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Don't Bury The Banjo by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Five speaking roles and two non-speaking pallbearers.
Run TimeAround 130 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama - with comedy and pathos - with a single kitchen/store room setting.
SynopsisRuth Thwaites is preparing for her husband's funeral, and is delighted her son Jake has come home for it. But Jake's life in the big city isn't all he's made it out to be, and his 'friend' Roiseen has tracked him down to break some big news.
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Family Spirit by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two acts (in length, somewhere on the boundary between a one-act play and a full-length - that is to say, another shorter piece could be fitted in the same program if desired). Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisWhen Arthur dies, he's a little surprised to find that he's still in his old house. His guide angel, Simon, explains that he's being assessed to determine which way he goes next, but there are a few complications between Arthur's funeral and his final destination.
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Fools Call It Fate by Jessica McHugh
Winner of the Mobtown Playwrights Group (Baltimore MD) original playwriting competition, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Three of the characters are intended to double as 'No-one'. Whilst there is no formal chorus, there are options for additional customers in the bar and restaurant scenes.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama in which threads of tangled lives are interwoven with scenes in a form of purgatory. Four locations, but can be done very simply. Contains adult themes and offensive language (if that's what offends you).
SynopsisA story of sex, coincidence, and an electronic cigarette.
A group of characters interweave as their stories unfold - Sophie is sleeping with Gabby's husband, he's the Health Inspector who's shut down Tara's bakery, and Tara just met Ash in the bar run by Danny, who's Sophie's brother... and the man who drugged and raped Tara...
An intriguing, challenging and very well constructed play with lots of depth to the characters.
Set in Baltimore, Maryland, but could easily be transposed to another country!
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For Your Tomorrow by Peter Ayre
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Whilst there are nine characters, doubling of three is invited (for example, the young Albert Parker is intended to be played by the actor who plays David, the older Albert's son.)
Run TimeAround 115 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length drama. Two domestic sets (in the original production this was one box set, with the location change was achieved by using an upstage curtain to conceal or reveal additional set details). Contains a little swearing.
SynopsisAlbert is getting old and forgetful, so he's moving in with son and daughter-in-law. His presence and decline add to the problems they're already having with their son. But the play also shows how Albert lived as a young man and husband, and tells of some of the experiences that made him who he was - in particular a little-known second world war campaign that marked a turning-point in the war with Japan.
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Further Education by Pete Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Frank and Anne are written with Geordie accents.
Run TimeAround 117 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedic play (backed by a bit of recent British history) with a single (scruffy student flat) setting.
SynopsisIn this very well observed play, set during the miners' strike in the 1980s, Essex University students, flat sharing Rachel, Emma and Claire invite Durham miner Frank to stay with them whilst he joins the picket line in the locality. The clash of working class and middle class values come to the fore during his stay and in amusing turns both sides learn from the other.
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Getting It Right by Roger Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 124 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length comedy drama, aimed at adult audiences, on a full stage set - with practical doors.
SynopsisChris and Di have been together for some time, and are getting by - on Di's salon and Chris's small removals business, but they've never hosted both sets of parents. Di thinks now is the time. In fact, there's a lot she's thinking about that Chris hasn't considered...
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Hair of the Dog by Molly McCluskey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length romantic comedy. Single set, simple props.
SynopsisIn Las Vegas to celebrate the upcoming wedding of his older brother, Keith drinks way too much and wakes up with no memory of the night before. Why is his best friend Amy in his room and acting so strangely? Why was his wallet left in a wedding chapel? And where are his pants? [The last question points out that this is written in American English!]
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Happiness by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. In addition to the on-stage characters, there is an opening voiceover from a priest (which, for casting purposes, is assumed to be arecording.)
Run TimeAround 115 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play. Is this a romantic comedy? Probably! It's well-plotted, with serious and comedic moments and plenty of scope for character acting. Single living-room set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThe countdown to Philippa's marriage to Christopher is almost up, but they're just coming back from a funeral. The death of her beloved Aunt Susan is just the first event of many that makes Philippa reconsider her future plans for happiness.
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Happy Campers by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters rangein age from 15 to 60.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo-act comedy drama. Single outdoor set (with tents!) Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA comedy with a bite to it, this tells the story of a family gathering in the Yorkshire countryside to scatter the ashes of a man with a dark history. There are revelations all round and an unexpected treasure hunt.
As the tag line for one of the productions put it, The excitement is in tents.
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It's Business As Usual by John Peel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Eight on-stage characters and an off-stage voice.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length comedy play, largely set in the office of a pie making company. (A couple of scenes elsewhere which could be created without separate sets.)
SynopsisPlover's Pies may be in financial trouble. Certainly the bank want a closer look at the books, but the man they send has a few useful ideas for the business, if Percy Plover can drag his attention away from golf and his new secretary.
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