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Deception by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play freely adapted from Plautus’ The Menaechmi (which, in turn inspired Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors)
SynopsisWhen a pair of twins are seperated as children, one is discovered by his brother ten years later, leading a tangled life of love and deceit in a far-off town. This play forms act one of Doppelganger by the same author.
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The Definition of Love by Benoni Holt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The monologue is in the voice of a sixteen-year-old English girl. (There is some room for manoeuvre - with minor tweaks to the script - in the specific age, and in the nationality).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. No set or props required. Contains swearing and sensitive issues.
SynopsisAn angry sixteen-year-old rages about her sister's cancer and the many other trials in her life, all brought about by the ability to love. She argues for and against in an eloquent, sometimes poignant, monologue with an unexpectedly positive ending.
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The Delphi Dilemma by Jonathan Caldicot
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for teenage cast, set at an archaeological dig in Greece.
SynopsisA school party have been set a discovery quiz on their educational trip to Greece. All goes smoothly, if a little competitively, until a schoolboy prank goes badly wrong.
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Detective Mimms and The Snaffler by Geoff Bamber
Production by Hyde Little Theate awarded the Certificate of Merit (for performers up to 14 years of age), Greater Manchester Drama Federation one-act play festival 2012.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are nominally gendered, only the King and Queen should be regarded as prescriptive.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. Multiple sets, but these are minimal - indicative only, and in any case most of them are stolen during the course of the play.
SynopsisAce sleuth Detective Mimms is called in to oversee the hunt for the daring thief known only as The Snaffler. The Snaffler will, quite literally, snaffle anything and the whole country is in a state of high anxiety. Can Mimms, assisted by PC Flint, halt this alarming crime wave before it is too late?
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Detention by Donna Brightwell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. One character should be older than the rest of the cast.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play for teenage actors, with a divided stage set.
SynopsisThere's been a minor fire in the school Science Lab, and now a group of students find themselves in Detention Hall - until the Principal has spoken to them all and discovered who is behind it. They learn more about each other than the fire.
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The Devil of a Job by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set, divided into earth and hell (as so many sets are).
SynopsisMephistopheles and Lucifer plan to corrupt the soul of an intellectual former demonologist. The demonologist recognises what Mephistopheles is trying to do and succeeds not only in turning him away, but convinces him to do some charity work.
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The Diabolical Duplication of Daisy by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. A modern take on the conventions of Victorian melodrama - innocent heroines, scheming wicked squires, that sort of thing.
SynopsisDaisy, working with her mother in the kitchens, is trying hard to resist the grubby blandishments of Sir Odious Malpractice, who wants her to marry him. Unknown to Daisy, Victor Tallbody has arrived to tell her she has inherited a fortune, just in the nick of time.
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The Dial Conspiracy by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Stage crew - optimum number 2, are non-speaking roles.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short-ish one act comedy/farce, with a single (hotel room) setting.
SynopsisA crime caper at a remote hotel in the Highlands of Scotland, where weird and wonderful stratagems are used - as a succession of unlikely characters including a surly porter and the driver of a lime green Ferrari, vie with National Security officers.
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Dialogue by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are written as male, but could be played female without changing the nature of the piece.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleUnnerving and disturbing, but gripping one-act play. Single simple set.
SynopsisTwo immortal beings argue about the pros and cons of passing the time by experimenting with creation. Eventually the one who has worked hard on his people and his vision has to admit it's all gone horribly wrong. The other is happy to bring things to a close.
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The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain adapted by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. The voice of God could be a recording (as it so often is).
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play (adapted from 'The Diary of Adam Eve' by Mark Twain. Single set (representing the Garden of Eden and what lay beyond), simple props.
SynopsisAlone in the Garden of Eden, Adam is bored and, though he doesn't realise it, lonely. Of course, God has the answer... What follows is told through the diaries of those involved.
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