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The Shelter Secrets by Deborah Heath
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Doubling possible for two characters, plus two offstage voices.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play, suitable for secondary age or youth theatre, with split staging to enable multiple rapid scene changes.
SynopsisTaking shelter from an air raid in their school's boiler room, four children swap secrets in the form of stories. They're surprised to find their tales all meet up and form a larger narrative, one that's completed by their teacher.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Beast of Bingley Moor by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Characters include Woofer, the dog and The Speckled Band (a musical group whose role is to play three ominous chords). For the rest, the producer's copy of the script contains some guidance as to who might play which.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show (an alternative to British Pantomime) in two acts, treating Conan Doyle's famous creation to merciless parody. Multiple locations, but minimal sets intended.
SynopsisThe (self-proclaimed) World's Greatest Detective sets off with Watson in tow to discover who has been thieving from the larder of Doome-Layden Hall, but the pair find more than they’d bargained for when the run into the Beast of Bingley Moor.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Vanishing Author by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Six characters but only three actors required
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA mystery drama with a single set, doubling as Holmes' apartment and Doyle's consulting room.
SynopsisConan Doyle is gradually taken over by his creation Sherlock Holmes, but then the attempt to kill off his creation, results in Holmes using all of his skills to escape death.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Mystery of Mallen Hall by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBrilliant full-length mystery in a single Baker Street set.
SynopsisThe redoubtable Holmes is presented with a murder mystery that took place three weeks previously, hundreds of miles away. With his usual brilliance, he solves the case from the comfort of his rooms in Baker Street.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Pirates of the Horn by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play set in and around Victorian London.
SynopsisIt's 1888, and Sherlock Holmes is set the task of unravelling the identity of pirates operating off the Horn of Africa (the coast of Somalia!) where they are threatening British Interests in the shipping using the Suez Canal.
A satisfying Sherlockian mystery with modern resonances.
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Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet by Bart Lovins
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 35. No chorus. Designed to be played by a cast of 10 (doubling notes provided in the producer's script).
Run TimeAround 131 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length adaptation of Conan Doyle's detective novel, with continuous action through various settings, performed with ten actors and four chairs (props are mimed).
SynopsisThe game is afoot and mystery and murder abound! The year is 1881. The city is London. A man lies dead in an empty house, not a mark upon him and no clues - save for the word RACHE scrawled in blood on the wall above. Elsewhere, two young men - a former army doctor and a brilliant eccentric - meet for the first time.
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Shivers by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTrilogy of one-act plays with a supernatural theme. Two interior sets plus the interior of an elevator cabin. A mixture of comedy and ghostly melodrama.
SynopsisThe three scripts - Falling Apart, All Hallows Eve and Knock Knock, Who's There? - are all available separately.
Whilst there is no set order to the plays, Falling Apart - with a couple trapped in a lift - might be performed front-of-curtain between the other two plays, which each require an interior setting with a practical window.
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Showdown at Shuddering Heights by Anne Graham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. One optional M or F
Run TimeAround 77 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length farce, in three acts.
SynopsisFaced with bankruptcy Ella, the owner of the isolated Bear Inn, takes to the bottle. An unexpected visitor arrives and the contents of his luggage - a plastic carrier bag - starts a madcap sequence of events.
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The Siege of Manchester by Ben Alexander
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 38. No chorus. 38 speaking roles plus an offstage voice, 2 non-speaking soldiers and various opportunities for crowds. Can be performed with a minimum of 12 actors, though 18 or more would be optimum.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA historical thriller with various settings.
SynopsisKing Charles I, at loggerheads with his Parliament, is faced with rebellion. Lord Strange, Lord Lieutenant for Lancashire and a Royalist, attempts to take military command in Lancashire. Manchester, Protestant by persuasion and for Parliament, resists under the leadership of some of the deputy-lieutenants. The play recounts their resistance, culminating in Derby's siege of the town in September 1642.
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The Snow Queen [Version 4] by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 28. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleIn two acts, this is a new look at the Hans Christian Andersen tale.
SynopsisWhen the Snow Queen breaks her magic mirror, shards fly out into the world. She'll only see herself as ugly in every mirror, unless she retrieves every last shard from the hearts and eyes of men... Kay has the last two shards and the Snow Queen takes him prisoner, so Gerda must rescue her love from the queen.
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