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Murder at Peculiar Manor by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act murder mystery - a satisfactory plot, with twists and red herrings, but with tongue-in-cheek comedy thrown in. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisDr Fincham certified that Lady Peculiar died of natural causes, but an Inspector is asking questions of the staff... What's the Maid's secret? Why was the will changed, and is it important that the apples are being stolen?
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My Blue Heaven by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, verging on farce. (The subject matter is directed at adults!)
SynopsisBrian has used his redundancy money to fund a new business, and, as a result, he and his wife Melanie are Nouveau Riches. What Melanie doesn't know is that Brian's wealth comes from an offshoot of the photography club - providing videos for, shall we say, a specialist market. However, when the friends they invite round for dinner try to look at Brian and Melanie's holiday video, they get more than they bargained for...
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No Occasion To by David Weir
Kenneth Branagh award for new dramatic writing, Windsor Fringe, 2011 Joy Goun award for best new play, Arundel Festival, 2011
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (pub bar) setting.
SynopsisA trio of award-winning journalists gather annually to remember the night they received their prestigious award. Their tenth anniversary is gate-crashed by a mysterious stranger whose relevance is gradually and chillingly revealed.
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Not In My Lunch Hour by Amir Rahimzadeh
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 adult comedy. (First published in August 2013, Revised edition in March 2014.)
SynopsisLewis hopes for a peaceful time to enjoy his sandwiches in the park, but his idyll is irritatingly cut short by the intrusion of the peculiar Otto followed by the mysterious Jo. This is a lunch break Lewis is not going to forget.
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Nottingham by Luke Simmons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus. Characters include the Sheriff's dog, Rodrick. (His lines include the ever popular 'Woof!')
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy twist on the Robin Hood legend. Two-act structure, but one-act length.
SynopsisA revolutionary take on the familiar story of Robin Hood and his foe. What if everything we know about Robin was propaganda and the Sheriff was really the good guy? And maybe Marion wasn't the beautiful, feisty woman of the tales...
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The Observer by Paul Mathews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The characters are two middle-aged men and a boy in his late teens who suffers from the form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA terrific, three handed one-act play. In theory, there are two sets, but one is a single scene in a cinema, which could be indicated by a couple of chairs and appropriate lighting. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisGeorge and Mike are the old guard of a paper being revamped. Editor George has been told that Mike must move from News to Features. Can the old News Hound pull one more exclusive out of the bag to save his career?
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Old Pete by Chrissy Barker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act dark comedy, with two (hospital ward and chapel) settings.
SynopsisCantankerous Pete grumpily tolerates hospitalisation, as he is admitted with something a great deal more serious than he thought. His family try to deal with his awkwardness in addition to his cheeky funeral requirements.
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On the Way to the Wedding by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two couples: a middle-aged man and his wife, and the wife's parents.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleDomestic comedy. Single set divided into living room, hall and garage.
SynopsisNora, her husband Sid and Nora's parents have been invited to a wedding. Sid couldn't be happier - but that's because he is in the garage, changing the oil on his beloved car, where he can forget that his mother-in-law has inexplicably moved in.
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One Mistake by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Winner of Cambridge Drama Festival 2008
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama on a single hotel bar set. Can be performed alongside, and share a set with, its sister play Psychic Babble.
SynopsisAn alcoholic has-been pop star is on the road with her daughter reluctantly in tow. They're the last ones in the hotel bar, but the bartender, a former City high-flyer, has a surprising past of his own.
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The Open Window by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA blackly comic stage adaptation of one of Saki's subversive stories. Two locations, but neither need be elaborate (so could be done in a 'black box' with small items of furniture). Aimed at secondary schools, but could be done by adults.
SynopsisFramton has been sent to the country as a rest cure for his nerves. However, his encounter with his doctor's cousin, Gertrude, and her neices is anything but calming.
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