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Reading by Firelight by Margaret Histed
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Range of (playing) ages from 'the twins' aged eight to their seventy-year-old grandfather. (The twins need not be identical, nor of the same gender.)
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching short play (three 'acts', but a total time of only 15 minutes). Single domestic set - mainly indicated by a few essential props. Contains one mild swear-word (which can be dropped at the direcor's discretion).
SynopsisEddie's family surprise him with a party on his seventieth birthday, but there's a row and his granddaughter leaves suddenly. She returns later to open her heart to the old man and gain some understanding.
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Room with a View by Henry P. Gravelle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA dramatic sketch with a single (hotel room) setting.
SynopsisFour thieves meet in a high rise hotel room after a botched bank heist. The situation only gets worse.
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Sad Angel by Robert Foylan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama set in a park.
SynopsisGrace is walking in the park, preparing herself for a dramatic moment in her life, when she meets a sad-looking man. He seems to know a lot about her and her life, but could he really be her guardian angel?
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Sergeant Major Hewitt by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The Doctor and porter are written male, but could be played female. Thomas is a teenager, the rest of the characters are adults.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single (hospital room) set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisA World War One Veteran has to share his hospital room with a boy whose father died in World War 2. Though they are only together a short while, they have a great impact on each other's lives.
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The Signalman by Matthew Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice, which could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA Victorian gothic drama in one act with a single (signal box) setting.
SynopsisThe thrilling Charles Dickens story is brought to life in this stage adaptation, as tension inexorably builds towards the signalman's fate.
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The Smell of Almonds by Nigel Holloway
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One (gender non-specific) character is an offstage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama with no set necessary, using cyclorama effects.
SynopsisA play charting the dark and unexpected secrets which hide behind the disjointed memories and imaginings of an old man and his cat. Set during the Second World War, the play tells the story of Yitzhak, a migrant Jewish worker in the bulb fields near Amsterdam, his cat, Pushka, his son, Ibrahim, and his wife, Esther. Despite the apparently placid exterior of a man in the Autumn of his life, Yitzhak’s past has been dominated by violent and tragic events, both internal and external. What is the true nature of justice, and the price of survival?
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The Soldiers' Tale by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single, minimal set, basic props.
SynopsisThe events on Calvary discussed from the perspective of bystanders, including the soldiers who administered the crucifixion.
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Stardust by 10 x 10 Writers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 58 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSix short plays inspired by the life and work of David Bowie.
SynopsisSix short plays, a mixture of comedy and drama, inspired by the life and work of David Bowie. All were winners of the October 2016 Chesil Theatre New Writing Festival. The plays are available individually, but are provided here as a collection at a discount.
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Talking in the Library by Jackie Carreira
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play with a single (library) setting.
SynopsisThe disparate group of regulars at the library along with the librarian and his assistant discover things about each other, and perhaps more importantly themselves and their relationships, over the course of a few weeks.
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Tea With Mrs Pankhurst by Ruth Urquhart & James Douglas
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. The minimum with doubling omits two non-speaking waitresses and has two actors playing the female principals and two playing the rest (both male and female roles).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play, designed to be played without a formal set.
SynopsisThe stories of Emmeline Pankhurst and Selina Cooper are compared in an attempt to judge who gave most to the cause of votes for women. The story is told in flashback, with minimal sets and audience interaction, mostly in the cake-eating sense. An educational journey through the history of British Women's Suffrage.
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