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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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Caught Out by Steve Shaw
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute comedy play. Single, simple set.
SynopsisTwo burglars break into Mrs. Forester-Brown's House, but their noise attracts attention. Meanwhile, Mrs. Forester-Brown's husband has gone missing...
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Chance Encounters by Jamesine Cundell Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Can be played with a different cast in every scene, or with the same cast throughout.
Run TimeAround 76 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length play comprised of nine connected playlets with a single (park bench) setting.
SynopsisNine encounters take place on a park bench during the course of a day in September. Some are dramatic, some comedic.
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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 - The Real Story by Colin Calvert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Two characters required for performance as a simple duologue, a further 7 (nominally 5F, 2M) required if the action is staged.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEssentially a duologue which could either be done without additional actors, (as an after-dinner piece) or be staged as a narrated mime. Minimal staging requirements. Makes no attempt to be 'politically correct'!
SynopsisTwo narrators tell the story of a modern day Scrooge who's having the wool pulled over his eyes by dishonest Bob Cratchit and his gang of cronies.
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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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The Coffee Shop by Ray Lawrence
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Whilst the script specifies three characters, two of them are played in different eras, so could be done by different actors.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Set in a coffee shop, but without need for any particular set.
Also available as part of the Diamond Jubilee 2012 collection.
SynopsisA coffee shop customer has another encounter with the tyranny of choice!
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Cold Blooded Killer by Geoff Rose-Michael
Won the New Writing Award at the Leatherhead Drama Festival, 2013. (Also received nominations for best actor and best actress.)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Characters include one mysterious figure (non-speaking) and two female voices which might well be recorded.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act thriller, single set.
First published 2014, revised 2018.
SynopsisRecently widowed Jack disturbs Becky, an intruder, and is shocked by how much she resembles his late wife, who died along with her mother in mysterious circumstances. Jack attempts to persuade Becky to impersonate his wife, to inherit the fortune of her mother. Their web of deceit becomes progressively tangled culminating in a shocking ending.
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