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All By Myself by Robert Scott
Performances by The Chelford Players won best senior play at Chelford Drama Festival & best Senior Actor in the role of "Ashworth" at Chelford Drama Festival and Adjudicator's award at Wilmslow Guild One Act play Festival 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four characters may be M or F
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy, with no specific set.
SynopsisSeven years alone on an island after his shipwreck have driven Larry to the edge of sanity, but that's nothing compared to the shock of discovering he's not - and never has been - alone!
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A Human Write by Amy Sutton
Production by Glow Theatre Group gained the adjudicator's award for the director and overall came runner-up in the Southern Counties Drama Festival, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. The writer is written male, though need not be. His thoughts - the chorus - are genderless.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fascinating one act drama that uses mime and rhyme to take us into the mind of a struggling writer. Contains one mild swearword.
SynopsisThe writer is grappling not only with his writing but also with his personal life as he desperately attempts to strike up a relationship with Janis, a beautiful girl he sees on a bus.
Well paced and gathering speed, the play uses the chorus to reveal the writer's thoughts - sometimes cogent, sometimes chaotic - come to life as the surreal become real.
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White Lies by Richard James
Received the 'Best Comedy' and 'Best Unpublished Play' awards at the Maidenhead Drama Festival, 2006
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. If necessary, the Waitress could be cast as a waiter.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy. Single simple set (so easy to do as a competition piece). Simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisFour old University chums meet up again after thirty years for a meal and talk. Bea is concerned only with herself and her own success, and doesn't care about the casual way she has hurt or used the others in the past, and the other ladies decide it's time for payback. But their little revenge stunt goes a little further than they planned.
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Blood On Canvas by Richard James
Performance by Teignmouth Players reached the quarter finals of the South Devon Drama festival 2017 and picked-up a best actress award.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA tense one act thriller with a single (art gallery) setting.
SynopsisArtist Maddie is beginning to establish herself as a successful artist, but her studio and gallery are situated in a remote area and a killer is apparently on the loose. When art collector Stella arrives, it becomes clear that one of them is the killer. The tension rises inexorably... to the shocking final denouement.
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Armed Robbery For Dummies by Paul R. Roman
Performance by One Shot Theatre won the Adjudicator's shield at the Warwickshire One Act Plays festival 2010
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three live characters and a corpse.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play with a single set and very black humour.
SynopsisFrank needs a change and thinks armed robbery is the way to go. He consults with his recently paroled friend, but the first attempt goes wrong and he ends up with a dead neighbour on his hands. So he needs to get some quick lessons in body disposal...
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The Dreaming by Richard James
Performance by Maidenhead Drama Guild won Best Play and Best Actor at the Henley Drama Festival, 2017.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are written male, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, suitable for a bare stage presentation.
SynopsisTwo men find themselves in a featureless room, with no memory of how they arrived there, or even who they are. Their only clues come from scraps of paper on the floor, that seem to mirror words they have spoken. Can it be true that they're just characters in an unwritten play?
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The Book Club of Little Witterington by Joan Greening
Performance by Tarrystone Players won Best Comedy award at Maidenhead Drama Festival, 2013.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy for five ladies. Minimal set (a sofa and chairs to indicate a living room). Contains a few mild swearwords and several books.
SynopsisThe regular ladies of the Book Club, all friends since school, are wary of letting a newcomer to the village join. But there's more to Paula than meets the eye, and she may even have what it takes to get around the appallingly snobbish Belle.
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Erica and Me by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Only four of the characters are called Erica.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHilarious one-act farce. Single set (ideally with two practical doors, but could be staged without). Simple props. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisTo impress his boss, who likes employees to be family men, the single, nerdy Simon hires an escort to pretend to be his girlfriend. Things spiral out of control when three women turn up, all (possibly) the Erica he's expecting...
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B & B by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun and frantic, short one act farce.
SynopsisIt's opening week for the Bay View Bed and Breakfast, but the owners aren't getting the idyllic escape from the rat race they hoped for. Guests are leaving as fast as they arrive, and the demands are almost as bizarre as the pets and habits of the ones who try to stay.
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The Dog Sitters by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Characters are a mixture of adults and teenagers. (Could be played by that mix, or by teenagers with make-up!)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single set.
SynopsisA group of girls invited to house-sit and look after a dog for an evening take the opportunity for an impromptu party, during which there is a problem with the dog...
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