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10 Abbey Court by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play, set in a kitchen. As the scene-setting direction puts it 'The kitchen is furnished with high tech kitchen appliances and bespoke units. These are imagined.'
SynopsisLocal estate agent (*) Jason is showing prospective client Abigail around a property that has just been put on the market. Her shocking reason for being so keen to view this particular property only becomes clear as the curtain closes. * Written in British English. In American, Jason would be a realtor.
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Bar Wars - Return Of The Sauce by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play (a comedy mystery), single set.
SynopsisWhen 'Spanish Nights' restaurant opens up opposite 'Bella Italia', there's bound to be some rivalry. Then the famous secret pasta sauce recipe is stolen from Bella Italia and PI Fifi Phalange is called in.
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Gone by Jonathan Edgington
A winning entry in both Live Theatre (Newcastle) A Million Short Cuts and Maskers Theatre Company (Southampton) Famous for Fifteen playwriting competitions in 2010.
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 with an air of mystery! Single set which requires a garden seat and a half-finished pergola.
SynopsisGeorge's wife is missing. He knows where she went, but not where she is. Dare he tell the truth to anyone?
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Murder At Merryweather Mansion by Lauren Jones
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSketch-length murder mystery parody. In theory, two sets, but the opening scene could be delivered front-of curtain or in a spotlight to one side of the stage.
SynopsisWhen the odorous Mike Merryweather is murdered in his own living room, Detective McGloclyn is left with a roomful of suspects and more than a few clues and motives. His keen detective sense may not be up to unmasking the killer.
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Murder in the Green Room by Iris Winston
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short one-act play. A murder mystery with a single simple set (backstage at a theatre) and good opportunities for character acting.
SynopsisIt looks like the new members of the 'Oak Six' drama club are getting on the nerves of the founders, but surely the old guard wouldn't resort to murder? Or would they?
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Triple Negative by Herb Hasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort play. Single set (a police interview room). Not so much a whodunit? as a who's going to get convicted for it?
SynopsisA harassed investigator tries to get to the bottom of a tricky murder, but he isn't helped by any of the three suspects, the evidence or the lawyer.
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Unearthed by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short play - a ghoulish mystery. No set, but Andrew has to appear to be digging a hole! (Props consist of the pleasing combination of a spade and a mobile phone.)
SynopsisAs brother and sister Andrew and May dig a hole in the local park at midnight, they unearth more than Andrew had bargained for as the truth behind past horrors is revealed.
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An Unlikely Event by James Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, single set (a park bench).
SynopsisWhat at first appears to be a whimsical exchange between two old men on a park bench takes a turn into more dangerous territory!
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