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Baggy Trousers by Gill Medway
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play.
SynopsisThere's plenty of life left in Sid, although he’s approaching his eightieth birthday. But when Melanie arrives from the Cosy Comfort Care Agency, her blinkered patronising approach forces Sid to re-live scenes from his past. What will it take for Melanie to see - and appreciate - the real man?
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The Bags Of A Commercial Traveller by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play for a cast of two middle-aged ladies. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisTwo women arrive for the funeral of a travelling salesman. One was his wife, the other was his mistress. After each realises who the other is, they exchange a few terse words, then come to realise they have more in common than just one man.
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Baking Bread by Ashley Harris
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single (park bench) set.
SynopsisBella is back at the bench by the lake, ready to feed the ducks. Before long John arrives and she can share the bread with him. But all is not as it seems, and soon Robin is there to tell Bella it's time to come home. It is a short, but emotive story.
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Bank Holiday Mondays and Other Ways to Kill a Marriage by Lorraine Forrest-Turner
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two handed play, containing swearing.
SynopsisPippa and Jake are stranded in a traffic jam on their way home from Jake's parents' house. Worse, they don't have the bag with the baby things for little Josh. He's asleep for now, but surely things couldn't get worse?
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Bears Don't Cry by Charles Alverson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are a six-year-old girl (who might be played by any age!), a bear, a lion and two off-stage voices.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA charming short play for an audience of children with five woodland scenes and a theme of friendship. (The script might be performed by kids or by adults or by a mix!)
SynopsisYoung girl Shanni, separated from her bear hunter Daddy, is lost in the woods. She is befriended and cared for by Bear and a touching and deep friendship develops between the pair.
[Our editor wished to stress that this script is not a reliable guide to the behaviour of ursines.]
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Behind Closed Doors by Iris Winston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play. Single set (three separate apartments, but could be done in a minimal way).
SynopsisMichael is trying to get some Christmas commitment from his lover, Harry is waiting for his son to collect him for their meal, and Herta just wants her daughter to phone. Three lonely Christmasses along the same corridor.
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Bench Mark 2 by Emma Wise
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act play with a single (park bench) setting.
SynopsisA man and a woman conduct an increasingly tense enigmatic conversation on a park bench, culminating in an abrupt, shocking ending.
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Best Served Cold by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. Reginald is described as being in his twilight years and should give the impression of being - how shall we put this? - well padded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play for a gastronome. Set simply a table, chair and napkin.
SynopsisIn this bitter sweet monologue we have all the ingredients of an enthralling menu with a delicious twist for dessert. As food critic Reginald assesses another average meal, something has left a bad taste in his mouth - a taste that triggers memories of a sweet love, a bitter betrayal and a sour revenge.
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Bill, Emmie and the Queen of Tonga by Philippa Roberts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters are two adults plus one with a playing age of late teens to twenty and one with a playing age of a younger teenager. (Could be done by a mixed company of adults and younger actors or by a youth theatre company.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play in which a small piece of real history illuminates a slice of family life. Single (simple domestic) set.
SynopsisA couple have traveled from Tonga to see their own queen come to England, and to make sure that their niece and nephew watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second on TV while their parents are in London. Unfortunately they are much more interested in the Tongan queen than in Elizabeth.
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Brenda the Bunny by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy sketch.
SynopsisA 'blind date' situation of incompatibility.
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