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Saint Nicholas and the Three Purses of Gold by Timothy Hallett and Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus. Technically, there are no characters - that is to say, it could be sung by a soloist. In practice, the intention is for the singing to be shared between several narrators and a chorus whilst the story is mimed by actors.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with a complete piano and vocal score.
StyleA sung story. (Technically, that makes it a Cantata, but don't let the fancy name put you off!) Does not require any set or props, but props could be used as part of a mime of the story.
SynopsisWhere does our modern Santa Claus come from? He's descended from legends of Saint Nicholas, the fourth century Bishop of Myra - legends such as this one!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Santa and Elf by John Furse
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Elf is written female but could be played by a male. The disembodied voice (making Post Office announcements) is assumed to be recorded.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play in a single (Post Office) set.
SynopsisThe Giggleton Post Office has to get a sack of mail off to the Sorting Office ASAP - it’s kids' letters to Santa. Little do they know that Santa himself is on hand to collect the sack, if his Elf assistant can stop causing traffic accidents!
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Sassenach by Ronnie Dykstra
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. Eleven roles (plus two actors who play themselves before taking on characters), designed to be playable by a cast of three plus a cameo from the director.
Run TimeAround 34 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA spoof 'English' Macbeth based shamelessly on Shakespeare's tragedy, stealing many of his famous words and taking disgraceful liberties. One-act, single set (largely a living room).
SynopsisWhen a witch prophesises that Arthur Robinson could become chairman of the bath plug manufacturer he works for, his wife Samantha coerces him into speeding the process along by having his boss clobbered with a saucepan. His subsequent rise to power is hindered by the blood on their hands and rival employee Andrew Duff.
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Scriptaholic by Billy Doyle
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. Chorus. In the author's draft of the script, the 'New Member' is male and the 'Group Leader' female, but there doesn't seem to be any necessity for this!
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short comedy sketch with no specific requirements for set or props.
SynopsisWhen a new member joins Scriptaholic, a support group for script writers who have lost sight of the boundaries between fantasy and reality, even the group leader finds him too far gone for help.
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Second Thoughts by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. (The max. and min. numbers depend on whether the production follows the author's intention and uses a quartet of four female singers to punctuate the action. There are also a few lines addressed to passers-by who might or might not appear on stage.)
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single minimalist set - a bus stop. Few props. A study of an attempted mid-life affair.
SynopsisHarold is waiting at the appointed spot, a bus shelter, for a meeting with his old school friend Patti, and wondering if he's up to having an affair, if that's even what's on offer.
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The Senior Speed Date by Jeff Bray
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. One character is voice-only and can be voiced live or pre-recorded.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (pub room) setting.
SynopsisRecently separated from her husband, Joan has been persuaded by her daughter to attend a speed dating evening. She is confronted by a procession of highly unsuitable candidates.
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Shivers by Peter Harrison
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 105 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTrilogy of one-act plays with a supernatural theme. Two interior sets plus the interior of an elevator cabin. A mixture of comedy and ghostly melodrama.
SynopsisThe three scripts - Falling Apart, All Hallows Eve and Knock Knock, Who's There? - are all available separately.
Whilst there is no set order to the plays, Falling Apart - with a couple trapped in a lift - might be performed front-of-curtain between the other two plays, which each require an interior setting with a practical window.
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So Long, Prince Charming by Molly McCluskey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Max is written male, but the writer suggests that other interpretations would be possible. One of the female characters is a non-speaking cameo.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play. Genre? Well, George, the central character, wants this to be a romantic comedy, but Ingrid has other ideas. Single cafe setting.
SynopsisGeorge is a romantic, and determined to overcome Ingrid's reluctance with a muffin, his natural charm and a detailed explanation of his good points. Ingrid is in the cafe for the peace and quiet, but after a few minutes of George's company, she's ready to leave... with Max.
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A Sobering Fete by Rosemary Grace
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. No formal chrous, but there is the option for additional actors to play other customers at the fete.
Run TimeAround 26 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun comedy for female-leaning groups. Three strong characters with good comic interplay. Easily staged on a single set of three tables.
SynopsisThree mums run stalls at a PTA fair. Julie is determined to make money for the school, whatever it takes, Cam is devoutly health-conscious and Lily is flogging a pyramid scheme.
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Socks by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Four principal characters plus an off-stage female voice (which could be pre-recorded).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, one-act comedy play. Single set - the inside of a clothes dryer at a laundromat! ( A delightful contribution to an under-used sub-genre of costume drama!)
SynopsisA group of single socks discuss their plight. Should they attempt escape? Why have they been abandoned? Don't humans know that socks are the cornerstone of civilization?
A tale of abandonment, rejection and hope in the confines of a clothes dryer.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of clean laundry must be in want of the correct number of socks.
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