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Caring for Alice by Marc Brosnan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama in a single set.
SynopsisAlice is in a care home and she doesn't like it. Her niece comes on a rare visit, asking for financial help and Alice makes a counter-offer - she'll front the money if her niece takes her in.
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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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Daffodils Make Me Sneeze by John Chambers
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set - a hospital room with a bed. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisMarilyn, hospitalized after being assaulted by her partner, meets Edna - a middle-aged woman - and her long-suffering husband Raymond. She soon recognises Edna as an interfering type who thinks she knows what's best for everyone. She may be powerless to heal her own relationship, but after a private conversation with Raymond, Marilyn thinks a few well-placed words might make Raymond's life a little easier.
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The Definition of Love by Benoni Holt
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. The monologue is in the voice of a sixteen-year-old English girl. (There is some room for manoeuvre - with minor tweaks to the script - in the specific age, and in the nationality).
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. No set or props required. Contains swearing and sensitive issues.
SynopsisAn angry sixteen-year-old rages about her sister's cancer and the many other trials in her life, all brought about by the ability to love. She argues for and against in an eloquent, sometimes poignant, monologue with an unexpectedly positive ending.
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Eight Seconds by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 42 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy on a split (consulting and waiting room) set.
SynopsisThe average doctor interrupts their patient after eight seconds, often before they've revealed the information that would lead to a correct diagnosis. Gordon Bryson is not the average doctor. He's much ruder. Can be performed alongside its sister play 'Barbecue'.
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Eleven Fifty-Six by Michael Pearcy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play (somewhere between drama and thriller) with a single sparse set.
SynopsisNathan seems certain to remain in the hospital - found wandering naked and confused, he has no records, no identity, no money. Dr Caulfield thinks he's deluded, but there's something compelling about his claim to be a time traveller. Then there's his urgent desire to leave London...
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Fiends And Neighbours by Anne Graham
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act drama. Several simple settings and some mild expletives.
SynopsisHoping to leave an unhappy past behind, Alice and disabled daughter Molly meet Brenda, who lives more in the past than the present. Brad, a thief and a bully, ensures that Brenda’s stability and Alice’s new-found optimism are destroyed at a stroke.
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Frogs by Karen Ankers
Production by Port Macquarie players won Best Male Actor (John Hincks) at Port Macquarie One Act Festival, 2017.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEmotive one-act drama in a single living room set.
SynopsisGerald is suffering from dementia, and Dorothy is struggling to cope. They're expecting David, Gerald's son, to call around, but Gerald is having a bad day. Dorothy tries to keep him under control while worrying about the future and her own safety.
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Handstands For You by Adam Exton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are children, but could be played by children or adults. There are three characters, but two of them appear in some scenes as younger versions of themselves. (Either played by the same actors or by younger ones.)
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA touching and deftly-handled approach to the subject of childhood illness. Multiple settings, but does not need explicit sets. Contains mild swearing (which could be moderated if deemed in appropriate for a specific production).
SynopsisWhen Billy was five, his best friend was Gemma, but she moved away. Now Billy's thirteen, he's got a new best friend in Ronald, but he also has leukaemia. Gemma moves back to the neighbourhood and the three have to find space for each other.
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Hard Feelings by David John Manning
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 28 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act, black comedy, with a single - pub function room - set.
SynopsisJosephine has organised her late father's funeral. A rather dysfunctional wake at the local pub is interrupted by two interlopers and an irascible landlady, but through it all Josephine is able to say her fond farewells and reconcile her differences with her father.
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