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The Highwayman by Martin Sims
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act ghost story. Single set of just a woodland camp fire.
SynopsisTwo strangers meet by the road one dark and cold night in 1750. They talk of the legend of Black Tom, the ghostly highwayman said to haunt the area, and soon they are plagued by phantom noises and fears.
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** Zip file containing two sound effects (with two options for one of them) for 'The Highwayman' by Martin Sims
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Indian Summer by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set. A brief romance set against the background of the Indian Mutiny.
SynopsisAmid the uprising against the East India Company in the 1850s, Clara has commissioned a portrait - to closely resemble Botticelli's 'Birth Of Venus', but depicting her as an old woman. The Artist, Nathanial, arrives with his canvas and oils, and they share the last moments of an Indian Summer together.
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An Irregular Satellite by Meg Schenk
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Female character also sings.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for one of the two songs is provided with the Producer's copy of this script. (The other is a suggestion of a popular song.)
StyleA one act love story, with two songs, and a single simple set.
SynopsisIn an imaginative setting, good friends Fran and Scott gradually discover their love for each other. Written in American English.
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** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Janet and John by Michael Pearcy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, largely through a series of intertwined monologues.
SynopsisJanet and John have been married a long time, but she has no idea what announcement he might have in store for her. She only knows that it's unheard for him to give up his Friday night at the railway society to take her out to dinner. Why?
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Jiggy Jiggy by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 27 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act adult comedy (that's definitely 'adult' in the sense of 'contains rude bits'), in a single set - a bed and a bedside table.
SynopsisMark's not happy with his life. He's come up with a novel plan to thrust himself and his wife Kaz into the limelight where he thinks they belong. And all it will take is a performance in their bedroom in front of three cameras...
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Kill-Joy by Mike Rouse
Partington Theatre Glossop 2018, Best Actress award, Rachael Hope, under original title of Mirror Image.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the two on-stage characters, there is a radio announcer's voice at the start. This is likely to be a recording.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!] First production timed at 27 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller. Single set (which may be very simple). Contains swearing and adult themes.
SynopsisA man and a woman stumble into an alley behind a club. It’s clear what his intentions are, but she’s not going along with him. Not here, not now, not with a serial killer on the loose.
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Learning to Like You by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy drama on a minimal living room set.
SynopsisAmber has just moved in, so she pops round to introduce herself to her new neighbour, Jake. Jake’s not what she expected, and it takes the pair a number of visits and misunderstandings before they learn enough from each other to be friends.
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The Library by Shari Gledhill
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short drama with a single (library) setting.
SynopsisMature student Miranda is trying to catch up on her law assignment but is constantly distracted by Dan, a mysterious stranger. As their relationship develops over the library table, it becomes apparent that Dan knows more than first seemed, and then he claims to bring a message from Miranda’s dead husband.
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Life Imitating Art by Joan Greening
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two act drama, with a one act length, and with a single (art gallery) set.
SynopsisMature art student Dorothy surprises Pete in the art gallery, confusing him for her tour guide. For his own reasons he goes along with Dorothy's mistaken belief that he is a professor of art. The whole experience enriches them both.
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A Life Sentence by Mark Seaman
Eleven awards from Festivals in 2008, including Best Original Script/Play in Wiltshire,
Avon and Gloucestershire and overall festival winner in the last two.
Overall Festival winner Cornwall Festival 2015.
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.
StyleAn emotionally charged two-hander with a very simple, well-thought-out set and detailed descriptions.
SynopsisA wife talks about her struggle to cope with her husband's dementia, and the effect it had on their family in his final days.
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