mr Da Vinci is approached by a friend to see if he can knock out a quick painting to contribute to a raffle the man is holding at a social event the next day.
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Great Moments in History, Number 1 by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical skit in three short scenes. (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.)
SynopsisThe Norman Conquest. Up-to-the-minute news reports from the Battle of Hastings, using state-of-the-art news-gathering tapestry...
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Great Moments in History, Number 2 by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical skit in one short scene. (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.) Contains mild swearing and a telescope.
SynopsisThe Spanish Armadillo. A Lady finds a fully paid-up Fool on look-out duty.
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Great Moments in History, Number 5 by Jack Burgess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFive-minute sketch. (Part of the Acting Funny collection of sketches.)
SynopsisThe Sinking of the Titanic. Observed, with stiff-upper-lip, by two elderly gentlemen and by a steward.
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Henry VIII by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute historical romp! (The history is rough-and-ready rather that scrupulously accurate!)
SynopsisHenry The Eighth walks amongst his people and is struck by the lewd advances of Anne Boleyn, leading him to split from the Catholic church to obtain his divorce from Katherine of Aragon.
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The Meeting In The Park by Peter Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play, with a simple (bench) setting.
SynopsisTwo men of differing ideals, but with some odd similarities, meet in the grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. One, Adolf, is painting a picture of the palace. The other, Josef, is taking the air and watching the people...
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Nelson's Driving Test by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch, with verbal and visual gags and anachronisms. Single set (can be very simple).
SynopsisA young Horatio Nelson prepares to take his Naval Captaincy Proficiency Test in front of an eager TV crew.
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