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22 Hardcastle Court by Gary Diamond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Characters are four adults, with a range of ages, and two seventeen-year-olds (who like each other).
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play. Two sets (with the neat conceit that in moving out of her mother's house, Emily takes her sofa with her!), one of which requires a practical door. Contains some bad language (and lots of good language) and mild adult themes.
SynopsisWhen Emily finally manages to move out of her Mother's house, she thinks her worries are over, but thanks to the flat's former owner, she has to contend with mysterious calls from Mr X as well as her mother's interruptions and an amorous pair of students wanting help with their play...
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The Adventurers' Club by Damian Woods
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light hearted one act comedy.
SynopsisA group of twenty-somethings assemble to discuss a possible future expedition. The leader Tom has an idea to realise a great ambition - unrealistically - which he surprises the group with. Before long Tom's mother interrupts proceedings and galvanises the group into action.
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Alessandro - Renaissance Don Juan by Nicholas Conti
Finalist in the 'Dawn:-Lights Up' contest, Cuneen Arts Center.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. The Narrator is intended to double as The Count.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act romp set in 1682. Written in a style somewhere between Melodrama and Restoration Comedy! (American English.)
SynopsisThe tale of Alessandro Stradella, musical lover. (That's musical lover as in 'musician and lothario', not as in 'fan of Rogers and Hammerstein'.) His affair with his pupil, Contessa Maria Cortese, sparks the wrath of her husband - just one of the enraged cuckolds Alessandro has left in his wake.
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Alright On The Night? by Robin Wilson
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy play, with a single (village hall stage) set.
SynopsisIt's the dress rehearsal for the Downcot players' production, but one stage exit has been blocked by the WI and the Stage Manager has decided to concentrate on his acting. Not to mention the elderly actor who wanders off altogether...
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Always...? by Alexander Browne
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy set in a North American High School Library.
SynopsisStudents Hank and Cindy use the library every day at the same time as a romantic rendezvous, much to the frustration of librarian Mrs Troutman. Her efforts to keep them apart go to extreme lengths as nerdy student Berv intervenes. His motives are gradually revealed
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Anniversary by Stephen Scheurer-Smith
Best New Play Sawston Drama Festival 2010 Production by Waterbeach Community Players
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy fuelled by family tensions.
SynopsisKevin decides to celebrate his 25th Wedding Anniversary by recreating the wedding reception but his plans start to unravel with the arrival of his drunken brother...
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Are You Watching Me? by Tony Frier
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 38 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play - ostensibly a comedy, though with a dark twist ending that befits a thriller.
SynopsisAli is close to giving birth, and desperate to leave the dingy apartment where she and her husband Jon are living until her mother’s house sells. All the while, there’s a man watching them from another block of flats. When Ali receives a disturbing text, Jon decides to confront the voyeur - it's at this point a dark secret is revealed.
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Aunt Matilda Comes For Christmas Dinner by Richard Hills
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Three on-stage actors plus an off-stage voice (which could be recorded).
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single domestic setting.
SynopsisEvery Christmas for the last ten years, Gordon and Margaret have had to put up with Aunt Matilda coming round for Dinner, banning the television, pinching the best seat by the fire... Could it be she'll miss this year?
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The Babbling Brookes: Keep Calm and Kerry-Ann by Robert Scott
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.
StyleA 35-minute comedy drama, part of the 'Babbling Brookes' trilogy.
SynopsisThe arrival of Grandad Joseph has the Brookes household in more of a spin than usual, and it’s up to Kerry-Ann to find a solution. The question is, would it be better to have brother Eddie or Grandad working with her?
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Baby Sparklers by Frank Gibbons
Performance by Palace Players won the Orkney District SCDA one act play festival 2015 and picked-up the Best Moment in Theatre trophy in the Scottish finals.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The characters are aged 7 to 9, but are intended to be played by adults or teenagers.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act nostalgic comedy play with a single - bonfire - set. An evocation of children growing-up in an industiral town in the 1970s.
Revised 2011 to shorten it slightly to a length suitable for one-act play festivals.
SynopsisNovember 4th 1970 - a time for learning to swear, a time for discovering friendship, and a time for earning respect.
Armed with dustbin lids and iron railings, Rachel, Susan and Tommy are prepared to guard their modest bonfire pile against an expected raid by the dreaded Dawson twins. But an even greater danger threatens to engulf them when a member of the group is lured away by the Firework Man.
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