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Airfield by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act comedy play. Simple (minimal) staging.
SynopsisFred and Lucy seem to have stumbled onto a real fly-by-night outfit when they signed up with Young Yettie Airways to fly to Barcelona. No hospitality, no departure lounge, not even any seats, and now there are delays and they might have to fly via Dublin...or is there something else afoot?
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All Hallows Eve by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act melodrama, with a single, kitchen setting.
SynopsisLocal priest Hugh is having difficulty in defending his deeply held faith against the views of his wife, Morwenna, and his goth daughter, Verity. At Halloween - when something takes place in the church graveyard, seen only by Hugh - the family are reconciled.
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Aspects of a Betrayal by David Pollard
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One character is gender non-specific and voice only.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a drawing room set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisDolly is visited by Tom, an old colleague of ler late husband Travis, who was a spy. The scandal which surrounded Travis’ defection fatally damaged Tom’s career and marriage. It becomes apparent that Tom is in fact spying on Dolly and that his past and present friendship has been nothing but a cover. At first devastated by yet another act of betrayal, Dolly sees the triviality of the whole process. At the close, she and Tom listen to Travis’ tawdry funeral as it is broadcast from St Petersburg.
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Aunt Matilda Comes For Christmas Dinner by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage actors plus an off-stage voice (which could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single domestic setting.
SynopsisEvery Christmas for the last ten years, Gordon and Margaret have had to put up with Aunt Matilda coming round for Dinner, banning the television, pinching the best seat by the fire... Could it be she'll miss this year?
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Being Nice by Mark Niel
Performance by Ashrow Theatre Co. nominated for Best Production award at the Buxton Fringe Festival, 2011.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act, single set comedy play. (Contains swearing.)
SynopsisGeoff, a divorcee pays his mortgage by renting out rooms to Emily and Alison, two girls in their twenties. Emily has a crush on Geoff and is mortified when Alison, a much more outgoing and earthy type, weighs in with advice and practical help. The three ponder the different dynamic and set out the boundaries of the potential relationship, but does Alison have a secret she's not sharing with Emily?
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Birthright by Christine Steenfeldt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in a single setting.
SynopsisAn original storyline suggesting a question mark over Shakespeare's birthplace in a short dramatic comedy, with a twisting plot!
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Bride Before A Fall by Robert Scott
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act farce.
SynopsisVictor and his mistress Madelyn plot an 'accident' for Victor’s dim but very rich wife Lottie. Their scheming oft goes awry as they consider 42 different scenarios for the deed. The final result has unexpected consequences for all three of them.
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Brush Yourself Off and Move On by Megan Boduch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. One character (the Director) has two short lines, which could be done from offstage.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play - a character study - set outside a Broadway audition (though it could be a theatrical audition anywhere). No specific set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisA Broadway hopeful is waiting nervously outside her latest audition. A rival gains her trust but proceeds to destroy her confidence, apparently for no better reason than her own amusement. Just as our girl is about to give it all up, however, a man arrives and is considerate and kind. He restores her confidence and points out her advantages over the more poisonous girl. Together they point out the girl's deficiencies to her and win the moral victory over her.
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A Bump In The Night by Susan Vesey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA powerful one act play, with a simple set.
SynopsisJen and Jacob are in bed when they hear noises downstairs. Jen wants Jacob to investigate, but he's not keen. They trade visions of a future if the burglars turn nasty, but the noises are made by Gladys - who brings a very different perspective. This play deals with the issue of underage sex, child sexual abuse and teenage pregnancy.
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A Christmas Carol In 60 Minutes Or Less! by Martin Prest
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Various doubling alternatives suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in various settings.
SynopsisStaying as true to the original Dickens story as time allows, it unfolds neatly through narration and action. Originally published in 2014, revised edition published September 2017.
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