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As They Like It by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light one act drama with a 17th Century Inn setting.
SynopsisWilliam Shakespeare is struggling to get the approval of his company, who are adamant that the first draft of the 'Scottish Play' is lacking in a number of key characters. His friends are quite persuasive and he is encouraged by barmaid Meg. So the bard relents and the play - as we now know it - is born.
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Auditions by Peter Appleton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThe Amdrammers are meeting again, trying to ensure they get enough rehearsals to prevent last year's embarrassment. Competition for the few parts is hot, and just when it's cast, the producer drops a bombshell...
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Aunt Matilda Comes For Christmas Dinner by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage actors plus an off-stage voice (which could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single domestic setting.
SynopsisEvery Christmas for the last ten years, Gordon and Margaret have had to put up with Aunt Matilda coming round for Dinner, banning the television, pinching the best seat by the fire... Could it be she'll miss this year?
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B & B by Bob Tucker
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun and frantic, short one act farce.
SynopsisIt's opening week for the Bay View Bed and Breakfast, but the owners aren't getting the idyllic escape from the rat race they hoped for. Guests are leaving as fast as they arrive, and the demands are almost as bizarre as the pets and habits of the ones who try to stay.
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Baby Sparklers by Frank Gibbons
Performance by Palace Players won the Orkney District SCDA one act play festival 2015 and picked-up the Best Moment in Theatre trophy in the Scottish finals.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The characters are aged 7 to 9, but are intended to be played by adults or teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act nostalgic comedy play with a single - bonfire - set. An evocation of children growing-up in an industiral town in the 1970s.
Revised 2011 to shorten it slightly to a length suitable for one-act play festivals.
SynopsisNovember 4th 1970 - a time for learning to swear, a time for discovering friendship, and a time for earning respect.
Armed with dustbin lids and iron railings, Rachel, Susan and Tommy are prepared to guard their modest bonfire pile against an expected raid by the dreaded Dawson twins. But an even greater danger threatens to engulf them when a member of the group is lured away by the Firework Man.
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Badly Drawn by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. There are two on-stage speaking characters, two offstage voices and four masked cartoon characters - products of the cartoonists imagination!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, intreguing, one-act play, dealing with events of a psychological nature. Single, minimal set.
SynopsisSpectre has taken Saskia. Where and why, she can't be sure. As he recounts his tale of shattered dreams, stolen ideas and cursed cartoons, Saskia begins to realise the lines that he draws run parallel to her own and soon both are on a collision course to meltdown.
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Bags And Browning by Liz Carroll
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single setting.
SynopsisMary is a homeless woman known as the Bard of the South Bank for her recitations of 'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came' by Browning. But someone has heard she might have a valuable manuscript, and is willing to kill for it
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Banski On The Wall by Kevin Rye
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisBob thinks the appearance of a 'Banski' mural on wall of his house might be the answer to his debt problems. His daughter is hoping it'll launch her modelling career, but his sister is not convinced. His son is strangely quiet about it...
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Bat Out Of Heaven by Frank Gibbons
Short-listed in the Drama Association of Wales Competition 2008.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mix of teenagers and two generations of adults. Could be played by such a mix, or possibly by a youth theatre group. Four table tennis players appear for opening and closing mimes. (The doctor is written male, but could be female.)
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one-act drama, well-told, treating the central theme sensitively but without excessive sentimentality. Multiple locations but designed for very simple staging.
SynopsisJessie is the favoured daughter, getting perhaps too much of Mum's interest in her Table Tennis efforts. Her brother is jealous, and things take a turn for the worse when Jessie is diagnosed with leukaemia. Her Mum must admit that she is adopted, and so her brother Rob cannot be a marrow donor. Rob sets out on a quest to find a donor sibling.
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The Beast by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The lead characters are 12 years old, the other roles are older. (The adults might be played by teenagers.)
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act drama. Multiple setings, but intended for simple presentation.
SynopsisJane's parents and brother think her sighting of a beast in their garden one evening owes more to her teen vampire books than her eyesight. Luckily, her friend Mark takes a more scientific approach to gathering evidence.
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