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The New Neighbours by Rachael Morgan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage male voice.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy of manners with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisWhen bodies suddenly begin turning up all over the village, two nosy housewives are convinced they know exactly which neighbour is responsible and they are determined to find out the truth.
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A Nice Cup of Tea by Jos Biggs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. A middle aged couple.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play, single kitchen setting (needs at least a working kettle).
SynopsisHarold has just returned from his course, training to be Health and Safety Officer at his firm. Now that he's in the know, he's determined to prevent his poor wife Marian from exposing herself to unnecessary risk while making a cuppa.
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Nickers by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA twenty-minute comedy on a simple set.
SynopsisA thief has worked out an exquisite plan to steal a diamond from an old man’s house, but when he gets the safe open, he finds he’s not the first on the scene. In fact, he’s barely in the top five…
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Night Call by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single domestic set. Simple props. Contains mild swearing and sexual elements.
SynopsisMatthew's quiet night in is disturbed by a couple of strange visitors. The fearsome Scanlon seems very interested in Matthew's book collection while the voluptuous Lisa is paying more attention to Matthew himself. But what is it they are really after? A menacing short play with a comic twist.
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The Night Nurse by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA tense one act drama
SynopsisGreg wakes up in a hospital bed, and Ralph the night nurse tells him he's been in a road accident. But Greg notices things are a little odd, and it all comes to a head when he meets the day nurse, Raymond, who looks very familiar.
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Nightwalking by Frank Canino
Won third place in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (international play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!] This is right at the lower time limit for one-act play festivals, but a brilliant festival piece.
MusicNone.
StyleChamber theatre piece - black-box set, with a stepladder as the sole piece of furniture. The actors communicate through interior monologues and movement.
SynopsisA young wife discovers that her husband is going out at night, when he thinks she is asleep. What should she do? What will she find if she follows him? What will become of their relationship if she follows him or if she does not?
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No Strings Attached by Johnny Grim
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for two songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play with music, set in a puppet tent.
SynopsisFlip and Scratch are fairground puppets, once big stars but now fallen on hard times. Faced with the inevitable decline of their audiences, they discuss their various options.
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The Nth Degree by Richard James
Production by PADOS awarded the Certificate of Merit (adult performers), Greater Manchester Drama Federation one-act play festival 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleConfrontational - or challenging, depending on your viewpoint - one-act play, single prison room set. Contains intolerance.
SynopsisIn a fundamentalist religious state, a news reporter arranges a confrontation between two prisoners and the couple who prosecuted them for offences against their faith.
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Nunquam Non Paratus by Andy McNamara
Production by Whiting Bay Music and Drama group won first place in the 2019 Arran Drama festival, taking the Archie Kerr Wooley Trophy.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (outdoor camp) setting.
SynopsisOn a Scottish battlefield prior to combat, Abernethy’s leadership of the clan comes into question as clan members revolt, demanding democracy and political correctness.
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Nursery Crimes - The Da Wincey Code by tlc Creative
Performance by 'Stage 1' won the 'Outstanding Production' Award at Soothfest 2008 (Sault Ste. Marie's Teen Drama Festival)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. One of the characters is a sheep!
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act play with fairly simple set and prop requirements. Read the script to check that the punchline is acceptable to you before using this as a script for children!
SynopsisHansel and Gretel attempt to track down the truth behind the famous Incey Da Wincey conspiracy stories. What did the celebrated web artist know about the 'Narrator' and the 'Index'? Could Nursery Land really just be a series of stories in a book? Can they solve the mystery before they are silenced by sinister forces who want the secret protected forever? A parody of the Da Vinci Code (obviously). (What may be less obvious to American readers is that it is based on a nursery rhyme which, in the UK is 'Incey Wincey Spider', the American version being 'Itsy-Bitsy Spider')
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