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According To Rumour by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Identical (f) twins do not appear onstage together, intended doubling. One offstage megaphone voice could be recorded.
Run TimeAround 96 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA classic full length farce, staged in three acts, with a single set.
SynopsisCarter can't remember exactly what happened last night, but the naked woman is the last person he wants his Mum to find in his flat. And there's the puzzling matter of the bag of money in his fridge... It's a fine tangle to be mixed up in!
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According To Schedule by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 101 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length, good old-fashioned farce. A stand-alone follow-up to According To Rumour
SynopsisNina is keen to show off her fiancé to her sister Pippa and brother Roger. Sadly, Pippa finds him all too familiar, and his mobster parents aren’t much of a hit with the family either
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The Affairs At Meddler's Top by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hilarious comic spoof of a murder mystery, set in the 1920s. (Two acts - but relatively short.)
SynopsisA country house weekend is organised with a view to trapping a thief. Various tangled affairs are revealed, leading up to a murder.
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Being of Sound Mind by Andrew Hull
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. (One character is - deliberately - uncredited in the script.)
Run TimeAround 140 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length murder mystery. Single set.
SynopsisEdward Goodchild has died, and the will is read. Penny and Stephen are hoping for cash. Rebecca wants the truth about her sister's death. Martin is surprised to be there, but to get a single penny, they must first survive a night in the house.
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Building Bridges by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. One character (the dog walker) could be an offstage voice!
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length character comedy with an environmental theme. Single set - simple, give or take the boardwalk which is constructed on-stage during the show! Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIt's nerdy Clive's first time with The Ferrets - a group of environmental volunteers - and today they're building a boardwalk over some boggy ground. What will he make of officious Bob, strident Beryl and ASBO Mandy? And what's so special about Molly's culinary offerings?
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A Butler Did It! by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play - a dark comedy farce.
SynopsisThe funeral of Aunt Francesca has finally brought the Butler brothers together again. Shockingly, she is not dead - at first - and soon secrets and lies are almost outnumbered by corpses.
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Cold Front by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. One character is a radio voice from offstage and could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy with farcical overtones, in a remote hut setting.
SynopsisWhen Mike whisks Karen away to a remote cottage in the Scottish Highlands, he thinks he's planned the perfect birthday surprise. But things soon sour when the cottage turns out to be nothing more than a rusty tin shack, and the friends Mike has invited are people Karen can't stand. As tensions rise and temperatures plummet, they find themselves entombed in a blizzard, leading to frosty exchanges and those of a more amorous nature.
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Curtain Up! by Adam Croft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 94 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy, in two acts, with a simple setting.
SynopsisThe Gerrysthorpe Amdram group are putting on a new play, but despite finding a cast, they may be in trouble. The village hall is going to be demolished to make way for Waitrose, so the performances have been moved up drastically!
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Diplomatic Relations by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHilarious full-length farce. Single set (an ambassador's office) with plenty of places to hide!
First published in October 2009, revised October 2015.
SynopsisAmbassador Miranda Carruthers is trying to make the most of her posting to a South American backwater. She's expecting a diplomatic bigwig to celebrate the 150th anniversary of one of the local revolutions (the glorious one, apparently), but what she actually gets is a Foreign Office investigator, looking for evidence of extravagance. That and a corrupt politician trying to elope with her husband, the local security chief chasing her around her office and one of her husband's previous liaisons turning-up with less clothing than is customary in diplomatic circles. And, oh yes, there's a German anarchist on the loose.
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Family Spirit by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two acts (in length, somewhere on the boundary between a one-act play and a full-length - that is to say, another shorter piece could be fitted in the same program if desired). Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisWhen Arthur dies, he's a little surprised to find that he's still in his old house. His guide angel, Simon, explains that he's being assessed to determine which way he goes next, but there are a few complications between Arthur's funeral and his final destination.
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