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Romantic Novelist by Graham Jones
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.
StyleShort one-act comedy play for three ladies. Single set (written as a domestic interior, but could be hinted-at, rather than fully realised). Simple props.
SynopsisLouella Packenham is struggling to finish her latest bodice-ripper with the help of her faithful assistant Miss Trent. But Louella's errant husband is clearly on her mind too, then her housekeeper Miss Fortune asks for help with her equally wayward brother. Can the straitlaced Miss Trent bring him back to the fold?
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The Room by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters cover a range of ages from twenties to seventies.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single set - character study with a rather sinister edge!
SynopsisFour women of varying ages and infirmities enter a room, supposedly in a rest home/hospice called 'Pleasantways'. They're told to enter the room but not to leave. The women open up to each other about the circumstances that brought them to this place and their feelings about the treatment they have received. Exploration of their current position leads to a sinister discovery...
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Rossetti's Women by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three roles. Written to be played by one actress, but could be performed by three.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a minimal set.
SynopsisThe three women describe their relationships and contrasting lives, shared with Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Their emotions are gradually revealed - through which he captured their hearts and minds. In such a different era to the present day, the Pre-Raphaelites were a force to be reckoned with.
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Rusticesses by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCollection of three linked sketches. No set requirements, simple props. The sketches could be presented together, or could be used separately (for example as front-of-curtain interludes in a sketch show).
SynopsisTwo ladies of dubious intellectual capacity discuss life, husbands and their impending motherhood in three encounters.
Described by the author as a self-supporting companion to 'Rustics' by which he means that the concept is similar (this is the female counterpart), but the scripts are totally independent.
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Singled Out by Geoff Rose-Michael
Nominated for New Writing Award and Set Design Award, and winner of Best Actress Award (Jo) at Leatherhead Drama Festival 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. There are two principal characters, one non-speaking (and largely immobile) character and an opening voice-over (which could be recorded, omitted or consigned to programme notes!)
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller with a single (meeting room) setting.
SynopsisWhen SODA, the Singles Online Dating Agency, arranges a social night for some of its members, the first two girls to arrive soon discover they have both previously suffered a similar disturbing experience, and that they have been lured there by person or persons unknown, and then locked in.
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A Sixpenny War by Allan Williams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama set during World War Two in the staff restroom of a Woolworths store in London.
SynopsisThe horror of war (and the specific horros of the Second World War), seen through the eyes of a group of girls working at Woolworths each one of whom is personally affected, is dramatically evoked using contemporary political speeches as a background for the girls' experiences.
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Sleepover Secrets by Tony Domaille
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One character is an offstage female voice.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for youth theatre with a single (bedroom) setting.
SynopsisFive sixteen-year-old girls are having a sleepover when they decide to share their most closely guarded secrets. Who has the biggest secret and who will believe whom?
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A Smell of Burnt Feathers by Paul Gisby
Winner of the 1999 Royal Mail 'Write Now' play award.
Production by Penrhos Players won Best Drama in the Hale One-Act-Play festival, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are adult sisters of a similar age (assumed mid-thirties).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleContemporary realism. One-act play, single modern set, simple props. (Contains swearing.)
SynopsisOriole is events manager for an important conference, and her detailed plans didn't involve the arrival of her sister Jenny, fresh from their father's funeral. However, Oriole has some surprises in store for Jenny.
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Something of a Stir by Joseph A. Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy, single domestic set.
SynopsisDora is expecting her friend Paula for a cup of tea and a chat, but Paula brings Maisie Day, a card reader who Dora is convinced is a charlatan. Can Dora pull off a little tea leaf trickery of her own to put Maisie in her place?
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The Swan Queen by Frank Canino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. There is one speaking voice, Lenore. She addresses the audience as a friend, but also addresses two other people (1M, 1F) who might appear on stage. There is also an option for a group of male dancers.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo pieces (associated with classical ballet) are suggested as accompaniment. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StylePowerful, brilliantly-written one act play. Single set with simple furniture representing multiple locations.
SynopsisA former Prima Ballerina navigates the final months of her life, balancing her health concerns with those of her stepson, an artist with AIDS. Despite some stark differences at first, the pair find common ground and become allies as they each cope with their diagnoses.
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