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Daffodils Make Me Sneeze by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set - a hospital room with a bed. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisMarilyn, hospitalized after being assaulted by her partner, meets Edna - a middle-aged woman - and her long-suffering husband Raymond. She soon recognises Edna as an interfering type who thinks she knows what's best for everyone. She may be powerless to heal her own relationship, but after a private conversation with Raymond, Marilyn thinks a few well-placed words might make Raymond's life a little easier.
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A Darker Shade Of Closure by Richard Charles
Finalist in the Cambridge Theatre Challenge (International play-writing competition) 2014
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage characers plus (probably recorded) radio voice.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single (apartment) set.
SynopsisTina is in a tight spot, blackmailed over drug use that could make her ill father worse if revealed. Perhaps her friend Karen can really help her, by getting evidence of the blackmail? But Karen brings a gun too, and everything goes wrong.
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Dead True by Geoff Rose-Michael
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller with a single living room setting. Originally published September 2016, revised December 2018.
SynopsisJan was the main suspect in a murder case in the past but was acquitted. Ghost writer Kim is helping Jan to write a memoir of her experiences and soon finds herself subjected to a horrifying ordeal at Jan’s hands.
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Do You Come Here Often by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, requiring little more than a bench. (Oh, all right, some actors as well.)
SynopsisTwo men meet when they both retreat from their wives to a peaceful bench. They swap tales of woe, then retire to the pub just before their wives enter and give each other the other side of the story. Domestic bliss!
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Don't Stay In There Too Long by Hugh Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, with a single (22nd century) set.
SynopsisAt a cryonics company, a drug dealer has been brought back to life after ninety-seven years in suspension. The only problem is that he booked in for just eight years. How will he take the news that a computer glitch is to blame for his extended stay?
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Dream Holiday by Elizabeth Poynter
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn emotional drama with a twist. Single living room set.
SynopsisEllie and her daughter Lisa have just returned from the perfect holiday. But then Lisa disappears.
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Duffy's Law by Louise Wade
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The intention is for adults to play the adult characters and also their younger selves.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama, an exploration of childhood relationships and their adult echoes. Minimal set - various locations created with just a few stage blocks.
SynopsisTom and Duffy have been friends since childhood, with Duffy taking the role of Sherriff to Tom's Deputy. Tom used to be the Outlaw, until a girl called Poppy joined their game one day...
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Elephants by Paul Bovino
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single New York apartment set (with a strongly-themed taste in decoration - see title for details!) Contains swearing (and also affection). First published Sept 2011, revised edition Nov 2017.
SynopsisA strange birthday party reveals hidden love...
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Establishing Relations by David Craig Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Playing ages: two parents, two in late teens.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single domestic set. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisJohn's very excited to be bringing Stella home to meet his Mum and Dad, but he's amazed by his Dad's reaction. Dad wants John to give Stella up, straight away, but naturally John wants to know why... Until he finds out.
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Find the Lady by Helen Sharman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Written for two men and two women, but each taking several roles.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play. Minimal set, with only a dressing table and clothes rail, plus a sofa and table arrangement that remain onstage throughout. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisAn actress struggles to contain the character of Lady Macbeth as the play both infects and reflects other parts of her life.
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