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The Filming of Das Kapital by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Two of the characters make a brief non-speaking appearance (and therefore could be regarded as optional).
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Nine in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. A Bollywood producer has plans to make a film of the life of Karl Marx, part of which is played out through a chess game. An amateur theatre group - including the author! - runs through the script (and the chess game), criticising the producer's distortions of history!
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Framed In A Window by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two-handed, one act play, with a single set and containing strong language.
SynopsisMo, the janitor in the Texas School Book Depository, is startled to come across a figure sitting in the notorious window, holding a very familiar rifle. Is it really the ghost of Lee Harvey Oswald?
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The Heretic Queen by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Two of the characters are boys (age unspecified).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Eight in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. The painter El Greco challenges the Lord High Admiral of the Spanish navy to a chess match on the eve of the launch of the Armada to invade Queen Elizabeth's England. (The other El Greco - the chess master - takes notes!)
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High Steaks by Andrew Bawn
Production by Chelford Players won the Adjudicator's Award at the Wilmslow Festival of One-Act Plays 2019
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Three characters are written as female, but can be male. One character is an off-stage voice only.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with two simple (park and garden) sets, suitable for adult or child actors.
SynopsisBuster the dog fancies himself as a criminal mastermind, despite being slightly dim. With some help from his friends - Roxy, Max, and Smokey the cat - he might get away with daylight robbery.
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Howard Does His Best by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The 10 'soldiers' are gender non-specific.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy suitable for performance by teens and chldren.
SynopsisAt the school dance, Howard, egged on by Wayne and Dave, sets out to cross the dance floor to ask Chardonnay (the most beautiful girl in the school) for a dance, but on the way various bits of his body begin to let him down.
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I Am Hamlet by Richard James
Performance by Portree ADS won the Wakefield Quaich Award for Presentation, Scottish One Act Festival, 2011, Performance by Thurso Players won Best Play award at the SCDA One Act Play Festival, 2012,
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy thriller, single bare-stage set.
SynopsisAn amateur actor auditions for the lead role in a local production of Hamlet. There is some fun to be had as the director puts him through his acting paces, but slowly we learn that the actor has more in common with the Prince of Denmark than meets the eye...
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ExclusionsDue to professional performances, this script is not available for performance in the following places at the following times:-
Spain, ES from the first day of January, 2022 to the last day of January, 2026
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I'm On A Train by Graham Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA neat, simple monologue that could be comedy gold in the right hands. (Minimal set requirements.)
SynopsisIt's a tough day for businessman Tom Wright, as he races to Edinburgh in a last-ditch attempt to save his company. Sadly, things are not destined to go his way, and the phone calls he makes and receives on that journey reveal the scope of the disaster that unfolds.
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In a League of His Own by Mark Griffin
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characters and an offstage (or recorded) soccer commentator.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play set in an Irish student flat (the main features of which are a couch and a TV set).
SynopsisSoccer-obsessed student Eamo is unhappy with the progress of a local team because they're ruining his standing in the Fantasy Football league. And Eamo has a lot of money riding on the outcome. His flatmate, John, thinks Eamo should calm down, but then Mazza, a self-proclaimed legend, arrives to really stir things up.
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In Sanity by Eleanor Hough
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for two men. No set. The props are all coats.
SynopsisThere are two men, of that we can be sure. Everything else is subject to negotiation. They may be involved in a murder and trying to flee the scene, but first one of them has to figure out how to drive, and if they're friends, or lovers or brothers or even who they are.
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It's Not Brain Surgery! by Jamie Hope
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy (on the boundary between a one-act play and a short) in a single set, most of which is a hospital bed.
SynopsisA parody doctor with a very questionable bedside manner has to fill in a patient on the unusual results of the operation to re-attach his severed thumb.
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