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Honour Thy Father by Tony Matthews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMultiple settings, but all indicated by furniture.
SynopsisOctogenarian Maurice, a fêted Shakespearean actor, famed for his Falstaff, has something of an over active libido and is causing difficulties for the ladies at Ivydene, the nursing home where he has lived since his stroke. His Falstaffian urges land son Theo, a minister of the church, with the unenviable task of dealing with Maurice's demands by fulfilling his request for the services of a prostitute. Needless to say this causes something of a furore amongst the beaurocrats in the Social Services Department and places Theo in a somewhat compromising position...
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Hope - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single outdoor set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisYoung mother Hope waits in the park for a meeting that will change her life. She tries to comfort her tiny baby, though she has no new clothes, nor food for her. A very emotive piece.
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Horseplay by Graham Jones
The precursor full-length version of this play won the Drama Association of Wales playwriting competition in 1980.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCompelling one-act drama. Single set - just a committee room table and chairs. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisAfter a post-match celebration, three rugby players are accused of raping a girl. Through the old boys' network, the matter is dropped, but the club barmaid won't let it rest. Thanks to her persistence, one of the other members starts to see things in a different light too.
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Hot and Sweet by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set.
SynopsisJanet is trying to persuade her mother Ivy, who is suffering from the first stages of Alzheimer's, to come and live with her. Janet's concerns are increased when she hears about a con man operating in the area. Ivy refuses to consider her daughter's request, stating that her late husband Harry will protect her. Janet responds by saying to her mother, 'He can’t look after you if he's not here'... but can he?
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. The hound might be live or a special effect. (One other essential role takes no part in the action, but definitely needs to be there!)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming humorous play, freely interpreting the original story.
SynopsisA 'Pantocrime' in rhyming couplets, re-telling the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with comedy.
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Howard Does His Best by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The 10 'soldiers' are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy suitable for performance by teens and chldren.
SynopsisAt the school dance, Howard, egged on by Wayne and Dave, sets out to cross the dance floor to ask Chardonnay (the most beautiful girl in the school) for a dance, but on the way various bits of his body begin to let him down.
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A Human Write by Amy Sutton
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  Production by Ury Players won the 2018 Aberdeen SCDA district youth competition and the Kincardine district trophy.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. The writer is written male, though need not be. His thoughts - the chorus - are genderless.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fascinating one act drama that uses mime and rhyme to take us into the mind of a struggling writer. Contains one mild swearword.
SynopsisThe writer is grappling not only with his writing but also with his personal life as he desperately attempts to strike up a relationship with Janis, a beautiful girl he sees on a bus.
Well paced and gathering speed, the play uses the chorus to reveal the writer's thoughts - sometimes cogent, sometimes chaotic - come to life as the surreal become real.
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Humbug by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCharles Dickens' A Christmas Carol presented as a short comedic play for kids.
SynopsisWhen Jacob Marley dies he keeps his promise to come back and haunt his mean-spirited business partner, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has a particularly parsimonious attitude to Christmas and this reflects itself his treatment of his long-suffering employees, Bob and Molly Cratchit. In case Jacob's efforts to get Ebenezer to change his ways don't meet with success, he enlists the help of three ghostly friends. Will Christmas still be humbug or will Ebenezer see the light?
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I Believe In Angels by Tony Domaille
Production by Octopus Youth won the Bristol One Act Festival Best Youth Play award 1994. Production by Octopus Youth was Runner up in the Five Counties One Act Festival 1994.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play, suitable for youth theatre, with a single (garden of remembrance) setting.
SynopsisA group of teenagers meet to have a séance and call up the spirit of Steve, their friend who has died. Between them they confront their grief, fear, and what they can and cannot believe.
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I'm On A Train by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat, simple monologue that could be comedy gold in the right hands. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisIt's a tough day for businessman Tom Wright, as he races to Edinburgh in a last-ditch attempt to save his company. Sadly, things are not destined to go his way, and the phone calls he makes and receives on that journey reveal the scope of the disaster that unfolds.
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