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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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Tea With Mrs Pankhurst by Ruth Urquhart & James Douglas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The minimum with doubling omits two non-speaking waitresses and has two actors playing the female principals and two playing the rest (both male and female roles).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, designed to be played without a formal set.
SynopsisThe stories of Emmeline Pankhurst and Selina Cooper are compared in an attempt to judge who gave most to the cause of votes for women. The story is told in flashback, with minimal sets and audience interaction, mostly in the cake-eating sense. An educational journey through the history of British Women's Suffrage.
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Tourney by Paul Gisby
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. All the characters are adults. There are two non-speaking males (who dance in mediaeval armour!) who could be doubled by two other characters.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy drama (visual, physical, verbal). Simple sets - two basic locations. Simple props (if your idea of simple is swords and battleaxes). Fun for the wardrobe mistress, including armour!
SynopsisIt's a Mediaeval Re-enactment Society, so the constitution is based on feudalism. King Duncan is about to abdicate (to nurse his hernia) and has the right to appoint a successor. The choice comes down to Sir Roger, who has a pedantic obsession with the detail of mediaeval combat and Sir Eric, who wants to be Errol Flynn playing the Black Prince. And, with the connivance of Queen Veronica, it comes down to trial by combat.
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Traitors, Cads & Cowards by Martin McNamara
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 66 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, though performing groups may wish to add an interval. Single prison cell setting, and some strong language.
SynopsisDuring the Great War, an army deserter, a conscientious objector and an IRA soldier share a cell. They play out their respective journeys to prison and relate the horrors of the period. Liam, an Irish rebel arrested after the Easter Rising in Dublin, has been transported to the military wing of London's Wandsworth Prison for questioning. He is bunked in with Alfred, a shell-shocked veteran of the trenches up on desertion charges. Their other cell mate is Henry, conscientious objector, court martialed for refusing his call up papers. Can three very different 'Traitors to the King' find common ground?
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Tresses by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Contains one non-speaking male role and one pre-recorded voice.
Run TimeAround 109 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length historical drama, set in an ornate Victorian room and a graveyard.
SynopsisThe Brotherhood of the Pre-Raphaelites has recruited a new sitter, the dazzling but uncultured Elizabeth Siddal. She becomes Rossetti's wife and a friend to his sister, but the unequal marriage takes a terrible toll. Contains a scene with partial female nudity.
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The Trumpet Major by Thomas Hardy (adapted Peter John Cooper)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The piece is interspersed with the reminiscences of the old Anne Garland. (Her role coulde be doubled by her younger self.)
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length period drama. The scenes flow continuously, so intended to be performed with stage areas and levels rather than a formal set.
SynopsisThomas Hardy's novel of life in the Napoleonic era, with soldiers massing to repel invasion, and village life in turmoil as a result.
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With Garibaldi In Rome by Peter Parkinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. Most of the characters are adults, with one eleven-year-old boy.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHistorical drama with multiple locations in Rome indicated largely by lighting and furniture.
SynopsisEleanor Chadwick is in Rome, looking for answers to her husband's death as the city is liberated from the Pope's authoritarian rule. But the French besiege the city and Eleanor finds more than the answers she sought.
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The Wooing Of Isabella by Natasha Marie Eyre
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 81 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play, set in the thirteenth century.
SynopsisLady Isabella is a worthy prize - with lands and income, but she has no wish to marry Simon de Montford, or give herself over to the nearby Priory. Harrassed by those around her, she uses her friend and kinswoman Emma to keep all at bay until the matter can be resolved.
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