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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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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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The Lift Routine by Carol Roberts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four on-stage characters plus an off-stage voice (which might be recorded, but interacts with the on-stage characters).
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA challenging piece to stretch the actors, suitable for companies of all types.
SynopsisA thought-provoking short sketch set in a lift which breaks down, stranding a troubled married couple, a flirtatious young girl and a silent mystery man. They all deal with the situation in their own ways. Tensions rise and characters are revealed.
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Light of the World by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch intended for church groups.
SynopsisWhat happened in the Inn the day after Jesus was born.
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The Literary Merit Of People's Exhibit One by Zames Curran
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short two-hander drama
SynopsisWhen his poem is vindicated in a trial for obscenity, the poet plans a reading at a local café, but is surprised to find the prosecutor in the audience. They discuss the nature of art and poetry, before the poet makes a startling announcement.
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Lorelei by Jonathan Edgington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. Lorelei has a playing age of around 23.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA dramatic monologue for a young woman, Single set (three pieces of furniture) and a few props.
SynopsisLorelei's story is a sad one, of a life gone wrong and a struggle to cope with a new identity and the loss of the past.
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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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