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The Connection by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Not so much a whodunnit as a 'what on earth is going on'? As it morphs from a comedy of mistaken identity to thriller and back. Single (simple office) set.
SynopsisFive strangers, with five very different problems, are called to a certain office to meet Mr Hargreaves... But he isn't there! Is there a more sinister reason for them being locked in together? Can they find out what connects them?
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Horseplay by Graham Jones
The precursor full-length version of this play won the Drama Association of Wales playwriting competition in 1980.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleCompelling one-act drama. Single set - just a committee room table and chairs. Contains adult themes.
SynopsisAfter a post-match celebration, three rugby players are accused of raping a girl. Through the old boys' network, the matter is dropped, but the club barmaid won't let it rest. Thanks to her persistence, one of the other members starts to see things in a different light too.
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I'm On A Train by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat, simple monologue that could be comedy gold in the right hands. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisIt's a tough day for businessman Tom Wright, as he races to Edinburgh in a last-ditch attempt to save his company. Sadly, things are not destined to go his way, and the phone calls he makes and receives on that journey reveal the scope of the disaster that unfolds.
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On The Street by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleGritty one-act drama set amongst a bunch of homeless people. Single (minimal) set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisSix characters share an area of street, making a small cardboard encampment. They discuss whether they should move on, then band together against the violent member of the group, showing that, even if society has turned its back on them, they are there for each other.
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The Rector of Stiffkey by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEssentially, this is a courtroom drama set in the afterlife, with the audience cast as the jury! Minimal set and props.
SynopsisHarold Davidson has arrived in Limbo, and a lot depends on the nest few minutes - how he accounts for the extraordinary events of his life until his death by mauling will determine where he goes from here. Was he really immoral, or a modern-day saint treated badly by the church?
This is the true story of Harold Davidson known in the 1930s as 'The Rector of Stiffkey'. His unfrocking by the Church of England was a cause celebre but he attained even greater notoriety by later preaching in a lion's den at a circus.
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The Return Of Lady Bracknell by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One of the female characters is intended to be doubled (hence there are seven roles for six people).
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, messing with theatre and reality. The action takes place on a rehearsal stage, so little required in the way of set. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisIt's two weeks to the production of 'The importance of being Earnest' and Rebecca has flu, so there's no one to play Lady Bracknell. Except... this strange lady, dressed for the part, who knows all the lines and stays in character all the time...
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Romantic Novelist by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play for three ladies. Single set (written as a domestic interior, but could be hinted-at, rather than fully realised). Simple props.
SynopsisLouella Packenham is struggling to finish her latest bodice-ripper with the help of her faithful assistant Miss Trent. But Louella's errant husband is clearly on her mind too, then her housekeeper Miss Fortune asks for help with her equally wayward brother. Can the straitlaced Miss Trent bring him back to the fold?
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The Room by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters cover a range of ages from twenties to seventies.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play, single set - character study with a rather sinister edge!
SynopsisFour women of varying ages and infirmities enter a room, supposedly in a rest home/hospice called 'Pleasantways'. They're told to enter the room but not to leave. The women open up to each other about the circumstances that brought them to this place and their feelings about the treatment they have received. Exploration of their current position leads to a sinister discovery...
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The Terrorist by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAction-packed thriller. Single set. Contains mild swearing and the aggressive use of a firearm!
SynopsisLiving a quiet life as a Hotel Manager, David's violent past comes back to haunt him when a guest recognises him. Getting rid of the troublesome man is just the beginning of his troubles, as the man's wife and David's own daughter dig into the mystery disappearance.
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The Wound by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller. Single domestic set.
SynopsisMiriam has just opened her Bed and Breakfast for business and she already has two guests. But now her brother is concerned that the second guests might be a man coming to kill him. A twisted story of murder and deception.
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