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I Am Hamlet by Richard James
Performance by Portree ADS won the Wakefield Quaich Award for Presentation, Scottish One Act Festival, 2011, Performance by Thurso Players won Best Play award at the SCDA One Act Play Festival, 2012,
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy thriller, single bare-stage set.
SynopsisAn amateur actor auditions for the lead role in a local production of Hamlet. There is some fun to be had as the director puts him through his acting paces, but slowly we learn that the actor has more in common with the Prince of Denmark than meets the eye...
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I'm On A Train by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat, simple monologue that could be comedy gold in the right hands. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisIt's a tough day for businessman Tom Wright, as he races to Edinburgh in a last-ditch attempt to save his company. Sadly, things are not destined to go his way, and the phone calls he makes and receives on that journey reveal the scope of the disaster that unfolds.
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In a League of His Own by Mark Griffin
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage (or recorded) soccer commentator.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play set in an Irish student flat (the main features of which are a couch and a TV set).
SynopsisSoccer-obsessed student Eamo is unhappy with the progress of a local team because they're ruining his standing in the Fantasy Football league. And Eamo has a lot of money riding on the outcome. His flatmate, John, thinks Eamo should calm down, but then Mazza, a self-proclaimed legend, arrives to really stir things up.
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In Sanity by Eleanor Hough
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for two men. No set. The props are all coats.
SynopsisThere are two men, of that we can be sure. Everything else is subject to negotiation. They may be involved in a murder and trying to flee the scene, but first one of them has to figure out how to drive, and if they're friends, or lovers or brothers or even who they are.
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The Last Waltz by Johnny Grim
This play won the author the Best Writer award at the 2009 Perth ITA (Independent Theatre Association) Dramafest.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two protagonists are an Australian and Australian of Indian origin.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama (with elements of black comedy!) Single set with two locations - a taxi and a park bench. Contains swearing.
SynopsisShane Grantham plans revenge on the man who stole his wife. He requests a taxi to take him to the place where the man lives. For driver Krishnan Singh, this is just another routine call, and his passenger just another face in the crowd. A chance meeting between two strangers, two men from very different worlds, who on this one night discover that love is universal.
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Leaving Tommy by Mark Seaman
Winner of seven awards during original 2005 production, including 3 festival awards (Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire) for best original script.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, set in a prison cell during the first world war. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisA young man has been tried and found guilty of cowardice and desertion at the front during World War One, and awaits his death by firing squad. He is visited by the army Chaplain, a Captain who hears about his reasons for joining up and what really happened on the front line.
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A Little Elfin Magic by Donna Brightwell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are written as male or female, this is largely a matter of personal pronouns, so the script can easily be adjusted to accommodate anything from ten boys through to ten girls.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act (well, technically two acts, but of one-act play length!) secular Christmas play. Aimed at junior school children, but could enjoyably be played for laughs by older groups!
SynopsisIt's September and the Elves in Santa's toy workshop are in a spot of bother - they've only just woken up after their New Year Party and they have three months to make a year's worth of toys. Worse still, could the new department member be a spy?
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The Madness of Sherlock Holmes by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One of the characters is non-speaking.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller. Single set - a prison cell!
SynopsisA curious and very authentic Holmes tale, with the Great Detective locked in a cell and wearing a straitjacket. Is there really a plot to assassinate the Queen, or is this a fabrication of Holmes' deranged mind, as his friend Watson suspects?
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Make Up by Terry Adlam
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One offstage voice, could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play, with a simple set.
SynopsisPartners in comedy for many years, Bob and Roy have reached a crisis point. Bob has had enough of the club circuit, but Roy isn't ready to give up. Will the two be able to compromise, or is it the end of the road?
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The Man Who Died Twice by Robert Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single set (Sherlock Holmes' study).
SynopsisSherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are sent a plea for help with a case. Sidney Mickelthwaite, an embezzler with debts to a disreputable family, took to a boat on the river Rockingham one night and apparently committed suicide. Less than a month later, he was seen on his way to committing suicide... again. Can Holmes and Watson solve the mystery of the man who died twice?
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