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Checking Out by Jo Chandler
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play.
SynopsisSingle mother Sandra is proud of daughter Kerry Ann's academic success and high flying career, but they are both keeping secrets from each other - with tragic results.
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Cissie Encountering The Gods by Sandra Horn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act monologue.
SynopsisCissie tells us of her life and her strange neighbour Thea. Thea and her daughter Cory have had a big effect on Cissie's life. They bring an interest beyond her brief and boring marriage and the prying eyes of her other neighbours, as well as a genuinely unexpected intimate encounter.
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Cut it Out by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. It is intended that one of the three actors plays multiple roles. The play could be performed by one adult and two teenagers, or by three teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, dealing with self-harm. Minimal set requirments. Contains swearing.
SynopsisClaire has been a self-harmer since the death of her twin sister. Why does she feel guilty, and why does her mother feel guilty too? Why can't they connect over this common bond? A gritty, emotional character piece.
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Daisy Markham by Janice Sampson
Performance by Shiskine SWI drama group won, best play, best supporting actress, best actress in the Isle of Arran One Act Drama Festival 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (dining kitchen) setting. Some strong language.
SynopsisFiercely independent 102 year old Daisy refuses help from the authorities until mature Social Worker Jenny arrives on the scene. Their relationship develops fruitfully when they discover a surprising connection with Daisy's traumatic younger days.
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Dance Story by Frank Gibbons
Shortlisted in the SCDA Play on Words competition 2011.
Performance by Cardigan Theatre won the 'best actress' award at the Pembrokeshire one-act festival, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The announcer is written male (and sounds male, but need not be). PJs group of dancers are assumed female, but need not be. There are four of them but there could be more or fewer. Two parts written adult, the rest are of high school age.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Not a musical (in the sense that it does not include songs), but the backdrop is rival dance troupes, so dance could be a major element.
SynopsisThe Dragon Belles dance team are through to the finals of the competition, but one of the members is too ill to dance. In fact, she has a heart condition that can only be cured at a hospital in Canada. Now they need the prize money to send her there, but will her replacement be good enough?
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Dancing Backwards by Alison Chaplin
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. 5 necessary characters (all female) plus 6 optional non-speaking roles (3M, 3F) designed to be shared across 2 actors.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act tragi-comedy with a flexible setting.
SynopsisBetty talks to strangers at the bus stop. She tells them all about her visits to her dying husband, her recent dramatic discoveries about him, and her need for revenge.
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Dead True by Geoff Rose-Michael
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller with a single living room setting. Originally published September 2016, revised December 2018.
SynopsisJan was the main suspect in a murder case in the past but was acquitted. Ghost writer Kim is helping Jan to write a memoir of her experiences and soon finds herself subjected to a horrifying ordeal at Jan’s hands.
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The Definition of Love by Benoni Holt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The monologue is in the voice of a sixteen-year-old English girl. (There is some room for manoeuvre - with minor tweaks to the script - in the specific age, and in the nationality).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. No set or props required. Contains swearing and sensitive issues.
SynopsisAn angry sixteen-year-old rages about her sister's cancer and the many other trials in her life, all brought about by the ability to love. She argues for and against in an eloquent, sometimes poignant, monologue with an unexpectedly positive ending.
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Dialogue by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are written as male, but could be played female without changing the nature of the piece.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleUnnerving and disturbing, but gripping one-act play. Single simple set.
SynopsisTwo immortal beings argue about the pros and cons of passing the time by experimenting with creation. Eventually the one who has worked hard on his people and his vision has to admit it's all gone horribly wrong. The other is happy to bring things to a close.
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The Dreaming by Richard James
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  Performance by Maidenhead Drama Guild won Best Play and Best Actor at the Henley Drama Festival, 2017.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are written male, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, suitable for a bare stage presentation.
SynopsisTwo men find themselves in a featureless room, with no memory of how they arrived there, or even who they are. Their only clues come from scraps of paper on the floor, that seem to mirror words they have spoken. Can it be true that they're just characters in an unwritten play?
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