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Relationship Counsellor by Hugh Smith
Published: 4 May 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch in a simple domestic setting.
SynopsisA man arrives home to be told by his wife that she's leaving him for George Clooney. The sort of thing that could happen to anybody.
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Identity Theft by Hugh Smith
Published: 27 April 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch in a living room setting.
SynopsisA man arrives home to tell his wife that he's been the victim of identity theft. Moments later, a second man enters to tell the same story.
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Three Across by Gill Medway
Published: 25 April 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short comedy on a single coffee shop set.
SynopsisNathan is hoping for a peaceful morning as he tackles the crossword in his local coffee shop. But when a total stranger, Joanna, decides to share his table, and her ex, Grant, takes the next table along, he is drawn into her romantic tangles.
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Undercover Boss by Hugh Smith
Published: 22 April 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA funny set-up makes for a good sketch that doesn't outstay its welcome. Needs a desk and two chairs.
SynopsisThe new owner of a ballet company and its principal male dancer meet to discuss a recent performance of Giselle, at which the boss had gone undercover.
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Knight in Shining Armour by Jos Biggs
Published: 20 April 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. The dragon and the horse are nominally male, but they are, after all, a dragon and a horse (and the horse is made from two people), so casting aginst gender is the least of the production's problems.
Run TimeAround 16 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch (a long sketch or a very short play!) with minimal set requirements (although it does require a rock and chains).
SynopsisA not-so-heroic knight is on a quest, but when he finds a maiden to rescue, the prospect of going up a against an actual fire-breathing dragon is a bit much for him. Luckily for her, there's another option.
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Tree Audition by Hugh Smith
Published: 13 April 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisAn actress uses underhand tactics to put off a rival while waiting to audition for the part of Lady Macbeth.
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The Devil and Tom Walker by Gerald P. Murphy
Published: 28 March 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short fantasy melodrama, adapted from the Washington Irving short story. Compèred by rhyming narrators.
SynopsisTom Walker meets the Devil, who offers him buried treasure in exchange for his soul. Eventually Tom agrees to the bargain and becomes a merciless moneylender, hoarding his great fortune. Later, Tom begins to fear damnation and makes a great show of being religious. Despite Tom's newfound piety, the Devil comes for him on a black horse, and Tom is never seen again.
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Alternate Reality by Jonathan Edgington
Published: 23 February 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. There are three roles, but Paula and Desirae are played by the same person. (Read the script to see why.)
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Sci-fi or fantasy (it depends on where you draw the boundary) set in an unusual shop.
SynopsisLong suffering Paula is rapidly running out of patience with her nice but predictable and boring husband - so how will she react when he steps out of his comfort zone and buys her the most unusual birthday present ever?
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Guide to Survival by Gill Medway
Published: 23 February 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fun prose monologue with the audience addressed as a tour group. No set required - bare stage or even front-of-curtain..
SynopsisTour guide Leonard is showing a group of people around a stately home - but complications in his love life turn out to be far more intriguing than the tour itself. And Leonard's way of dealing with his romantic dilemma may be a trifle risky.
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The Shadow of Christmas by Martyn Chapman
Published: 21 February 2022
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 0. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleProse monologue - a good character piece - with minimal set and an ill-fitting costume!
SynopsisA reluctant Father Christmas talks about his feelings during the festive season, remembering the daughter he lost and considering what life might have been like.
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