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What Manner of Man by Mike Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Prince Charles Edward Stuart was regarded as having feminine looks and could be played by a woman.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act historical drama, set in the Jacobite rebellion of 1745. Most of the action takes place in a single interior set. Two exterior scenes could be played on bare stage.
SynopsisHaving reached the English town of Derby, Adjutant General of Bonnie Prince Charlie's forces, Lord George Murray agonises over the need to tell the Prince that taking London is not possible. He must win over two other members of the Prince's council to carry the day and force retreat.
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What's Up, Icarus? by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. Whilst there is no formal chorus, there is the option of adding non-speaking slaves and soldiers. The Minotaur is an off-stage presence.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic rendition of an Ancient Greek myth as a one-act play for kids. Several locations, but no set requirements.
SynopsisKing Minos of Crete is a man ahead of his time, seeing his island as a successful holiday destination. The resident monster, the terrifying half-man, half bull Minotaur and a labyrinth to keep it in are key elements in his plan. [So a major tour to see the Minotaur? No? Suit yourselves...] Brilliant designer Daedalus, assisted by his son Icarus, is enlisted to construct the labyrinth but when Daedalus finds that King Minos is inclined to imprison him too, he realises that his next design must be for a means of escape. Icarus is less than enthusiastic about the method chosen. Perhaps he sees a Greek tragedy on the cards.
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When Darkness Falls by Sam Simkin
On the evidence of this script, the author won the award for Most Promising Young Playwright, Trinity College London's International Playwriting Competition, 2013-14
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Intended for performance by a Youth Theatre company or by a mix of adults and teenagers.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, very much from the perspective of the central character.
SynopsisTeenager Alex lives with his dysfunctional family in a state of teenage confusion and angst. His witnessing of a murder has a profound effect on his already troubled mind leading to his leaving home. His encounter with homeless people is inspirational and leads him down the right path.
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The Willow Tree by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus. Zhongwen's soldiers, are the chorus (in the sense of having indefinite numbers) but are non-speaking.
[As far as I can remember, this is the only story in which the hero is an accountant.]
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous one-act play for kids, based on the legend of The Willow Pattern Plate. Multiple settings but minimal sets.
SynopsisWhen Renshu the merchant finds himself seriously in debt to the fierce Island Traders, he decides to marry off his daughter Mingmei to the entirely disagreeable but extremely rich landowner Zhongwen. But Mingmei is in love with Chang, her father’s humble accountant. Mingmei and Chang flee to a remote island but soon Zhongwen, Renshu and the Island Traders are heading for the same island. Can Renshu's inventive servant, Ping, and the sorceress Li Hua give the course of true love a fighting chance?
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Wilma Tell - The Swiss Miss by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus. Eleven speaking parts and an unspeaking chorus of unspeakable townsfolk.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comic twisting for kids of the Swiss sixteenth century legend. A one-act play in length, though structurally in three acts.
SynopsisWilma Tell and her brother Johann travel to the prosperous Swiss town of Altdorf to make their fortunes. Unfortunately their arrival coincides with that of the forces of an expanding Austrian Empire, represented by the cruel Governor Gessler. Wilma, more by accident than design, soon finds the whole town depending on her to resist Gessler's attentions.
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Windsong by Eric Scott
Performance by Daisy Bessant of Chelford Junior Players in the role of Karen won Best Individual Performance at the Chelford Drama Festival 2015
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn atmospheric one act drama for older children, with a single (scenic spot) set.
SynopsisYoung lovers Josh and Erika meet at a local cliff top beauty spot and are interrupted by Kirsty, whose sister Karen tragically lost her life at this dangerous yet beautiful cliff top. Karen's spirit inhabits the place and in the process of revealing herself, helps with a final reconciliation.
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Witch Hunt by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. All the characters are adults, but the play is intended for teenagers.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one original song supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne act play with very basic props and no requirement for scenery. Lots of work for the chorus.
SynopsisWhen an old woman moves into a cottage, she is initially greeted with hostility, however her knowledge of basic medicine gains her the respect of the local community. Trouble starts when there is famine and sickness, and the old woman is accused of witchcraft.
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With Friends Like These... by Pat Baker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The setting is a school re-union, so whilst there is no formal chorus, there could be other actors milling-about, doing whatever it is people do at school re-unions.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act murder mystery play. Single set (school hall with no specific features). Contains mild swearing. (Also contains murder.)
SynopsisA bunch of old classmates meet at a school reunion. Classmates, but not necessarily friends. Everyone seems to hold a grudge against Carol, but whose thoughts have turned to murder?
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Without Trace by Mark Seaman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller with adult themes.
SynopsisSixteen year old Amy Mason is missing from her family home. Her parents, Claire and Brian, are discussing Amy's disappearance and their relationship with her as they wait for the police to arrive. Is it just the rebellion of a frustrated teenager that has led to Amy leaving, or is there a more sinister reason for her disappearance?
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Wolf 'n the Hood by George Douglas Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The wolf and three pigs are nominally male, but since they are a wolf and three pigs, it doesn't really matter that much!
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act court-room comedy for kids. Whilst this is a richly comic fantasy drama, it is also meant as an introduction to courtroom procedure!
SynopsisThe Big Bad Wolf is in the dock, accused of sheepnapping, and Bo Peep is determined to get a conviction. Can Red Riding Hood save her client despite their shared history?
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