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Curtain Calls by Charles Alverson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Narrator is an offstage voice
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play.
SynopsisA new arrival in the care home for retired performers seems to have found a way to connect with the old guard - even Edna has spoken for the first time in days. But does he really deserve a place in the home?
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Custard and Disinfectant by Jim Pinnock
Performance by Carbost Community Drama came overall second at the Skye Division One Act Drama Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleMurder mystery with a darkly comic edge. Includes swearing.
SynopsisAlbert's a terror in the old folks' home, making improper suggestions and using bad language. But when he's found dead with a dagger in his chest and sleeping pills under his chair, the problem isn't whodunit, but who DIDN'T...
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Custom Shrunk by Dave Walklett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, set in the aftermath of a production of 'Measure for Measure'.
SynopsisIt's the party after the last night of the show, and Jonathon is celebrating his directorial debut. Stan, the drama group chairman, is more concerned with how ticket sales worked out, and his daughter Moira is wondering if her performance might be the start of a new career.
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A Cut Above The Rest by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single minimal set (tables and chairs).
SynopsisThe over fifties club panto group in Wowham-In-The-Stalls are meeting to discuss their next pantomime. Dominant organiser Jack, who writes directs and constantly rubs the others up the wrong way, has decided on swingeing budget cuts, much to the consternation of well-established divas in the group. Jack has also decided that younger people should be allowed to take part, further upsetting the status quo. The Vicar's attempts to calm troubled waters are increasingly ineffective as turmoil reigns in this one act comedy.
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Cut it Out by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. It is intended that one of the three actors plays multiple roles. The play could be performed by one adult and two teenagers, or by three teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, dealing with self-harm. Minimal set requirments. Contains swearing.
SynopsisClaire has been a self-harmer since the death of her twin sister. Why does she feel guilty, and why does her mother feel guilty too? Why can't they connect over this common bond? A gritty, emotional character piece.
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Daffodils Make Me Sneeze by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set - a hospital room with a bed. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisMarilyn, hospitalized after being assaulted by her partner, meets Edna - a middle-aged woman - and her long-suffering husband Raymond. She soon recognises Edna as an interfering type who thinks she knows what's best for everyone. She may be powerless to heal her own relationship, but after a private conversation with Raymond, Marilyn thinks a few well-placed words might make Raymond's life a little easier.
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Daisy Markham by Janice Sampson
Performance by Shiskine SWI drama group won, best play, best supporting actress, best actress in the Isle of Arran One Act Drama Festival 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is an offstage voice.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (dining kitchen) setting. Some strong language.
SynopsisFiercely independent 102 year old Daisy refuses help from the authorities until mature Social Worker Jenny arrives on the scene. Their relationship develops fruitfully when they discover a surprising connection with Daisy's traumatic younger days.
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Dance Story by Frank Gibbons
Shortlisted in the SCDA Play on Words competition 2011.
Performance by Cardigan Theatre won the 'best actress' award at the Pembrokeshire one-act festival, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The announcer is written male (and sounds male, but need not be). PJs group of dancers are assumed female, but need not be. There are four of them but there could be more or fewer. Two parts written adult, the rest are of high school age.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Not a musical (in the sense that it does not include songs), but the backdrop is rival dance troupes, so dance could be a major element.
SynopsisThe Dragon Belles dance team are through to the finals of the competition, but one of the members is too ill to dance. In fact, she has a heart condition that can only be cured at a hospital in Canada. Now they need the prize money to send her there, but will her replacement be good enough?
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A Dangerous Game by Geoff Rose-Michael
Nominated for New Writing Award and Best Actor Award (Chris) at the Leatherhead Drama Festival 2015, and for Stage Presentation Award and Best Actress Award (Ellie) at Southern Counties 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 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama in a single (living room) set.
SynopsisEllie and her partner, Fi, have an on-going dilemma, with no foreseeable way out, but they are prepared to play a dangerous game that could have serious consequences should the truth come out...
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A Darker Shade Of Closure by Richard Charles
Finalist 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 = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characers plus (probably recorded) radio voice.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single (apartment) set.
SynopsisTina is in a tight spot, blackmailed over drug use that could make her ill father worse if revealed. Perhaps her friend Karen can really help her, by getting evidence of the blackmail? But Karen brings a gun too, and everything goes wrong.
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