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Albert and His Women by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The youngest character is aged 52.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Single domestic set. Contains one mild swearword (the play, not the set).
SynopsisAlbert's doing his best to set his 52 year old son Tom up with a female friend. Tom thinks it's to compensate for his lack of ability with women, since he never knew his mother, but actually Albert has other motives...
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Aspects of a Betrayal by David Pollard
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is gender non-specific and voice only.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a drawing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisDolly is visited by Tom, an old colleague of ler late husband Travis, who was a spy. The scandal which surrounded Travis’ defection fatally damaged Tom’s career and marriage. It becomes apparent that Tom is in fact spying on Dolly and that his past and present friendship has been nothing but a cover. At first devastated by yet another act of betrayal, Dolly sees the triviality of the whole process. At the close, she and Tom listen to Travis’ tawdry funeral as it is broadcast from St Petersburg.
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Birthright by Christine Steenfeldt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in a single setting.
SynopsisAn original storyline suggesting a question mark over Shakespeare's birthplace in a short dramatic comedy, with a twisting plot!
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Café Society by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The characters are vaguely middle-aged (whatever that means).
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single cafe setting. A romantic comedy of an unexpected kind. Contains swearing.
SynopsisPauline is enjoying a long wait for her lunch in the rather run-down cafe that Luigi has inherited from his mother. When Patrick enters, she's not sure she wants to be disturbed, but they fall into an easy conversation - or so she thinks, until he disappears without any explanation.
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Can Malone Die? by David Pollard
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a study set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisMax Feeney is a best-selling author on the point of killing off his character the ‘Ethical Assassin’ when the fictional character appears to argue to be spared. In the ensuing debate, hidden and unacknowledged truths are surfaced and the question of the debt owed by creator to creature is examined. Ultimately, Max succumbs to a heart attack while grappling with his creation. Has this all been the result of Feeney’s descent into madness or is illusion more real than we think?
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A Christmas Carol In 60 Minutes Or Less! by Martin Prest
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Various doubling alternatives suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in various settings.
SynopsisStaying as true to the original Dickens story as time allows, it unfolds neatly through narration and action. Originally published in 2014, revised edition published September 2017.
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Clause Fourteen by David Pollard
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a dressing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisAging actor Clifford finds himself in a hellish situation playing opposite his ex-wife Connie in a production which, against all probability, is a smash hit. He turns to his agent Katz to get him out of the show but he has signed an unbreakable contract and Katz is more interested in claiming his due. In the ensuing action, Clifford is made to face unpleasant truths about himself and his past relationships and to understand his position in a hell of his own creation. Think Dr Faustus!
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Closure by Robert Scott
People's Choice Award by Manchester High School's Lancer Theatre Company, USA 2018
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play with a minimal set.
SynopsisLuke's birthday party is a lonely affair - there's just him, until his ex-girlfriend Tanya walks in. She only meant to drop off his gift, but soon they're involved in a strenuous argument over closure and who gets it.
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Cold Blooded Killer by Geoff Rose-Michael
New
  Won the New Writing Award at the Leatherhead Drama Festival, 2013. (Also received nominations for best actor and best actress.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Characters include one mysterious figure (non-speaking) and two female voices which might well be recorded.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single set.
First published 2014, revised 2018.
SynopsisRecently widowed Jack disturbs Becky, an intruder, and is shocked by how much she resembles his late wife, who died along with her mother in mysterious circumstances. Jack attempts to persuade Becky to impersonate his wife, to inherit the fortune of her mother. Their web of deceit becomes progressively tangled culminating in a shocking ending.
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Day of Days by Allan Williams
'Day of Days' was Finalist at the British All Winners One-Act festival, July 2012, on the way to which the production picked-up numerous awards including Best Play, Best Actor and Best Individual Performance.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set (which can be done with minimal staging.) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisMaggie has some news for Tom. Unexpected news. News of his long-distant past - a time he has forgotten, or perhaps he wanted to forget...
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