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The Good Old Days? by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Care Home manager can be m or f.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single, Care Home lounge, setting.
SynopsisBased on actual events, we see care home resident Ada relate her personal history to the rather flippant young cub reporter Claire, who at first is there on sufferance. As Ada's tragic story enfolds, Claire becomes increasingly interested and empathetic, and realises that her naïve impression of the old days belies the inherent prejudices which existed to shape and ruin people's lives.
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Grace - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single domestic set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisGrace is sorting through the detritus of her life, and holds a rambling conversation with the audience about the people and places she has known. We finally come round with her to the realisation that her husband has died and she is packing up the house ready to sell.
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The Greatest Form of Flattery by Amy Sutton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEither a short full-length play, or a long one-act play! Figurative sets (scenery kept to the minimum needed to indicate the location) but props include a set of shop-window dummies. Contains swearing.
SynopsisBrendan is a struggling artist who is horrified to see someone he went to Art College with hit the big time with an exhibition of work that looks terribly familiar. When the centrepiece of the exhibition gets stolen and turns up in Brendan's studio, potential disaster is turned to success for everyone.
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Guernica Goodbye by William Campbell
A production by Progress Theatre won three awards at the Henley-on-Thames Drama Festival, including best production.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, with an imaginative living room set.
SynopsisA powerful drama - in which Spanish refugees from the Guernica bombings, having settled in Chartres, find themselves once again embroiled in further conflict against Fascists. War torn France has been liberated, and recriminations and revenge are already setting in.
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Handstands For You by Adam Exton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are children, but could be played by children or adults. There are three characters, but two of them appear in some scenes as younger versions of themselves. (Either played by the same actors or by younger ones.)
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching and deftly-handled approach to the subject of childhood illness. Multiple settings, but does not need explicit sets. Contains mild swearing (which could be moderated if deemed in appropriate for a specific production).
SynopsisWhen Billy was five, his best friend was Gemma, but she moved away. Now Billy's thirteen, he's got a new best friend in Ronald, but he also has leukaemia. Gemma moves back to the neighbourhood and the three have to find space for each other.
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Hansel and Gretel... and Sadie by Steven Stack
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play, with an imaginative twist to the classic tale. A companion (same style, different tale) to Ted (Of Edible Houses, Risky Bargains, and Other Grimm Happenings)
SynopsisA quirky take on a classic tale. Hansel and Gretel have another child living with them - Sadie, who loves to read. This comes in handy when the children are taken deep into the forest and abandoned by the parents...
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He's Coming To Dinner by JPS Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Cast are two adults and two teenage children.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama about family life! Single interior setting.
SynopsisMarianne is trying to get her teenage children ready for an evening with the new man in her life. Her son is happy that it's anyone but his father, but his sister isn't convinced. When their Dad walks in, no one is quite sure how they feel about it.
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A Heart-Shaped Cushion by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. The patients can be any age from about thirty-five to sixty-five. Beth and Tom should be about the same age. Doubling and trebling-up is possible with a minimum of one man and six women
Run TimeAround 67 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama following a patient's experience with breast cancer, through chemo and physiotherapy, to exiting the treatment.
SynopsisAlong the way we meet people dealing with similar experiences.
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Heedless Spirits by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters are older teenagers or young adults.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for teenagers. Single, simple set, few props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisSix young people in a cinema, waiting for a film to start. Two were once an item and are trying to ignore each other. Two are attracted to each other, to the disdain of their friends. Two aren't sure why they're there.
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Heksejag by S. Ardern (vertaal deur Ronèl de Beer)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. Minimum mansrolle = 4. Minimum vrouerolle = 2. Minimum totaal met doeblering = 12. Minimum totaal sonder doeblering = 14. Koor. Alle karakters is volwassenes, maar die teks is geskryf vir tieners.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
Style'n Eenakter met basiese rekwisiete en geen dekorvereistes nie. Baie koorwerk.
SynopsisWanneer 'n ou tannie in haar gehuggie intrek, word sy eers met vyandigheid begroet. Mettertyd veroorsaak haar kennis van natuurlike medisyne egter dat sy die gemeenskap se respek wen. Die moeilikheid begin wanneer siektes en hongersnood uitbreek en die ou tannie van heksery beskuldig word. (Heksejag is an Afrikaans translation of Witch Hunt by Stuart Ardern.)
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