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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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Breakdown Point by Troy Banyan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. One character doubles as another.
Run TimeAround 52 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama with a single (road junction) setting.
SynopsisA group of travellers all break down at the same spot on the same day. A strange woman, Ruth, is waiting for them - as if she knew they would be coming. She is able to repair not only their vehicles, but the rifts that have developed between them over many years.
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A Chaotic Christmas Carol by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act verse play, rearranging Dickens.
Synopsis'A Christmas Carol' is given a huge twist to show Scrooge as a determined do-gooder, despite the machinations of wicked embezzler Bob Cratchit and the forlorn ghost of grasping Jacob Marley, plus assorted spirits.
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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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Dead Ringer by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters are all adults
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleNot so much a whodunnit as 'who is doing what to whom?' One-act play, single simple interior set.
SynopsisMargo drags her friend Fran to a séance. The sceptical Fran doesn't expect to be able to contact Margo's dead husband but then strange things begin to happen...
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The English Game by Roger Hodge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single set. Some interesting challenges for the technical team! Contains mind swearing.
SynopsisTwo German agents are preparing to meet a new contact on the eve of the Second World War. He seems genuine, but their suspicions become aroused and there is a confrontation.
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Falling Apart by Peter Harrison
2007. Sale One-Act play festival. Joint winner for Best Original Play under original title of The Lift. Production by Altrincham Garrick.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One of the characters is an off-stage voice, but since he converses with the other characters it is assumed that this should be done live.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single very simple setting.
SynopsisUpon leaving their solicitor's office having arranged their divorce settlement Amanda and Andrew find themselves trapped between floors in the lift. The recriminations around their marital problems continue until the arrival of the lift attendant who manages not only to repair the lift but also their marriage, even though he is not all that he seems.
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Family Spirit by Pat Wollaston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay in two acts (in length, somewhere on the boundary between a one-act play and a full-length - that is to say, another shorter piece could be fitted in the same program if desired). Single domestic set. Contains swearing.
SynopsisWhen Arthur dies, he's a little surprised to find that he's still in his old house. His guide angel, Simon, explains that he's being assessed to determine which way he goes next, but there are a few complications between Arthur's funeral and his final destination.
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The Ghost Of Sandy O'Grady by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 53 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA ghostly one act drama with a single setting.
SynopsisTen years on from the disappearance of Sandy O'Grady, Toby is convinced that his ghost will return to his cottage each year on the anniversary of his death. Toby locks all windows and doors and remains indoors every 19 January, although this year the arrival of a stranded young married couple throw Toby’s routine into disarray.
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Ghost Walk by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy drama, with various settings.
SynopsisOn a ghost walk in York various locations are visited - associated with ghostly happenings. Our guide is finally revealed... to be not the sort of person we thought he was.
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