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The Ballad of Jessica James by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Additional non-speaking roles may be added at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 56 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, set in various locations - which could be simply set.
SynopsisJessica sets out on an adventurous journey to tame the Wild West. She doesn't take much - but she has a rucksack containing fabulous flapjack. (Recipe available with the Producer's copy of this script!) And the residents of Boulder Gulch were mighty glad she stopped off to volunteer as sheriff, when there was a risk to their bank...
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Banski On The Wall by Kevin Rye
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (living room) set.
SynopsisBob thinks the appearance of a 'Banski' mural on wall of his house might be the answer to his debt problems. His daughter is hoping it'll launch her modelling career, but his sister is not convinced. His son is strangely quiet about it...
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Bat Out Of Heaven by Frank Gibbons
Short-listed in the Drama Association of Wales Competition 2008.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Characters are a mix of teenagers and two generations of adults. Could be played by such a mix, or possibly by a youth theatre group. Four table tennis players appear for opening and closing mimes. (The doctor is written male, but could be female.)
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one-act drama, well-told, treating the central theme sensitively but without excessive sentimentality. Multiple locations but designed for very simple staging.
SynopsisJessie is the favoured daughter, getting perhaps too much of Mum's interest in her Table Tennis efforts. Her brother is jealous, and things take a turn for the worse when Jessie is diagnosed with leukaemia. Her Mum must admit that she is adopted, and so her brother Rob cannot be a marrow donor. Rob sets out on a quest to find a donor sibling.
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The Battle of Hastings by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. Whilst their isn't a specific role for a chorus, there is plenty of flexibility to add soldiers and ladies-in-waiting
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous history, peppered with anachronisms. Single simple set, simple props. Fits with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 History syllabus (at a stretch!)
SynopsisThe events of 1066 captured with the aid of a war artist with an eye for melodrama and an outside broadcast team from an American radio station!
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Be Careful What You Wish For by Jon Boustead
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 22. Chorus. The author suggests (but does not insist) that the Chorus consists of five or more actors. In addition to their occasional speaking and animated roles, the chorus perform physical theatre, becoming parts of the set and props.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act fantasy play for children with various simple settings. Drama and opportunities for physical theatre.
SynopsisA group of children visit a strange castle and are taken on a salutary journey by the castle keepers on which the children's wishes are fulfilled. The children learn the importance of being careful what they wish for.
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The Beast by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The lead characters are 12 years old, the other roles are older. (The adults might be played by teenagers.)
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act drama. Multiple setings, but intended for simple presentation.
SynopsisJane's parents and brother think her sighting of a beast in their garden one evening owes more to her teen vampire books than her eyesight. Luckily, her friend Mark takes a more scientific approach to gathering evidence.
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Beauty and The Beast [Short Version] by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. The chorus is optional - playing dockworkers and possibly used to perform musical numbers (not included in the script).
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for kids. Several settings but intended to be performed with minimal scenery.
SynopsisJoshua Harcourt faces financial ruin. With a wife, three daughters and a house in the country to support, the outlook is bleak. A chance encounter with a rich and handsome prince looking, as handsome princes do, for true love, provides him with a chance of salvation. All that is needed is for Joshua's youngest and sweetest daughter, Belle, to fall for the prince. Unfortunately this prince has fallen foul of a witch who has turned him into a hideous beast. Can Belle's sweet disposition persuade her to ignore the prince's appearance and can the prince be restored to his former handsome self? As it all ends, as tradition demands, happily ever after, then the answer to both questions must be 'yes'.
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Behind Their Eyes by Taylor Seymour
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two act drama set in a school.
SynopsisThe hidden personal lives of a group of students at an American High School are brought into the open in this poignant examination of teenagers coming of age.
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Being Nice by Mark Niel
Performance by Ashrow Theatre Co. nominated for Best Production award at the Buxton Fringe Festival, 2011.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act, single set comedy play. (Contains swearing.)
SynopsisGeoff, a divorcee pays his mortgage by renting out rooms to Emily and Alison, two girls in their twenties. Emily has a crush on Geoff and is mortified when Alison, a much more outgoing and earthy type, weighs in with advice and practical help. The three ponder the different dynamic and set out the boundaries of the potential relationship, but does Alison have a secret she's not sharing with Emily?
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Being Rose by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Requires 5 actresses of varying ages to play the title character. Every male character is intended to be played by the same actor, and every female character (aside from Rose) by the same actress.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one act play with various settings.
SynopsisRose looks back on her life from old age but as we see her memories replayed before us, differences emerge between her stories and reality. As her confusion increases, a doctor's diagnosis explains all. In this emotional look at the devastating effects of dementia, Rose is able to recollect momentous emotional events in her life which are vividly and evocatively played out on stage.
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