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Watch This Space [Comedy Play] by Karrena Dewhurst
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One of the characters is the voice of the computer - conceivably recorded, but probably better live.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, set in space. (There is also a follow-up, 'Watch This Space Too', by Leo Finn, using the same characters.)
SynopsisRodney's just the cleaner on the spaceship, and he's the butt of everyone's jokes, even the shipboard computer. But when an Alien species threatens the ship, only Rodney's brain has the... spare capacity for telepathic communication. It's up to him to save the ship!
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Watch Your Back by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Barlow is a male voice on a telephone speaker and might be doubled (or, possibly, recorded).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single 1970s office set.
SynopsisThis takes us back to a typical typing pool in 1972, where lecherous Head of the Accounts Department, Mr.Crawley, known as Creepy Crawley to the girls in the office, rules the roost. Supervisor Marjorie is frustrated in her attempts to shelter her girls, Gill and Sally, from his sexist antics until newcomer Helen presents her with a delicious opportunity to make sure that Mr. Crawley gets his just desserts.
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Watt's Cooking by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama for children to perform, with simple sets.
SynopsisRecalcitrant child Edna's nature is transformed - when she is sent away to live with mean old pie maker Mrs Watts, who grants Edna's wish to have her name changed to Goldilox. She is successful in persuading the Bear family to enjoy fruit and vegetables rather than meat, but the sting in the tail hints of a grisly end for Mrs Watts.
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The Way To A Man's Heart by David Weir
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy for two actors. Some strong language.
SynopsisFollowing a frosty breakup, Ellie and Andrew meet to divide their possessions. Among them - a winning lottery ticket.
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We Love Barney by Joseph A. Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce. Single domestic set.
SynopsisBarney is to decide who is to become the Assistant Branch Manager, and competition is fierce. Will newly-separated Barney give in to the wiles of Sharon, or will he be persuaded by Phyllis's experience and dedication? And what of Nigel, who doesn't want the job, but is marrying a woman who wants him to have it? It's going to be a busy night at the company drinks party.
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We're All Dead by Jonathan Edgington
A winner of Pitchy Breath Theatre Company's 2014 playwriting competition 'Shorts lll'.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Two of the male characters should look alike.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act ghostly drama with multiple settings (arranged by the actors). With adult themes and strong language.
SynopsisWith time shifting between the present day and 1973, Russ and Rachel experience life changing events brought about by Russ's encounter with his younger self.
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Wedding Day by John F. Glen
Performance by Thurso Players won two trophies and came second overall in the SCDA Caithness Adult Festival of One Act Plays, Feb 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Range of ages - three adult generations of one family.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Simple set (two pieces of furniture - so easy to stage as a competition piece). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAnnie, elderly matriarch of a family, looks back on a long life on the day her granddaughter gets married. She recalls the wedding of her daughter and her own wedding day, as well as some sadder memories.
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Weir of Hermiston by David McVey from Robert Louis Stevenson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. Characters are adults, plus one boy with a playing age of around 10, as the young Archie Weir. The chorus (non-speaking townspeople, servants, etc.) is optional.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, focusing on the relationship between Archie Weir and his tyrannical father. Adapted from an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Uses broad Scots (though omitting the less fathomable language from Stevenson's draft.)
SynopsisArchie Weir is the son of the Lord Justice Clerk and in training to be a lawyer himself, though he is fearful of his hard father. Following advice from a family friend, Archie watches a trial held by his father and is horrified at the old man's apparent glee at hanging the poor wretch. He speaks out in public against the death penalty and is exiled to the family's country estate.
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What A Performance! by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play set in a theatre (stage and dressing room). Some adult language.
SynopsisA small group of actors are in a small provincial theatre as their performance ends - the action follows them to the (shared) dressing room. Petty jealousies give way to their assessments of what acting and theatre are all about.
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What's The Time, Virginia Woolf? by Doc Watson
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One of the M characters is recorded voice only.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act black comedy on a single living room set.
SynopsisGeorge and Martha tell each other about their interesting days - both have been visited by Alice, with varying accusations of infidelity. The truth will eventually out in this convoluted black comedy - with one of them dead!
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