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Voice of a Flea by Gill Medway
Published: 14 January 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleThe fifth in Gill Medway's series of monologues about cleaning lady, Violet Brimley. Minimal set (a chair).
SynopsisViolet's latest job finds her at the house of a celebrated actor, whose chances of a prestigious TV award are in serious jeopardy when he appears to jump into some very hot water. Can Violet's famous tact and diplomacy save the day?
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You Should Have Told Me by Iris Winston
Published: 21 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Could be played by a mixed-age group or as a youth theatre piece.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fifteen-minute drama for young audiences. (An issue-driven piece which might be used as a lead-in to classroom discusisons.)
SynopsisTeri is excited at the prospect of being a bridesmaid at her aunt's wedding. Joy turns to misery when she finds out that she is adopted and learns the truth about her relationship to the bride.
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The Regency Matchmaking Match by Damian Trasler & David Lovesy
Published: 15 December 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun mash-up of two recognisable settings makes for a good sketch that would fit well into variety nights.
SynopsisIt's the final ball of the season and the last chance for the Regency gentry to find their perfect partner. The commentary follows the events of their attempted matchmaking in the style of a football (soccer) match.
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Have You Any Bread? by Jos Biggs
Published: 30 November 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch with a minimal set (a simulated shop counter).
SynopsisA customer attempts to buy bread from the bakery, but ends up investigating the surprising hours of the village.
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Going Up? by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
Published: 1 November 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Alex is written as female, but with changes to pronouns in speeches, may be portrayed as male.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun, quirky comedy. Very easily staged, with no set or props required. Could fit into sketch nights and the like.
American English, so it takes place in an elevator, not a lift.
SynopsisIt's morning in a busy office building when an elevator suddenly stops between floors. Four strangers learn more than they'd like to about each other. And the big question... is the stoppage a mechanical problem, or are hostile forces at work?
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White Knight by P. B. Stenson
Published: 28 October 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn engaging horror drama which playfully explores the theme of gender-based assumptions. Some nicely written dialogue with an edge of dark comedy.
SynopsisAsh is walking home from the pub when he passes a woman, Christina, sitting alone. He stops to check she is alright, but his assumptions about her are way off.
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