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The Search for Pyrrha by Jonathan Edgington
Published: 15 July 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort fantasy drama with an air of mystery. A stand-alone play, but also the sequel to the award-winning Gone.
SynopsisTen years after her disappearance, George is still searching for his wife. In a field scheduled to be turned into a nature reserve, he finds a mysterious door.
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Toxic by Chris Hicks
Published: 14 July 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, dark, comic monologue. It's set in a bar, so might work particularly well in a sketch evening in a cabaret venue (tables and a bar), just by turning a spotlight on the actor at the bar.
SynopsisSteven's criminal past would appear to be at odds with his new job, working in a pub.
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Protocol by Cheryl Barrett
Published: 5 July 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch for a cast of two in a single simple set.
SynopsisBrendan arrives at Belfast airport on a visit to his mother. However, before he can see her, he has to go through customs. All is not as straightforward as he expected.
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Sixth Wife by Gill Medway
Published: 9 June 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two live characters plus a voicemail announcement which is assumed to be prerecorded (as is the nature of such things).
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA nice twist on the monologue format as the script jumps between Roy and Cathy's reflections on Roy's past wives and their upcoming marriage. A simple set, two good characters with fun, witty dialogue would make a good challenge for a pair of actors.
SynopsisNo, not that sixth wife. Roy is about to get married for the sixth time. But do he and the bookish Cathy have that much in common?
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Forty-Two by Amanda Giles
Published: 1 June 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The voice of the App could be recorded or played live. The angels are written male, but since they are angels this scarcely matters.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy play for a couple of pieces of furniture, four actors and the gentle voice of a phone app. (British English, using 'lounge' for 'living room' and including slang for a cigarette which might confuse speakers of other varieties of English.)
SynopsisJemima has just woken up from her meditation cd session to find three strange men in her living room. Well, not men, they're angels, summoned by the cd she has just listened to. They have answers for Jemima, but she won’t like them...
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Miriam Waits by Amanda Giles
Published: 26 May 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Essentially a monologue, but with station Tannoy announcements (which could be played live or recorded)
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short well-written monologue with some interesting reflections on family relationships.
SynopsisAs she waits at a railway station, Miriam recounts her relationship with her father over his final years.
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Going Digital by E. C. Chapman
Published: 20 May 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA monologue set in an armchair surrounded by remote controls.
SynopsisPatricia, in her eighties, struggles to adapt to the increasingly complex technology which threatens to leave her generation behind.
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Hearts and Minds by E. C. Chapman
Published: 20 May 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMonologue, set in a Northern Irish kitchen.
SynopsisUlsterman Michael grew up in the Troubles and fears his beloved Belfast has failed to learn the lessons of the past.
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Ring Finger by E. C. Chapman
Published: 20 May 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDramatic monologue (not for the squeamish) in a single set (it really only needs a bedroom chair).
SynopsisElizabeth travels with a childhood friend to The Pyramids where the old moral to 'be careful what you wish for' takes a violent and unexpected turn.
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Smoke and Mirrors by E. C. Chapman
Published: 20 May 2021
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDramatic monologue recounted by a theatre director.
Synopsis A director talks through the trials and tribulations on an outdoor production of one of Shakespeare's most celebrated plays.
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