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Illusion/Delusion by David Pollard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 78 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of three one-act plays, all of which are also available separately.
SynopsisThree stories which question the reality of their situations. In 'Can Malone Die?', a best-selling author is confronted by his character brought to life. In 'Aspects of a Betrayal', Dolly is visited by a colleague of her late husband, who was a spy and defector. And in 'Clause Fourteen', aging actor Clifford finds himself playing opposite his ex-wife in a production which, against all probability, is a smash hit.
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In The White Time by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 62 minutes. [Estimated!] Structurally in one act, but could be performed as a full evening's entertainment.
MusicNone.
StyleA Victorian historical drama, based on a true murder case
SynopsisAs a young teenager Mary Wheeler had witnessed her father being convicted and hanged for murder. The trauma resulted in her having intermittent blackouts which she termed her ‘White Time’. Mary invites her lover's mistress Phoebe around one afternoon, leading to her disappearance. Mary is trialled for murder, and only a mysterious letter may reveal the truth of the case.
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Jane Eyre by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 134 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length dramatic adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's novel
SynopsisAn adaption of the classic Charlotte Brontë novel, telling the story of Jane, who takes the position of governess of Mr Rochester's young French ward in 1846.
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The Japes at Jester's Reach by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. All characters are adults.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA very funny comedy with strong characters and various plot lines woven well together to a satisfactory resolution! Requires careful set design.
SynopsisThe annual Snorton Bennington Croquet Tournament is being held at Jester's Reach, home of Lord and Lady Digby-Slushing. When the local champion pulls out, a stand-in is required. However, due to an unfortunate incident with a policeman's helmet the tournament stand-in isn't who everyone thinks he is either. Chaos ensues as unexpected visitors arrive and attempts are made to rig the tournament and steal the trophy.
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Journey To The End Of The Rainbow by Sian Nixon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. Additional cast members can be included in the non-speaking roles.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA family fantasy show with colourful settings.
SynopsisYoung Lenita's quest to find the end of the rainbow is prompted by her family's poverty. Her fantasy journey through the colours of the rainbow takes her through various lands and dangerous adventures, ultimately fulfilling her dreams.
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Julius Caesar [75-Minute Abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 32. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 75-minute abridgement of Shakespeare's Roman history.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
Synopsis'Beware the Ides of March!'
'Caesar shall go forth.'
'Et tu, Brute?'
'Brutus is an honourable man.'
'Revenge!'
'This was the noblest Roman of them all.'
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Kalifa's Amazing Adventures by Nikki Harmon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. The lead character is a young elephant and various others are animals. These are supposed to be indicated by costumes props or masks, rather than being entirely realistic! (There's a photographic example on the script page.)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull length play - a fable along the lines of the Just So stories or Brer Rabbit. Aimed at a young audience, but to be played by adults or teenagers.
SynopsisThe growing pains of an inquisitive young elephant, as she learns about the dangers of her environment and the value of friendship.
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The Killings at Snowball's Drift by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. A (male) newsreader appears in the opening prologue. Could be doubled with the Police Inspector or could be done as a voice over.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo-act murder mystery set in 1948. Single interior set (with the stage split into two or three rooms). Simple props.
SynopsisSnowball's Drift is the home of Sir Gerald Mooncast, head of the Mooncast publishing empire. Authors are gathering at the house for the announcement of the annual Mooncast literary prize. In addition to the artistic tensions, there's skulduggery within the publishing house, romantic rivalries for the affections of Sir Gerald and a family feud involving his estranged sons. The stage is set for murder!
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King Henry IV, Part 1 [60-minute abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Most of the doubled roles are male (so the numbers without doubling are 18M, 2F, 3 Either), but of course you can cast whoever you like. There are options to increase the cast size with non-speaking court retinue.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 60-minute abridgement of the Shakespeare history.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisKing Henry, two years after seizing the throne, is looking less secure as his erstwhile supporters, principally the Percy family from Northumberland, turn against him. The play follows the course of their rebellion until the decisive Battle of Shrewsbury.
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King Henry IV, Part 2 [60-Minute Abridgement] by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 35. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA 60-minute abridgement of the Shakespeare history.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
SynopsisAfter the Battle of Shrewsbury, Falstaff is sent with Lord John of Lancaster to deal with the rebellion in the north. King Henry, who has been ill for some time, dies after a reconciliation with Prince Hal, who, as Henry V, abjures his former friendships.
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