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Oh Dear, King Lear by Juliet Devon
Published: 17 March 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The Head Teacher and Mrs Bloss are written as female, but could be changed to male if preferred.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act youth theatre play set on a school hall stage.
SynopsisNikki, the drama teacher, is running up to the performance of King Lear, despite the interruptions from the Head and the cleaning lady, but she's in for a nasty surprise - her Cordelia will be abroad on the nights of the play.
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Cold Case by Barry Lambert
Published: 11 March 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Written as 3M, 2F, but the waiter could easily become a waitress, with a few minor tweaks.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, one-act comedy (with a crime drama lurking in the background). Single simple restaurant/bar setting.
SynopsisEmma and Simon are celebrating their wedding anniversary in Tenerife when Emma recognises a man from a jewellery store robbery she investigated for the police thirty years ago. Tom was an employee at the store, but Emma always thought he knew more than he let on. She plucks up the courage to finally confront him.
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It's Not Brain Surgery! by Jamie Hope
Published: 11 March 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy (on the boundary between a one-act play and a short) in a single set, most of which is a hospital bed.
SynopsisA parody doctor with a very questionable bedside manner has to fill in a patient on the unusual results of the operation to re-attach his severed thumb.
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Tremayne's Folly by John Garforth
Published: 5 March 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Three adult males, three females and a thirteen-year-old boy.
Run TimeAround 64 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA witty period script with some well-crafted characters. A single coastal setting.
SynopsisIn 1803, former soldier Parsons has taken up residence as the official hermit of Lord Tremayne's estate. But this simple life is threatened when he gets caught up in the extra-marital affairs of Sir William Pitt, and a dead Frenchman washes up on the beach.
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A Merry Lyttle Christmas by Damian Trasler
Published: 26 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Requires a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act festive comedy.
SynopsisTess Steadman wants a Christmas like she had when she was a little girl, Tess Lyttle. She invites her brother and his family to Christmas Dinner, but not everyone has the same experience of Christmas as Tess.
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Refuge by B.J. Edwards
Published: 23 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act drama set in a hotel cleaning cupboard. (The script implies a functioning door, but the effect might be achieved by lighting, minimising the set requirements.)
SynopsisDuring a terrorist attack on a hotel, guests David and Kate hide together in a cleaning cupboard.
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Circus Daze by Robert J Withers
Published: 10 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy in a single domestic set.
SynopsisHarry and Gabs' marriage has turned stale due to his reluctance to seek any excitement in life. When a circus arrives across the road, an unexpected house visit from a clown and ringmaster stirs things up.
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Murder by Proxy by Elizabeth Poynter
Published: 4 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller.
SynopsisHarold is bullied and oppressed by his confident colleague, Charles, who casually seduces the woman Harold loves. But then Charles is accused of murder...
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Nor Hell A Fury by Elizabeth Poynter
Published: 3 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, single conservatory set.
SynopsisClaire is infatuated with her friend and handyman Scott, but is unable to tell whether he feels the same way about her. Her obsession leads her down a dark path.
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Mitigating Circumstances by Juliet Devon
Published: 2 February 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Ten on-stage characters plus an offstage voice (better done live, but easy to double)
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA dramatic story told in a single set but in non-chronological order.
SynopsisSimon's death was certainly caused by his heart condition, but Emma swapping his meds for vitamins didn’t help. After the funeral, her friends gather and discuss things that might have driven Emma to murder.
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