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Sarah by Mark Seaman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Pat and Sarah are 21 but the actors also play them as children. Pat's parents change age in step with her.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching, well-crafted one act play that uses monologues and flash-backs to achieve a fine balance between sensitivity and sentimentality as the story of Pat's relationship with her father and her friend Sarah unfolds. Single set. Mild swearing.
SynopsisPat is about to mark her twenty first birthday in a very different way. Her best friend Sarah will be there, but this year their relationship will change and things will never be the same again, for either of them, as the true nature of their friendship is revealed.
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Second Thoughts by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. (The max. and min. numbers depend on whether the production follows the author's intention and uses a quartet of four female singers to punctuate the action. There are also a few lines addressed to passers-by who might or might not appear on stage.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single minimalist set - a bus stop. Few props. A study of an attempted mid-life affair.
SynopsisHarold is waiting at the appointed spot, a bus shelter, for a meeting with his old school friend Patti, and wondering if he's up to having an affair, if that's even what's on offer.
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Setting The Record Straight by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play set in a day room at a nursing home for the elderly.
SynopsisStuart is visiting his Aunt in the home again. She's refused any pain medication so she can keep her mind clear - she wants to set the record straight. She tells Stuart things her never knew about her own past, things that involve his mother and her family.
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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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Towards the Light by Judith Ezekiel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne popular song suggested for diegetic use throughout the play. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act supernatural drama on a single set.
SynopsisTwenty-year old Neil has given Poppy, a teenage runaway, shelter in his London flat. But Poppy senses the ghostly presence of a previous tenant and calls in a medium to exorcise the property. No-one quite realises the potency of Letitia, a heartbroken older spirit seeking reconciliation with her long-lost daughter. Love, laughter and dance bring in a final understanding between the two worlds and herald optimism for the future.
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Trapped In The Web by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play comprising four monologues. Minimal set - mainly chairs and computers!
SynopsisFour characters whose common denominator is their addiction to their computers and the Internet - though they have very different reasons for their habit. Ultimately it is a play about individuals caught up in their own world - at times a world far removed from reality. With touching and at the same time comic stories to tell, ex rugby player Tom, reality TV forum fan Pam, E-Bay addict Susie, and dating site enthusiast Brenda keep us engrossed in their individual experiences on the web.
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A Trifle Unwell by Jane Lockyer Willis
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set. Difficult to categorise, but plenty of scope for characterisation. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJo's hiding from the rest of the party out on the stairs, but she's disturbed by Flora, who's escaping with the trifle. The pair meet Phil, who shouldn't really be there and then the hostess comes along to ask some searching questions. A light drama with added custard and sherry.
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The Turing Test by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Three principal females. The cafe manager, carer and social services manager could be male or female and could be played by one actor. Equally, the carer could be played by two actors, each taking a scene.
Run TimeAround 49 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn emotional one-act drama in which a family confronts dementia.. (Could be staged with just furniture, making it a good festival piece.)
SynopsisAlison Grove, an artificial Inteligence researcher, is struggling to cope with her mother's Altzheimer's disease when she should be focused on the question of whether machines are capable of rational thought.
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The Victim by Geoff Rose-Michael
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller with a single, consulting room, setting.
SynopsisPsychotherapist Dr Matt Beckett's last client of the day is late for her counselling appointment. When she does arrive, she is on crutches, and events take a shocking and sinister turn.
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Windsong by Eric Scott
Performance by Daisy Bessant of Chelford Junior Players in the role of Karen won Best Individual Performance at the Chelford Drama Festival 2015
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn atmospheric one act drama for older children, with a single (scenic spot) set.
SynopsisYoung lovers Josh and Erika meet at a local cliff top beauty spot and are interrupted by Kirsty, whose sister Karen tragically lost her life at this dangerous yet beautiful cliff top. Karen's spirit inhabits the place and in the process of revealing herself, helps with a final reconciliation.
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