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Café Fear by Paul John Matthews
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of this script contains suggestions for three pieces of intermission music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with elements of tragicomedy and strong language.
SynopsisTwo newspaper reporters, Angela and Jim, are following up reports of an escaped patient from a local secure mental hospital. Stopping off at a café to ask directions, they are joined by Adriana, a prissy germaphobe and Roger, an annoying smart Alec. They soon realise that they have ended up in a very strange place.
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Caiaphas by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play which can be produced with minimal staging (so could easily be done within a church).
SynopsisThe events of the last few days of Holy Week are shown from the viewpoint of High Priest Caiaphas and his family.
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Call To Duty by Nettie Baskcomb Brown
The original production won the Five Counties and Mercia division trophies and was a semi-finalist in 2014 All England Theatre Festival, winning adjudicator's award for excellence.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAward winning One Act play for youth theatre with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisSam is bored by his school history and drama lessons about the First World War, but through his brother's console games, he learns more than he expected.
The play vividly brings to life the bravery of ordinary soldiers who fought in World War One by merging modern virtual war games with the shocking reality of the WW1 trenches and using comedy and tragedy to take actors and audiences on an emotional, thought provoking journey.
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Can Malone Die? by David Pollard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act drama on a study set. Part of the 'Illusion/Delusion' trio of plays, which can be bought separately or as a collection.
SynopsisMax Feeney is a best-selling author on the point of killing off his character the ‘Ethical Assassin’ when the fictional character appears to argue to be spared. In the ensuing debate, hidden and unacknowledged truths are surfaced and the question of the debt owed by creator to creature is examined. Ultimately, Max succumbs to a heart attack while grappling with his creation. Has this all been the result of Feeney’s descent into madness or is illusion more real than we think?
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Captain Bluebeard's Monkey by David Pemberton
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Chorus size very flexible, at the Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act piratical fantasy comedy.
SynopsisThe eponymous monkey uses his guile to thwart the late Captain Bluebeard's swashbuckling crew in their attempts to discover Bluebeard's treasure - which is not what it first appears to be.
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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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Carrie's Lions by Amelia Armande
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus. 'Carrie' appears in three guises - as a narrator/protagonist, as a child and as an adult. 'Michael' appears as narrator/protagonist and as an adult. There are two small non-speaking roles.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play with plenty of technical and acting challenges! Whilst it is not formally divided into scenes, there are five locations - indicated symbolically by props and furniture.
SynopsisThrough a series of conversations with her guardian angel, Carrie tries to come to terms with the death of her father.
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The Cat and The Monkey by Charlotte Court
Production by Jinx Theatre Company scooped the Daniel Penfilled Award for Best Actress at the BC Drama Festival in 2016
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 22 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedic-drama in one act, with a simple set.
SynopsisAt first it appears that a marriage guidance session for Sophie and James is in progress - using the audience as the counsellor. But as all of their simmering grievances come to the fore, it gradually becomes clear that something completely different and poignant is happening.
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Cell Mates by Mark Seaman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single (prison cell) setting.
SynopsisYoung Terry Cole is entering the prison system for the first time. His youthful swagger is tempered by his apprehension about what lies ahead. His meeting with cell mate, murderer George, has a profound effect on him.
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Change Of Heart by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 47 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act Victorian melodrama-style thriller.
SynopsisA tangled tale of bigamy and murder in 19th Century Manchester. Three girls from Ireland take up domestic service at the Chilterns' home. When Mrs Chiltern unexpectedly returns home one evening to find her husband dead, little does she imagine that she will be the one facing the gallows. Will a change of heart spare her?
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