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Dating by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in the Chesil Theatre's 10x10 play writing competition, 2010.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play. Single (minimal set representing a corner of a wine bar). Lots of character work built from a very short script.
SynopsisEve and her friend Hope are comparing war stories of dating, even though Hope already has her man sorted. Just as Eve seems to have given up, she literally runs into Peter, an associate of her ex-husband. But is he too good to be true?
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Dead Weight by Rob Ricards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. All the characters are written male, but, as the author put it, 'there is no reason why one or two could not be female'. In theory, it could be done by a cast of three, but two of them would have to do a quick change from undertakers to tramps.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute absurd comedy (with more than a nod to Samuel Beckett). Single, minimal set and a coffin. (Contains swearing.)
SynopsisTwo undertakers, sick of carrying the coffin after their hearse has broken down, ditch the corpse out to lighten their load. The corpse is happily reanimated by a couple of passing tramps.
(The author provides hints as to the identity of the corpse, but also provides alternative hints - with the option of choosing a death to suit the production!)
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Dear Diet Diary by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. A middle-aged lady who feels she needs to lose weight.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play for one.
SynopsisA woman who has been struggling with her weight addresses the issue of dieting through a monologue directed at her diary.
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Death Threats by Ashley Harris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act thriller. Some strong language.
SynopsisKatherine and Graham have taken a cottage in the country, but a threatening letter addressed to Katherine has found them anyway. She persuades him to call the police for help, but Constable Roberts has a surprise for them.
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Desperate Gallery by Sophie Chapman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy play set in an art gallery. Contains mild swearing (and art).
SynopsisCamelia is a young artist is displaying her work in a local art gallery in the hope of achieving her first sale. Two inept art thieves are the only 'customers' and in her desperation for artistic fame she explores various strategies with them. The arrival of snooty art critic Jorgen Tyson interrupts their planning and his disparaging remarks become increasingly annoying - with fatal consequences! However in a witty final twist his presence may help Camelia to achieve her goal after all.
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Difficult People by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their student son.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play, single set, simple props, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA family disagreement over how the money should be spent - or is it?
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Do You Remember? by Frances Bartram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!] In the original performances, it ran between 25 & 30 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleShort drama, with an informal set - furniture and a few props.
SynopsisIn this poignant examination of the effects of dementia we see Doris, who is not as young as she used to be, descend into a confused world through the eyes of her granddaughter Anna as they relive past events.
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Doctor Sleep by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute comedy skit. The setting is a doctor's surgery - with the minimum of decor needed to convey that information, so could even be done front-of-curtain. No specific props required.
SynopsisMrs James needs some help with her insomnia, and Doctor Barlow needs her to go home so he can begin his evening. Nurse Popplewell is doing her best to help them both.
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Double Walker by Henry P. Gravelle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single interior (psychiatrist's office) set.
SynopsisBruce Arnold is referred to Psychiatrist Maria Dobbs after being linked to a series of deaths. He claims it is his shadow, his doppelganger that kills people who make him angry. Can the Doctor get to the truth... or is it already too late?
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A Double-Decker For Santa Claus by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play, a modern Christmas Carol without the ghosts! Single set.
SynopsisChristmas doesn't mean much to Mr Howard - he just wants people to buy his cars, whatever the time of year. But now there's a customer in a red suit, looking to for something to replace his old sleigh...
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