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Dance Before Dark by Karen Ankers
Published: 22 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama with a single, simple setting.
SynopsisIn a future world Anna has been imprisoned in solitary confinement for insisting that because of human abuse of the planet the world will end when the last leaf falls. Against regulations Robert, her guard, engages in conversation with her and they soon realise that they have more in common than they thought.
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This Is A Lockdown by Louise Wade
Published: 20 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act drama
SynopsisA group of students and their teacher are sorting costumes in a remote school building when a lockdown is announced over the tannoy. Is it a drill, or the real thing? And what will happen to the student who left the building?
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Just Fifteen Minutes by Tony Frier
Published: 16 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act historical drama with several simple scenes.
SynopsisJust fifteen minutes is how long it takes someone to die from strychnine poisoning. It's this method by which Doctor Thomas Cream disposed of his victims. Cream goes from fresh McGill graduate to a cornered criminal in this recounting of the life of the notorious 'Lambeth Poisoner', whose crimes stretched from Montreal to Chicago and London.
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Potted Austen: The Complete Set by Lou Treleaven
Published: 16 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels.
SynopsisA collection of six bitesize dramatic adaptations of Jane Austen's published novels. Each is fast-paced, witty, and amenable to small groups (cast size can be reduced with some crafty doubling).
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Potted Austen: Sense and Sensibility by Lou Treleaven
Published: 15 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
SynopsisA short, humorous adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, covering all of the important events and characters with minimal staging requirements.
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Death Threats by Ashley Harris
Published: 10 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 19 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short, one act thriller. Some strong language.
SynopsisKatherine and Graham have taken a cottage in the country, but a threatening letter addressed to Katherine has found them anyway. She persuades him to call the police for help, but Constable Roberts has a surprise for them.
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According To Schedule by Robert Scott
Published: 9 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 101 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length, good old-fashioned farce. A stand-alone follow-up to According To Rumour
SynopsisNina is keen to show off her fiancé to her sister Pippa and brother Roger. Sadly, Pippa finds him all too familiar, and his mobster parents aren’t much of a hit with the family either
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Hamlet auf Deutsch by Nicholas Richards
Published: 9 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. As usual with Shakespeare, the characters are predominantly male. Of course, casting against gender is open to the production.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet aimed at students learning German. To enable such a short version, a narrator sets the scenes. All speeches, including narration, in German (but directions in English).
SynopsisEinige verkürzte Szenen auf Deutsch von Shakespeares Hamlet.
A ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore castle demanding revenge. Hamlet's uncle has siezed the throne. Will Hamlet take arms against a sea of troubles?
Sein oder Nichtsein - Das ist hier die Frage.
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The Book Club Of Little Witterington - After The Fete by Joan Greening
Published: 8 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a simple setting.
SynopsisThe ladies of the village book club have gathered to discuss Neville Shute’s ‘On The Beach’. Some of the members have not read the book and the others seem more interested in discussing - or rather gossiping - about people and events in the village which spill over into the meeting.
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Mizmaze by Jonathan Edgington
Published: 6 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play - with some strong language.
SynopsisA short, spine-tingling play based on the legend surrounding the mysterious, three hundred year old maze at the top of St. Catherine's Hill, Winchester.
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