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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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The Horrible Hot Air Homicide by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Melodrama stereotypes - the wicked squire, the poor-but-hones heroine, etc.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne song (to a G&S tune). Sheet music for the song is supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleMelodrama set in Victorian times, but written in the 21st century - so something of a send-up of the format.
Synopsis'The Horrible Hot Air Homicide' - or 'Fanny's Free For All' sees the wicked squire in pursuit of the poor heroine, Fanny. However, in fear that his past misdeeds will be exposed, the squire frames his rival for murder, then furnishes a fiendish fate for Fanny.
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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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How Did That Get In My Locker? by Andrew M. Frodahl
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 63 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act school play - chiefly American in theme and content, though could be adapted for other audiences.
SynopsisWhen prom queen Emily goes missing and her bra turns up in Dullon Bland’s locker, only teen PI Ithaca Shue can help him.
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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 Am Hamlet by Richard James
Performance by Portree ADS won the Wakefield Quaich Award for Presentation, Scottish One Act Festival, 2011, Performance by Thurso Players won Best Play award at the SCDA One Act Play Festival, 2012,
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy thriller, single bare-stage set.
SynopsisAn amateur actor auditions for the lead role in a local production of Hamlet. There is some fun to be had as the director puts him through his acting paces, but slowly we learn that the actor has more in common with the Prince of Denmark than meets the eye...
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I Don’t Think I’ll Be Here Next Christmas by Dawn Cairns
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character (Laura) appears as an off-stage voice only.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single setting.
SynopsisCantankerous pensioner Jean always spends Christmas with her son John and his wife Sheila. The mutual dislike between Sheila and Jean constantly bubbles under the surface and is reflected in the presents they give each other. Everything threatens to boil over after an incident involving sixpences in the Christmas pudding (and a toenail in the Bombay mix). Fortunately for Sheila, their daughter Laura comes to the rescue. The play features the same characters as You Won't Know I'm Here - though works perfectly well as a standalone piece.
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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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Impatience and Improbability by Nic Dawson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (hotel terrace) setting. A witty and clever intertwining of the mannered world of the eighteenth century and modern day mores - with a bit of farce thrown in.
SynopsisThis diversion in One Act, dedicated with respectful admiration to Miss Jane Austen - with humble apologies for any liberties taken - sees Julia providing eighteenth century elegance and ambience in her unique hotel. The idyllic, mannered world descends into infidelity and recrimination as the modern day intrudes.
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The Importance Of Being Belinda by John Garforth
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (garden) setting. Adult themes and strong language abound!
SynopsisThe feminist Sapphire Theatre Collective is in final rehearsal for Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’. Wilde’s script has been revised and updated to cater for an all female cast and political correctness by Belinda. The opening is in doubt as Belinda has been arrested for gross indecency on stage during a previous performance, but the show must go on!
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