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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. (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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Watch This Space [Comedy Play] by Karrena Dewhurst
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One of the characters is the voice of the computer - conceivably recorded, but probably better live.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, set in space. (There is also a follow-up, 'Watch This Space Too', by Leo Finn, using the same characters.)
SynopsisRodney's just the cleaner on the spaceship, and he's the butt of everyone's jokes, even the shipboard computer. But when an Alien species threatens the ship, only Rodney's brain has the... spare capacity for telepathic communication. It's up to him to save the ship!
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Watch Your Back by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Barlow is a male voice on a telephone speaker and might be doubled (or, possibly, recorded).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single 1970s office set.
SynopsisThis takes us back to a typical typing pool in 1972, where lecherous Head of the Accounts Department, Mr.Crawley, known as Creepy Crawley to the girls in the office, rules the roost. Supervisor Marjorie is frustrated in her attempts to shelter her girls, Gill and Sally, from his sexist antics until newcomer Helen presents her with a delicious opportunity to make sure that Mr. Crawley gets his just desserts.
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White Lies by Richard James
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  Production by Alternate Shadows won 1st Place, Best Actress, Best Set at 2016 Duncan Rand One Act Play Festival
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. If necessary, the Waitress could be cast as a waiter.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single simple set (so easy to do as a competition piece). Simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisFour old University chums meet up again after thirty years for a meal and talk. Bea is concerned only with herself and her own success, and doesn't care about the casual way she has hurt or used the others in the past, and the other ladies decide it's time for payback. But their little revenge stunt goes a little further than they planned.
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Will's Women by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play. Single set.
SynopsisHard at work on his new tragedy about a certain Scotsman, Will Shakespeare is visited by four women from the play, and they're not at all happy with him. They have something to say about the violence and negative portrayal of women.
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You Won't Know I'm Here by Dawn Cairns
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Three on-stage characters, two off (one of which - the voice of a newsreader - would probably be recorded, the other would be better live, being the unseen half of a phone conversation.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisFor the last thirty years there has been mutual antipathy between Sheila and her Mother-In-Law, Jean whose son John dotes upon her. Today is John and Sheila's thirtieth wedding anniversary and Sheila is looking forward to a special holiday. Jean, however has other ideas. The same characters also appear in a festive counterpart I Don't Think I'll Be Here Next Christmas.
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