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12hr Life by Robert Scott
People's Choice Award by Manchester High School's Lancer Theatre Company, USA 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama for a cast of two and a minimalist setting.
SynopsisDylan should be going to a conference, but a chance encounter with Samantha and some forthright discussion, and he's playing truant and having the time of his life. Is it possible to live a life in one day?
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2020 Pied Piper by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 28. Chorus. Some of the characters are written with a particular gender in mind, but that doesn't really matter.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleNot so much a rhyming pantomime as a raging satire. Minimal sets, few props.
SynopsisThere's a plague of rats about to fall on Hamelin, and the Mayor has gone on holiday. Even when he gets back, his trap and trace scheme is failing. Enter the Pied Piper with a scheme for which the mayor is more than happy to take credit, but not so eager to pay...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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22 Hardcastle Court by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Characters are four adults, with a range of ages, and two seventeen-year-olds (who like each other).
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Two sets (with the neat conceit that in moving out of her mother's house, Emily takes her sofa with her!), one of which requires a practical door. Contains some bad language (and lots of good language) and mild adult themes.
SynopsisWhen Emily finally manages to move out of her Mother's house, she thinks her worries are over, but thanks to the flat's former owner, she has to contend with mysterious calls from Mr X as well as her mother's interruptions and an amorous pair of students wanting help with their play...
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50/50 by Jamesine Cundell Walker
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two on-stage characters and two offstage voices, one of whom is definitely recorded.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA good relationship drama in one act. Various locations, but achieved by lighting and a few props.
SynopsisJo is reluctant to look at the results of her pregnancy test, despite encouragement from her partner Danni. Flashbacks show us how they met and their relationship leading up to this point.
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Absolute Dandy by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Characters written as 2M, 2F, but it doesn't much matter.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy set in a hitherto uncharted branch of literary history.
SynopsisJane Austen is developing her characters as she prepares her latest, as yet untitled, book. She dresses as a man to find her inner Darcy and seeks advice from Beau Brummel as to wardrobe and demeanour.
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Accident of Birth by Trevor Suthers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Two speaking characters and one optional non-speaking character.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play on a single (interview room) set.
SynopsisAnthony, a patient/inmate in Broadmoor, confronts his birth mother in an attempt to discover the cause of his insanity.
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The Act Of Living by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Evelyn doubles - as Sophie.
Run TimeAround 49 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, moving through different eras, with a minimal (park bench) set.
SynopsisTom and Evelyn met when they were children during the war, and their relationship grew and changed. As an old man, Tom looks back across the years to re-live their time together.
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The Adventurers' Club by Damian Woods
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.
StyleA light hearted one act comedy.
SynopsisA group of twenty-somethings assemble to discuss a possible future expedition. The leader Tom has an idea to realise a great ambition - unrealistically - which he surprises the group with. Before long Tom's mother interrupts proceedings and galvanises the group into action.
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After The Flags And Bands by Allan Williams
Production by Offshoots won Best Play, Best Actress & Technical Excellence Award at the Anglesey Drama Festival 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn all female cast, one act drama - with a single (church hall during World War One) setting.
SynopsisThroughout the First World War we follow the women left at home, through letters and monologues, as their good companionship helps them cope with the devastating events on the Western Front.
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Aim by Terry Adlam
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort thriller - one act, single, simple set, few props. Contains violence and swearing.
SynopsisTwo men - the edgy Wolf and laid-back Dove - are waiting in a room to meet a third man. When their visitor arrives, he has an unexpected female companion, and all the plans seem to be going wrong.
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