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Problem In Judaea by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 13. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEaster play. Structurally in two acts, but of one act length. Three sets, but designed for minimal staging.
SynopsisA minimalist retelling of the events surrounding the Crucifixion, told from the point of view of Pilate, the Sanhedrin and Herod.
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The Pursuit Of Perfection by Anna Tyrie
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy play
SynopsisTold through the eyes of twins and their mother, the play examines prejudice - set in an Orwellian world in which the 'natural crop' becomes dominated by those of 'perfect' genetically modified breeding.
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The Quantum Mechanics by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy play with a single garage setting.
SynopsisWhen the mechanics at Smith’s garage take on a new apprentice, they don’t expect Frankie to be a woman, or so capable. She soon has the place running better than ever, and that creates a new problem.
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** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for The Quantum Mechanics by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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Raw Materials by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama for a cast of two. Simple set - essentially a desk and a pile of rags!
SynopsisJohn Brown speaks of his troubles trying to get his memoirs of Robert Blincoe, a boy who worked in the cotton mills, published. Robert tells his own story and explains what happened to John Brown himself after three years of failure.
A window onto the industrial revolution.
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Reasonable Doubt by A.D. Peters
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two short acts - courtroom drama and crime - the way the jury sees is, and the way it happened.
SynopsisA tense courtroom drama with the prosecutor battling a slick defence lawyer at the murder trial of social misfit Josephine Mason. The second act takes the form of a flashback portraying the murder of which she is accused. We are left with the dilemma of knowing jury's decision before we learn the identity of the murderer. We are then able to evaluate the justice of the verdict, wherein lies the final twist.
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The Rector of Stiffkey by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEssentially, this is a courtroom drama set in the afterlife, with the audience cast as the jury! Minimal set and props.
SynopsisHarold Davidson has arrived in Limbo, and a lot depends on the nest few minutes - how he accounts for the extraordinary events of his life until his death by mauling will determine where he goes from here. Was he really immoral, or a modern-day saint treated badly by the church?
This is the true story of Harold Davidson known in the 1930s as 'The Rector of Stiffkey'. His unfrocking by the Church of England was a cause celebre but he attained even greater notoriety by later preaching in a lion's den at a circus.
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The Red Balloon by Damian Trasler
Best Play, GDA Festival 2006
'A breath of fresh air' (competition judge giving 5 awards, Radnor 2010), Performance by Royal Manor Theatre won Best Youth Play at the Dorset Drama League Festival, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set (bare stage, with a few items of furniture brought on during the piece). Few props. Explores the nature of live theatre!
SynopsisA couple interrupt the premier of a piece of Modern Theatre and claim it's all rubbish. The performer challenges them to produce something better, and the three begin to work on the piece together. What will they come up with by the end of the evening?
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Red Wine And Ice Cream by Karen Ankers
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.
StyleA powerful, serious one act play, staged on a simple single set.
SynopsisLouise is having a lousy night out. After the theatre, her date abandons her when she won't commit to sleeping with him. Without money for a cab or bus, she's stuck in an alley behind the theatre... which just happens to be home to Chris - the son she gave up for adoption twenty years ago.
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Regret Rien by Jackie Carreira
Finalist in the Kenneth Branagh New Drama Award 2012, first performed at the Windsor Fringe Festival as part of that award.
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.
StyleA one act drama in two minimal scenes, an outdoor café and the top of the Eiffel Tower.
SynopsisSons Will and Bob accompany their widowed mother Iris to Paris to fulfil their late father's last wishes. Each of them experience much more than expected as old enmities disappear.
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A Relaxing Night In by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play with a single living room set and a startling tension running throughout with the expectation of a portentous finale.
SynopsisCathy and Joe come around to Ian and Stephanie's house to plan the quartet's next holiday together over a take-away supper. The conviviality is interrupted by a visit from Stephanie's work colleague, Jill who bears news of a horrendous accident at work.
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