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Custom Shrunk by Dave Walklett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama, set in the aftermath of a production of 'Measure for Measure'.
SynopsisIt's the party after the last night of the show, and Jonathon is celebrating his directorial debut. Stan, the drama group chairman, is more concerned with how ticket sales worked out, and his daughter Moira is wondering if her performance might be the start of a new career.
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Dance of the Seven Teatowels by Mike Brennan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on 2 simple (kitchen and street) sets.
SynopsisJess is struggling to make ends meet, what with her husband Ryan being out of work, but the idea of Uncle Idris moving in with them in return for being remembered in his will doesn’t thrill her.
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Deadline by Damian Woods
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a single set.
SynopsisA writer of scathing theatre reviews is held to account by a playwright who feels one such review has ruined his life.
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Doggy Noire by Jamie Hope
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. All the characters are animals. (All literally, some figuratively.) The characters are nominally 4M, 1F, but in the context, there's a lot of flexibility.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play in a single setting. Contains adult themes and language (although in the context of dogs, 'bitch' is not necessarily a term of abuse).
Noire as in 'bête noire' rather than 'film noir'. (No hard-boiled detectives.)
SynopsisBonzo the enforcer has brought Paulette the Poodle to the bridge, as arranged, but who is being set up for a fall? When Big Fido arrives, it turns out there may not be any winners, since the rats that come with him have grudges of their own.
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Don't Look Back by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA drama of one-act play length (though structurally it's in three acts). Single domestic set.
SynopsisA young couple, John and Suzan, stranded in a remote village cut off from the outside world by blizzards are given warm hospitality in her charming little cottage by seemingly kind old lady, Mrs Latham. It is gradually revealed that, in the past, her cottage was the scene of an unsolved murder in which she may have been involved and that intriguingly Suzan bears an uncanny resemblance to the victim. This gives the play the germ of a Gothic feel and sets the scene for an exciting, at times gripping and ultimately heart-warming tale.
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Drunkula by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (gothic dining room) set.
SynopsisDrunkula and his weird manservant, Schnapps, meet their match when two young English ladies show their drinking mettle - with disastrous results for the drunken vampire.
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Emergency by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort one-act play. Single, simple set (a table), suitable for a bare stage presentation or could be played front of curtain whilst the stage was being prepared for another piece.
SynopsisA crisis has occurred in an expatriate Social Society that is having to move to smaller premises. Only one of four standard activities can continue and the spokespeople for each of the four are locked in acrimonious debate.
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The English Game by Roger Hodge
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play. Single set. Some interesting challenges for the technical team! Contains mind swearing.
SynopsisTwo German agents are preparing to meet a new contact on the eve of the Second World War. He seems genuine, but their suspicions become aroused and there is a confrontation.
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The Exit Poll by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleThe farcical comedy of politics. Simple sets. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisThree candidates are contesting a by-election, but they all have secrets, most of which come to light before the results are revealed. Can any of them really claim the victory?
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** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'The Exit Poll' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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Extraction by S. P. Franksson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFast-paced one-act comedy (somewhere between thriller and farce).
SynopsisDentist John and his assistant and lover Alice accidentally kill their patient, but when they discover the man was carrying a huge amount of cash, they plot to hide the body and keep it for themselves. Complications arise when Alice's junkie boyfriend shows up, followed by John's suspicious wife.
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