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The Politics Of Bendy by Jim Pinnock
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act political farce in a single setting.
SynopsisGodfrey was hoping Charles would hand him the leadership of the opposition, leaving him a dead cert for Prime Minister, but now Charles has decided to hang on and Godfrey's wife is looking more like Lady Macbeth.
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** Poster template, illustrated by Dale French, for 'The Politics of Bendy' by Jim Pinnock. (High resolution jpg file with space for adding information about the production.)
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The Psychotherapist In Spite Of Himself by George Freek
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComical farce in one act and one (simple, domestic) set.
SynopsisRonald wants to marry Janey, but he thinks she's worried about his acting career. He poses as a psychotherapist to see if he can convince her that he's a good actor - and ends up taking on her entire family's emotional problems in one very busy day.
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Race to the Bottom by Graham Dillistone
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Cast largely adults, but also a couple of students in their late teens.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce with set in a school headmaster's office.
SynopsisSchools are always tense when the Ofsted inspectors are in, but this time the Principal has even more to worry about - his own son is trying to convince teachers to take part in his fund raising scheme involving photocopied bottoms.
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Right on Cue by Barry Lambert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Roles are written as 2 male, 2 female, but all could be played as either.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act comedy with a single (police office) setting.
SynopsisThe Battersea Batterer is causing havoc for the understaffed local CID as he goes around the neighbourhood hitting people over the head with a billiard cue. The police are snookered at first but are assisted by a psychological profiler in solving the case.
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The Second Friday Of The Month by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA farce in two short acts (which puts it on the boundary between a one-act and full-length play). Single (small flat *) set. Contains mild swearing and adult themes.
* I mean it's set in a small flat, not that the set is small and flat.
SynopsisDan has a somewhat clinical sexual relationship with a psychologist who lives in the flat above him. They meet every second friday of the month, but their routine is broken by the arrival of some of Dan's diverse acquaintances.
A clever, funny play, exploring some rather unconventional relationships.
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Snowed Under by Anne-Marie Chaplin
FIRST PLACE at the Macra Na Feirme National Drama Semifinals 2018 in Mountmellick, for Whitechurch Macra Drama Company.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce. Single library setting.
SynopsisThe library is snowed in, stranding librarians Brenda and Sue along with one of their regular customers, Mr Whitely, for whom, as rescuers are awaited, there are surprising and dire consequences.
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Spirits! by Karin Diann Williams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Eight roles but two of them are written to be doubled by specific cast members.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA very silly, raucous farce set around a séance. Fun characters, cheeky wit, a lot of physical humour, and some audience interaction. (American English.)
SynopsisMadame Sirena prepares to conduct a séance at the mansion of wealthy widower Taffy, who has sworn to bring his late wife's murderer to justice before he remarries - but the clock is ticking for his fiancée, Felicity, who must wed before she turns 30 to claim her inheritance. Meanwhile, escape artist Harry Hugweenie resists the advances of his spirited assistant as he waits on a promised message from the other side.
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Switched by Frances A. Lewis
Performance by Carbost Village Drama won the MacKinnon Salver and the Wakefield Quaich Award for stage presentation, Scottish One-Act Festival, 2014.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. There are two off-stage voices which might be live or recorded.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce, with a single set split between a dentist's waiting room and a living room.
SynopsisJeffrey gets himself into a tangle when his girlfriend Veronica and wife Claudia end up with identical handbags...
Note that a companion piece - AKA Charlie - is also available. The two plays function independently, but can also be played together.
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Up the Garden Path by Barry Blaize
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce. Single set - quite complex to stage but the rewards are worth it! Contains mild swearing and drug abuse.
SynopsisWhen Susan agreed to be on the end of the phone for Marie during a quiz, she thought she'd be a help. But she didn't give the right answer, and now Marie's husband wants Susan and Trevor to cough up the sixty thousand she didn't win...
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We Love Barney by Joseph A. Jones
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act farce. Single domestic set.
SynopsisBarney is to decide who is to become the Assistant Branch Manager, and competition is fierce. Will newly-separated Barney give in to the wiles of Sharon, or will he be persuaded by Phyllis's experience and dedication? And what of Nigel, who doesn't want the job, but is marrying a woman who wants him to have it? It's going to be a busy night at the company drinks party.
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