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Fidelity Farce by Gary Diamond
Production by Pontfaen YFC won the Brecknock round of the Wales YFC drama competition 2020.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act bedroom farce. (Lots of doors, that sort of thing.)
SynopsisSuccessful businessman Vincent Donaldson has booked a hotel room - the scene of a fling with his PA. But he hasn't counted on the appearance of his wife, her sister (with whom he is also having an affair), and another woman from his past. Not to mention the room-service man...
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Fight for the Future by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Whilst Pruitt is written female, gender reassignment should be possible in her case.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort science-fiction play about time travel. Bare stage and just one prop - a piece of paper. That's all. Thousands of years of technological innovation leading to just one piece of paper. (Give or take the time capsule.)
SynopsisThe first ever time traveller journeys to the future and discovers a world very different to the one he imagined...
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Fighting the Kaiser with Catapults by S. J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama written for performance by older youth theatre students (16-19 year olds). Can be performed on minimal sets.
SynopsisA series of vignettes follows three different men, their relationships with the women in their lives and their involvement in the First World War. The scenes take place at various intervals between 1914 and 1916.
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The Filming of Das Kapital by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Two of the characters make a brief non-speaking appearance (and therefore could be regarded as optional).
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA combination of Indian storytelling and chess! Simple props, but needs a means of displaying the chess moves to the audience.
SynopsisGame Nine in the Varadachary Chess Cycle. A Bollywood producer has plans to make a film of the life of Karl Marx, part of which is played out through a chess game. An amateur theatre group - including the author! - runs through the script (and the chess game), criticising the producer's distortions of history!
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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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Finding Goddard by Deborah Hugill
Best Supporting Actor - Sedgefield One Act Drama festival 2012 (Allerton Players)
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 16. No chorus. 11 minor roles can be easily shared by two actors.
Run TimeAround 29 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a variety of locations but minimal set requirements.
SynopsisWhen it turns out a modest, unassuming man in Helions Bumpstead is really God, everyone has an angle and everyone wants in. But soon enough, people affected by 'Acts of God' want their day in court.
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The First Rehearsal by Peter Appleton
Chelford Players performance achieved the Adjudicators Special Award at Chelford Drama Festival 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Singular lack of set (which the stage manager indicates by placing chairs around the stage - a process very familiar to some of us).
SynopsisAn amateur drama group come together to block out the moves at the first rehearsal of their incomplete script. The dialogue is odd, the plot confusing and the characters get out of hand... just like in every AmDram group!
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Fish Have Feelings Too by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
Finalist, Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Competition, 2020
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 24 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act satirical comedy.
SynopsisTwo couples - one American, one British - have a minor collision but neither of the men will take the blame. They're about to come to blows when the son of one couple and the daughter of the other burst in with news. They’re in love! They want to save the sea creatures of the world! And that’s not all!
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The Flag by Neil Walden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEasy-to-stage one-act drama for three actors in one simple office set.
SynopsisA school in 1930s England is set to welcome an ambassador from Nazi Germany, whose child is one of the pupils. Headteacher Mrs Mayhew wants to fly the Nazi flag for the visitor's arrival, but young teacher Miss Tait raises an objection.
A good period drama with a sharp focus on an area of pre-WW2 history that's often overlooked - how a lot of British people were generally welcoming towards the Nazis, or at least apathetic about their politics, in the years before the war. It also has some relevance to the contemporary debates around flags.
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Flaming Liberty by David Titchener
Performances by Tomorrow Production won the Jose Grant Diamond Jubilee Trophy - Wellington Drama Festival, 2012 and The Will Horton Cup - BFame, 2013
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 33 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comic heist in (surprisingly) a single set.
SynopsisA trio of unsuccessful petty thieves plan to pull off their most audacious heist yet - stealing the Olympic Flame itself! With the flame held to ransom, they'll be legendary thieves at last!
(The characters get further outings in The Next Big Thing and I Now Pronounce You . The scripts function independently, but might also be performed as a set.)
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