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The Necklace by Tony Best
Performance by Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts won best Youth Production and the Syd Mence cup for a piece of theatre magic at the Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival, 2012
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. There are two main roles, and a 'chorus of voices' playing all the other roles, thus the numbers are very flexible. The chorus members play specific roles but also act as a 'Greek Chorus' to comment on the story.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play based on a short story (a moral fable) by Guy de Maupassant. Written for a youth theatre production but could be performed by adults.
SynopsisMathilde is a vain, proud woman, who regrets that the she has been born into the humbler classes. She longs to be an aristocrat. Given her chance to shine, she borrows a stunning necklace, but that is the start of her woes.
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Neighbourhood Watch by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act light comedy. Single domestic set.
SynopsisWe are privy to the goings on at the Smeaton Neighbourhood Watch Committee at the home of Mrs Wilson-Smythe.The members of the Committee are upstanding and influential citizens who are all victims of a recent spate of burglaries in their prosperous, previously crime-free village. Their local police officer joins the meeting to address their concerns and ascertain the extent of their losses so as to begin investigation. As they recount their losses we discover not only the monetary value but also the touching sentimental value each piece has. But, of course, there is a twist...
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Never Say Die! by David Barry
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, with a radio studio setting.
SynopsisWith the rise in popularity of television in the 1950s the death knell of a long running radio serial beckons. The actors react in hilariously different ways and a last minute replacement steals the show, during what is billed as the last episode, but his interventions may be the saviour.
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The Neville Report - Village of Fear by Gary Diamond, John Fryer & Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. In theory, because it's a radio play, this could be done with a very small cast - Neville, the central character plus one other male and one female playing the rest of the characters. One of the characters - Harry the Leg - is purely a sound effect!
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play - a comic pastiche of a 1950s radio drama intended for presentation as a staged radio play.
SynopsisA comedy radio play that pits intrepid reporter Neville Reville against the supernatural goings-on in Merry Waddle on the Weddle. Aided only by a leg in disguise, Neville braves the Portals of Hell (a pub), Lusty Wanda (a siren) and the evil Mordred to rescue Lady Purity!
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The New Bathroom by Susan Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single domestic set, simple props.
SynopsisIt's 9:34, Richard and Sally are waiting at home for the plumber to come and install their new bathroom. Richard is getting more and more impatient as the plumbers are over an hour and four minutes late. Sally tries to calm him down but her good nature becomes too good when the plumbers telephone to put off the work. Godot was probably a plumber.
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New Beginnings by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, elements of a detective thriller (though with plenty of levity). Some mild language.
SynopsisEx Insurance Investigator Gary’s suggestion that he and wife Fern go on a cruise is not as altruistic or romantic as first appears. A ring of thieves are aboard and Gary has suspicions as to the indentity of the culprits.
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The New Neighbours by Rachael Morgan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage male voice.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act comedy of manners with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisWhen bodies suddenly begin turning up all over the village, two nosy housewives are convinced they know exactly which neighbour is responsible and they are determined to find out the truth.
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A Nice Cup of Tea by Jos Biggs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. A middle aged couple.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play, single kitchen setting (needs at least a working kettle).
SynopsisHarold has just returned from his course, training to be Health and Safety Officer at his firm. Now that he's in the know, he's determined to prevent his poor wife Marian from exposing herself to unnecessary risk while making a cuppa.
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Nickers by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA twenty-minute comedy on a simple set.
SynopsisA thief has worked out an exquisite plan to steal a diamond from an old man’s house, but when he gets the safe open, he finds he’s not the first on the scene. In fact, he’s barely in the top five…
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Night Call by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single domestic set. Simple props. Contains mild swearing and sexual elements.
SynopsisMatthew's quiet night in is disturbed by a couple of strange visitors. The fearsome Scanlon seems very interested in Matthew's book collection while the voluptuous Lisa is paying more attention to Matthew himself. But what is it they are really after? A menacing short play with a comic twist.
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