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Keeping Fit by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three of the characters (1M, 2F) are described as being in their late fifties/early sixties. Make up your own mind!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play, set in a fitness room.
SynopsisTwo old friends are working out whether they need to work out at the gym, and discussing life and love while they're about it. A gentlemen enters, but will he come between them?
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Language Lessons by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. There are two consistent characters throughout (plus an offstage voice). The rest are brought on for each 'lesson' so the 'Englishman' could be played by a different character in each scene (and need not be male).
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePrologue and eleven short comedy skits with no requirements for set. Could be done as written (one continuous performance) or could be split across a sketch show as a running gag. (Contains caricatures, silly accents and foreign words!)
SynopsisPolly and Glott present an informative (and amusing) look into the necessity for having some skill with a foreign tongue.
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Last Duchess by Iris Winston
Won first prize in the Ottawa Little Theatre National Playwriting Competition.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short stage adaptation of Robert Browning's poem, My Last Duchess.
SynopsisThe spirit of a murdered wife steps from her portrait to try and warn the next fiancée of the fate that awaits her.
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Last of the Meagans by Henry P. Gravelle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their young adult son.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single set. Minimal props. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisA father argues with his remaining son after the funeral of his youngest son, a victim of the Iraq war. Family revelations follow harsh words and it's left to Mom to hold the family together.
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The Last Thing On His Mind by Mike Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two elderly men and a cameo female nurse.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute (or so) play. Single set - a couple of chairs and a table to indicate the terrace of a retirement home. A wonderful piece of writing which, very indirectly, says a lot about the characters. Contains swearing.
SynopsisSitting in the sun outside his nursing home, Mr James is consumed by the memory of sex with a woman he can't remember the name of. His companion wishes he would change the subject, but Mr James chases the thought around and around.
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Late Again by Bob Heather
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with a single (sitting room) setting.
SynopsisAngela is annoyed when husband Richard is constantly late home from work. This time though it is a motorway pile-up which has detained him. Angela is devastated when a stranger comes to call for Richard.
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Laura by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in the Chesil Theatre's 10x10 play writing competition, 2016.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play
SynopsisA chance discovery in a second hand record store reveals the truth about a lost love.
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The Law is an Ass by Ray Lawrence
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. All three characters are written as male, but the judge could easily be played female.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play, single courtroom set.
SynopsisOld Lag Eddie Larsen is up in front of the beak again. Caught red handed climbing out of a shop window with a bag of swag, it looks like he's going down. But in a stroke of brilliance he defends himself with his own personal philosophy, making a believer out of the judge and earning himself a most unusual sentence.
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Lie Detector by Peter Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Thorpe and Beaulieu are written male and female respectively. That could, at a pinch, be altered.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat sketch (a long skit, or a short play), with an excellent twist. Single very simple (interrogation room) set.
SynopsisIt's not easy finding the truth, and Miss Beaulieu (if that is her real name) isn't having an easy time of it. Mr Thorpe is running rings around her and her lie detector, making her wonder if she needs a holiday. And with lies, things are not what they seem.
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Life by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The main characters are all 'mature ladies' - the production notes describe two as being in their sixties, the others a little younger. That's playing age. There is plenty of scope for younger players with make-up!
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play. Single café set.
SynopsisThree pairs of women take separate tales at a café and discuss their lives, only to find that all of them have at least their opinions in common.
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