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Betrayal by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act farce which starts as a simple domestic comedy then turns into a heist story that has so many twists and reversals it's like watching a Samba competition.
SynopsisLeonard is depressed by the arrival of Spring. Margaret says he's a boring bank manager, but by the end of the day he's planning to run away with the money from the vault and the woman next door. Trouble is, he's not the only one with his eye on the money and a fast getaway.
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Bill by Janice Sampson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy structured in two act (but on the boundary between one-act and full-length in run-time). Contains swearing. Multiple settings, but with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisA multi-strand story that introduces us to five separate characters in the first act, then draws all their tales together in the second: Bill with his knee-replacement, David mourning his lost mother, Audrey arrested for her Fancy Dress Brawl, Rita marrying again and Constance trying a new exercise routine.
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Blind Date, Inc. by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of linked comedy sketches. Simple set - two tables, four chairs.
SynopsisA series of couples meet for the first time, introduced by Blind Date Inc.
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Blind Date, Inc. 111 by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. Eight scenes, eight couples - but since the stories run consecutively, the minimum is two pairs, with lots of doubling.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA series of linked comedy sketches. Simple set - two tables, four chairs.
SynopsisThis follows exactly the same structure as the two predecessors Blind Date Inc, and Blind Date, Inc. 2 but with a different set of couples working out different relationships, covering a range of odd issues, with even Sherlock Holmes taking up the dating game!
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Broken by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The 2 male roles are very minor.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act thriller, with a single - old dining room - setting.
SynopsisLucy receives a mysterious email inviting her to a house that turns out to have been abandoned for years. Waiting there is her former mother-in-law, who still blames Lucy for the death of her son. But there are more surprises to come...
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Carpe Diem 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 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy in a single (furniture only) set.
SynopsisJoan believes her life is practically over now she has been placed in a retirement home. Longer-term residents Agnes and Teddy try to convince her that life is still worth living and age isn't a barrier.
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The Catch by Stan Duncan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Two characters are offstage voices and can be pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act melodramatic thriller with various settings.
SynopsisPaul, a patient in a psychiatric hospital, has something otherworldly about him. As he explains the reason he is in hospital to student nurse Yvonne, his strange and intriguing past is slowly revealed.
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Chekhov's Shorts by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of five short plays based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA Lottery Ticket adapted from the story of the same title
A Meeting on a Train Loosely adapted from 'An Enigmatic Nature'
Difficult People adapted from the story of the same title
Natalie’s Vacation adapted from 'A Tripping Tongue'
I’m Famous based on 'Joy'
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Chemistry Lessons by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act farcical comedy. Single domestic set (preferably with a practical door or at least the sound of a hefty slam!)
SynopsisA Chemistry teacher is having trouble coming to terms with his impending matrimony, when he's suddenly swept into the middle of another couple's marriage problems. Once he's proved he's not having an affair with the wife or the daughter, he still has his own fiancée to sort out...
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A Christmas Carol In 60 Minutes Or Less! by Martin Prest
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 29. No chorus. Various doubling alternatives suggested in the Producer's copy of the script.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play in various settings.
SynopsisStaying as true to the original Dickens story as time allows, it unfolds neatly through narration and action. Originally published in 2014, revised edition published September 2017.
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