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I Am Hamlet by Richard James
Performance by Portree ADS won the Wakefield Quaich Award for Presentation, Scottish One Act Festival, 2011, Performance by Thurso Players won Best Play award at the SCDA One Act Play Festival, 2012,
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy thriller, single bare-stage set.
SynopsisAn amateur actor auditions for the lead role in a local production of Hamlet. There is some fun to be had as the director puts him through his acting paces, but slowly we learn that the actor has more in common with the Prince of Denmark than meets the eye...
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Inspector Quaker of the Yard by Peter Stallard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play - a spoof detective story.
SynopsisCecil has gone missing (from his position on the mantlepiece) and Lady Boulder has to find him - and his urn. The stage is set for
Inspector Quaker of the Yard in The Return of the Cecil Vessel.
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Just Desserts by Judith Ezekiel
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with elements of farce. Two simple settings.
SynopsisSimon and Caroline's plans to renovate and resell an old house are thwarted by elderly sitting tenant, Dorothy. Assuming that the old lady will soon pass away they proceed, only to find that Dorothy is far from death's door. The only solution seems to be to hasten her death by nefarious means, but Dorothy is up to the challenge.
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Keeping Mum by Barry Blaize
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single domestic set. Includes mild swearing.
SynopsisHetty nursed her Mum through a long illness, and now the old lady has died Hetty's sisters, Freda and Marion are there. Marion has come over from Spain for the funeral, but her companion, Carlos, arouses suspicions, as do rumours about Hetty's nursing.
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Kitty had her Moments by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. A young man, his grandmother and great aunt.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSketch. Single set (minimal, but it's set on a railway station in the 1950s). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIn the aftermath of a funeral, the bored Steven waits on a railway station with his grandmother and great aunt - who have more than small-talk to occupy them.
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The Last Earl Grey by Susie Casson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act black comedy, told in vignettes and flashbacks..
SynopsisThere's been an accident. A fatal accident. And now Dorothy wants her daughter, Lucy, to kill Mrs Butterworth.
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Last Respects by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act play in funereal black - so obviously a comedy! Single set (a funeral parlour), replete with coffin.
SynopsisHenry Throgmorton (deceased) has decreed that a wake should be held in his honour at the funeral parlour. The guests, previously unknown to each other, are his wife and his two mistresses...
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Charlie Cook adapted from Oscar Wilde
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length period comedy adapted from the short story by Oscar Wilde. Single drawing-room set and plenty of Wildean wit.
SynopsisLord Arthur gets himself in a tangle, postponing his wedding to Sybil so as to concentrate on his plot to murder his rich aunt from whom he is to inherit the family fortune. Unfortunately, his aunt dies a natural death, and Lord Arthur must again postpone his wedding, not least so that he can retrieve the poison capsule he had intended for his aunt. His inept murderous career continues with yet another wedding postponement for his ultimately and inevitably failed attempt to construct an exploding carriage clock to get rid of the Dean of Chichester. Of course, there's a happy ending, but which would you prefer - a murder, or a wedding?
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Maverick Cop by Paul John Matthews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 93 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length madcap comedy caper with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisWhen the local police force is baffled by a series of seemingly unrelated murders they decide that the only answer is to recall the rule-breaking individualist detective Bob Marsland to take over. His Clouseau-like antics somehow achieve the breakthrough the police have been seeking.
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Memory Lane by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Three of the characters are in their seventies. The youngest is at least 45.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single setting (a Welsh farmhouse kitchen).
SynopsisWalter Curtis has died and requested that his widow, Rosemary, scatter his ashes in the Welsh valleys where he was evacuated during the Second World War. We follow the emotional journey to Denbighshire in Wales made by his widow Rosemary, his daughter Mary, and sisters Vi and Doris. This is also a trip down memory lane for Doris and Vi, who were evacuated to Wales with Walter in 1941. They are looking forward to spending time with Gladys with whom they were billeted - Rosemary however is not entirely happy with Walter's request or his bequest...
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