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Cinderella's Grumpy Turkey by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion (non-speaking roles).
Run TimeAround 41 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act rhyming panto-style play.
SynopsisWesley, a particularly Grumpy Turkey, is dispatched to Cinderella to be fattened for Christmas dinner, but Wesley is clearly not happy to be the dinner! Captain Hook, Piratical guests, and even Abanaza too, are invited to the Palace for Christmas, but the sisters - being far from elegant, are not to be suited. However, it turns out lucky for Wesley that the Genie can concoct a better recipe for success.
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The Clever Clogs Gang by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn unusual scientific theme for a one act play, and the majority of roles are male.
SynopsisA team of research scientists find they're in line for a research grant, but may be out of a job shortly thereafter. Should they take the money and run, or apply themselves to producing some results before their time is up?
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** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'The Clever Clogs Gang' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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Cold Blooded Killer by Geoff Rose-Michael
Won the New Writing Award at the Leatherhead Drama Festival, 2013. (Also received nominations for best actor and best actress.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Characters include one mysterious figure (non-speaking) and two female voices which might well be recorded.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single set.
SynopsisRecently widowed Jack disturbs Becky, an intruder, and is shocked by how much she resembles his late wife, who died along with her mother in mysterious circumstances. Jack attempts to persuade Becky to impersonate his wife, to inherit the fortune of her mother. Their web of deceit becomes progressively tangled culminating in a shocking ending.
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Consequences by Duncan Battman
Production by CHADS won the Best Senior Production award at the Wilmslow One-Act Festival, 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single interior set. A very theatrical presentation, without being melodramatic. Contains unsavory language (and murder, and policemen).
SynopsisA young policeman and his older sergeant discover a dead body, along with a letter that casts new light on a long closed case. A case that the sergeant worked on a young PC, which may have resulted in the wrong man being jailed and dying in prison.
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CosPlay by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. The chorus is optional, but could add a lot to the piece.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Two settings but a simple set design will allow an easy switch between them.
SynopsisThe boss wants everyone concentrating on the big presentation, but excitement has gripped the office - this weekend is HeroCon, and people are planning their costumes! It soon becomes clear that what you wear on the outside can hide the real you.
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The Coven's Convention by Stephen Mercer
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisThe staid and unchanging routine of the bucolic village's committee, chaired by the fearsome Wilhemina, is brought suddenly to life as new member Andrew suggests a fund raising pop concert. As the horrified Wilhemina starts to lose her grip on the committee, the meeting descends into startling revelations and recriminations.
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Crackerjoke Writer by Paul Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play with plenty of acting challenges. A black comedy about comedians who are just not funny. Single set (with no specific set requirements) and simple props. Contains swearing.
SynopsisThere is a comedy pit, where unfunny comedians are held captive. That's where Ade finds himself, despite thinking that he's the next big thing in comedy. He has one chance to break out with a new act and it depends on deadbeat failure, Bunny.
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Custom Shrunk by Dave Walklett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, set in the aftermath of a production of 'Measure for Measure'.
SynopsisIt's the party after the last night of the show, and Jonathon is celebrating his directorial debut. Stan, the drama group chairman, is more concerned with how ticket sales worked out, and his daughter Moira is wondering if her performance might be the start of a new career.
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Cut it Out by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. It is intended that one of the three actors plays multiple roles. The play could be performed by one adult and two teenagers, or by three teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, dealing with self-harm. Minimal set requirments. Contains swearing.
SynopsisClaire has been a self-harmer since the death of her twin sister. Why does she feel guilty, and why does her mother feel guilty too? Why can't they connect over this common bond? A gritty, emotional character piece.
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Dance Story by Frank Gibbons
Shortlisted in the SCDA Play on Words competition 2011.
Performance by Cardigan Theatre won the 'best actress' award at the Pembrokeshire one-act festival, 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The announcer is written male (and sounds male, but need not be). PJs group of dancers are assumed female, but need not be. There are four of them but there could be more or fewer. Two parts written adult, the rest are of high school age.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Not a musical (in the sense that it does not include songs), but the backdrop is rival dance troupes, so dance could be a major element.
SynopsisThe Dragon Belles dance team are through to the finals of the competition, but one of the members is too ill to dance. In fact, she has a heart condition that can only be cured at a hospital in Canada. Now they need the prize money to send her there, but will her replacement be good enough?
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