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The Assignment by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute drama. Single set (a hotel room, ideally with a practical door).
SynopsisJeanette and Charlotte are both contract killers thinking of leaving the game. Trouble is, they've been assigned to kill each other. Is there some sinister reason behind their meeting?
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The Accident by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA play within a play with no props or set (that being close to the point). Contains very minor bad language.
SynopsisA small theatre company is preparing for opening night of their friend's original play when an accident prevents the truck carrying costumes and props from arriving. Determined to salvage the production, the actors stage the play using other actors and their stagehands as scenery...
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A Charming Affair by Robert Scott
Performance by American Theatre of Dubai was the Judges Award Winner, Short and Sweet Theatre Festival (Dubai) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The waiter is written male, but could easily become a waitress.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch with a simple (indicative) restaurant setting.
SynopsisSnow White and Cinderella meet for the first time in years and talk about their husbands, but soon notice a startling similarity. It's no fairy tale, but things get worse when Sleeping Beauty pops in to tell them about her new man...
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The Coffee Shop by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Whilst the script specifies three characters, two of them are played in different eras, so could be done by different actors.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Set in a coffee shop, but without need for any particular set.
Also available as part of the Diamond Jubilee 2012 collection.
SynopsisA coffee shop customer has another encounter with the tyranny of choice!
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The Man Who Mis-Sold The World by Chris Brannick
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ten minute comedy play
SynopsisMajor Tom is in trouble, drifting through space and expecting death. What he gets is a visit from two parking attendants because his ship is on a double-yellow asteroid belt. Luckily, he has an idea about paying the fine.
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Caught Out by Steve Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play. Single, simple set.
SynopsisTwo burglars break into Mrs. Forester-Brown's House, but their noise attracts attention. Meanwhile, Mrs. Forester-Brown's husband has gone missing...
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Medieval Help Desk by tlc Creative
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The Herald and Advisor are written as male roles. It is not imperative that they should be played as males. Likewise the Messenger is referred to as 'he' and as only one person, though there could be as many as five of her!
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch - a torrent of parody and puns - set in a medieval office.
SynopsisYou've reached the Medieval Help Desk. How can we give you excellent service?
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The Corruption of Patience Undercroft by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage characters and an off-stage voice (that could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern pastiche of a Victorian melodrama (the same ingredients, but playing-up the comedy, rather than the Victorian sentimentality). Designed for a black-box set. Could easily be played as part of a Music Hall evening.
SynopsisDuring a village celebration for Queen Victoria's jubilee, sweet, innocent Patience Undercroft has ventured out to a barn, summoned by a note from an admirer. She is hoping that it comes from her childhood sweetheart, Victor Knightly. Little does she know that it is the wicked Squire Grimly Blackheart who lies in wait...
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Skinny Cap to Go by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch. Set in a coffee shop, but since there are no real set requirements, it could be done front-of-curtain to cover a set change in a sketch show.
SynopsisA customer at a coffee shop just wants a coffee and a ham sandwich, but the barista has a few questions. Oh, and then a few more questions.
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The Actress by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy prose monologue. Single set (a table and a phone), so could be performed front-of-curtain.
SynopsisA phone call to the director of the village Harvest Festival pageant from an experienced actress who feels, yet again, that she has been mis-cast .
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