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Back to the Start by Shari Gledhill
Published: 5 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama told with reverse chronology, mainly in a single kitchen set. Contains appropriately adult language.
SynopsisJenny and Martin's relationship is charted from its acrimonious ending back to its optimistic beginning.
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Odd Socks by Emily Hastings
Published: 3 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama in a single living-room setting. Some adult content.
SynopsisDaisy visits Chloe to share family memories. Their perspectives of the same events seem very different.
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Race to the Bottom by Graham Dillistone
Published: 1 June 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Cast largely adults, but also a couple of students in their late teens.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce with set in a school headmaster's office.
SynopsisSchools are always tense when the Ofsted inspectors are in, but this time the Principal has even more to worry about - his own son is trying to convince teachers to take part in his fund raising scheme involving photocopied bottoms.
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Waiting for Mr G by Bob Hammond
Published: 29 May 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy set on and around a park bench.
SynopsisSmall time crooks Arthur and Willie have been told to meet Mr G, the Mr Big of the local underworld. Willie has just pulled off a lucrative job involving 50 fake Rolex watches which, much to his amazement, turn out to be the genuine article. Unfortunately Willie has unwittingly crossed the line into Mr G's territory.
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Does My Bum Look Big In This? by Johnny Grim
Published: 27 May 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act adult comedy set at a café table. Australian settings but with opportunities for customising to other locations.
SynopsisLong-time Aussie friends Donna, Janice and Sharon meet for coffee, prior to Janice flying off to attend her sister's wedding. Their get together is suddenly interrupted with news that the wedding has been called off.
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Billy's Will by Seymour Cresswell
Published: 20 May 2020

Runner-up Best Play, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Adjudicator's Award for Best Moment of Theatre at Glenealy One Act Drama Festival, January 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAward-winning one-act drama in a single (Dublin living room) setting.
SynopsisRookie solicitor David has been sent to draw up a will for Billy, an aged alcoholic, struck off solicitor. The straightforward task becomes complicated for David, as he witnesses family tensions and division - with their various disputes and secrets.
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The Sadist by Brent Holland
Published: 9 April 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The age of the Sadist is not specified, the rest are teenagers.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act horror story for a teenage cast. Single (remote cabin) setting.
SynopsisA group of young friends are involved in a serious road accident deliberately contrived by the Sadist who imprisons the victims and puts them through a callous game. The strength of their friendship is severely tested.
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All's Well that Ends Well [60-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
Published: 6 April 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbridgement of William Shakespeare's 'All's Well that Ends Well', with every word remaining Shakespeare's.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisWhen the low-born Helena cures the King's illness, she chooses as her reward marriage to Bertram, Count of Rousillon. Bertram, unimpressed by this, goes to war to avoid his new wife. Helena concocts a plan to win him over.
A comedy in the Shakespearean sense of a story with a happy ending. In modern terms, more of a drama.
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I Remember When by Dawn Cairns
Published: 3 April 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Three on-stage characters plus four off-stage (including two children) who might be recorded.
Run TimeAround 44 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy in a single camp-site setting.
SynopsisJohn looks forward to re-visiting his childhood holiday campsite but his wife Sheila is not so sure, particularly when John insists his curmudgeonly mother come along too.
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