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Screw Your Courage by Keith Badham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA five-act play for youth theatre in one-act!
SynopsisAn enthralling new look at Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in the modern world of teenage gang culture, which loses none of the power and excitement of the original. The Bard's plot and characters are given new life in this masterful interpretation as contemporary themes merge with age old human emotions. The audience are welcomed in to the action with imaginative use of asides and stage directions. An ideal piece for Youth Theatre with exciting and challenging opportunities for all involved, 'Screw Your Courage' provides a theatrical experience which will be long remembered.
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The Second Friday Of The Month by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA farce in two short acts (which puts it on the boundary between a one-act and full-length play). Single (small flat *) set. Contains mild swearing and adult themes.
* I mean it's set in a small flat, not that the set is small and flat.
SynopsisDan has a somewhat clinical sexual relationship with a psychologist who lives in the flat above him. They meet every second friday of the month, but their routine is broken by the arrival of some of Dan's diverse acquaintances.
A clever, funny play, exploring some rather unconventional relationships.
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Second Thoughts by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. (The max. and min. numbers depend on whether the production follows the author's intention and uses a quartet of four female singers to punctuate the action. There are also a few lines addressed to passers-by who might or might not appear on stage.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single minimalist set - a bus stop. Few props. A study of an attempted mid-life affair.
SynopsisHarold is waiting at the appointed spot, a bus shelter, for a meeting with his old school friend Patti, and wondering if he's up to having an affair, if that's even what's on offer.
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A Secret Life by Horry Parsons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, with a single domestic set.
SynopsisTrying to organise a secret This is Your Life for her husband's retirement party, Freda and her two daughters have to battle the plumbing, the nosey neighbour and a deaf vicar. Can they keep the secret without losing the plot?
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Seeing Red by Karen Ankers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with humorous undertones, with a single, park bench setting.
SynopsisWith a strong touch of satire, we find Nellie brazenly committing the supposed heinous offence of knitting. Young Belinda is horrified as she discovers Nellie openly and defiantly knitting in such a public place... but is liberated as Nellie's past experiences come to light.
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Set to and Build by Peter Appleton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy during which parts of the set are built on-stage - sort of.
SynopsisAn AmDram crew meets ahead of the new show to build the set. Arguments over creative vision versus available materials, colours and building techniques, not to mention accidents, strain relations.
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Sharing by Bob Tucker
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.
StyleShort one-act play, single interior set. Furniture includes a collapsing chair (great fun for the set designer!)
SynopsisChris the suave estate agent thinks he's on to a good thing when wet and weedy Jake brings the gorgeous Holly in to buy a house. They're clearly not suited, and he makes his move to split them up. Jake is paired off with Chris's soon-to-be ex-wife and leaves, but then Holly has some surprising revelations for Chris.
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Sherlock Holmes' Last Case by Charlie Cook
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act comedy play (single set).
SynopsisThe fabulous Kalimari diamond has been stolen from a locked bag in a locked safe, and when Watson hands over the ransom, the receiver is murdered horribly! A brilliant Holmes pastiche with appropriate gags and a surprise ending.
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Shift Change by Terry McFadden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy in which the three characters engage in witty and insightful conversation to tell us their stories with comedy and pathos. Single (American) bar setting. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisWhat do you get when you mix one-part disenchanted tomboy waitress who just dumped her loser boyfriend, one-part overly pontificating know-it-all seasoned bartender, and one-part recently jilted blue-collar droop who just isn't doing well with the ladies? You get the situation at shift-change at Shannahann's Pub. A light-hearted take on bar culture and protocol, where Gregg, fresh from a breakup, receives hilarious coaching on the art of picking up women from the garrulous barkeep, Pete. While he's more bemused than bolstered, his intended departure is halted when he encounters the pub's beautiful, hard-nosed waitress Vicki, who, after some coy, heated banter, provides him with a simpler solution to his romantic problem.
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Skeggy '62 by Anne Graham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, with a single (seaside café) setting.
SynopsisIt is the summer of 1962, just before The Beatles sack drummer Pete Best and replace him with Ringo Starr. Young Jane is about to leave for London when she encounters Liverpool girl Abbie - who has been courting Ringo Starr, but has decided that Pete Best has better prospects. Abbie points out the dangers of leaving home, as well as persuading café owner Charlie to give Jane a job.
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