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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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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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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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Losing Purpose by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Ten speaking parts, two non-speaking (who could double with other roles).
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort light comedy in a single set.
SynopsisHaving abandoned his car, a man is desperate to find someone who can direct him through the tortuous one way system and back on the road to London. Everyone is willing to stop and talk, but no one has the help he needs.
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** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'Losing Purpose' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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Lost and Found by Mike Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are labeled 'boy' and 'girl' because they have to be called something. This does not imply anything about their ages.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short play, structured in two acts (because there are definitely two phases to the action - with and without suitcase), but actually a bare stage or front-of-curtain script. Very snappy dialogue. Contains mild bad language.
SynopsisSomeone has lost a suitcase, and someone has found a suitcase. The pair meet up, trying to determine if the suitcase found is the same as the suitcase lost, despite mutual suspicion.
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Love Blossoms by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy playlet with a single, simple setting.
SynopsisTwo house plants come to life as their jealousies come to the fore and they vie for the attentions of keen gardener - Mr Phil. The compost heap beckons for one of them...
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The Love Clinic by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is a voice-over, so could be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute comedy play. Single set (simple office), simple props.
SynopsisWelcome to The Love Clinic, a dating agency which will solve all your relationship problems - or so the nervous Steven hopes...
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Lunch Break by Frances A. Lewis
Performance by The British Players gained an 'Oustanding Production' award at the Eastern States Theatre Association Original Works Festival, 2010
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play with a simple set.
SynopsisTwo very different people meet on a park bench - a man of the road and a music lover. Can they find enough common ground for the music lover to explain his fascination with 'The Phantom of the Opera'?
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