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Accessory to a Murder by Richard Smithson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Both characters are written male but Gallstone could be cast female.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA novel take on the police genre provides some good jokes. Very easily stageable - two actors and a desk with chairs.
SynopsisPolice officers Gallstone and Stott are serving the end of their careers in a retirement community. Frustrated that nothing ever happens, Gallstone demands that Stott become a maverick - just like on telly.
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Across The Universe by Robert Scott
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. In addition to the named characters there is an offstage voice that might be live or recorded.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch.
Synopsis Two co-workers in a search for Extra Terrestrial Life establishment discuss the value of their work.
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All Your Future Endeavors by Molly McCluskey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Lynn has a playing age appropriate to someone who has put in 20 years at the workplace.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute bitter-sweet comedy. Single (implied) workplace setting. Contains very mild swearing.
SynopsisLynn's being let go after twenty years with the company. Downsizing, they call it, but even though they've sent Joseph the security guard to escort her off the premises, she's not going quietly.
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Alternate Reality by Jonathan Edgington
Selected (out of over 1,4000 scripts submitted) for performance at the Short&Sweet Hollywood 2024 International Playwriting Festival.
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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And Now, For My Next Trick by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch with minimal set requirements.
SynopsisThe Great Marvelloso, an ageing and incompetent Magician, is training a rather star-struck and talkative young woman to be his assistant. Taciturn and pessimistic by nature, his patience is pushed to the very limits.
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The Angry Doctor by Robert Scott
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Perkins is written male but could be either. The doctor sounds male, but also could be either.
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Single set (a desk to represent a doctor's surgery). Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisAn anxious patient meets a doctor whose bedside manner is, to say the least, unusual.
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Another Day, Another Gossip by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Whilst the two characters are women, they might be played as women by men in non-glamorous drag. (British people with long memories are invited to contemplate Les Dawson in this context.)
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch. Simple set representing a living room.
SynopsisA couple of 'mature' ladies take in tea, cakes and gossip.
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Anything to Declare? by David Lovesy & Steve Clark
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are both written male, but the customs officer could easily be female.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comedy sketch. Requires a table and a suitcase (the contents of which can either be hidden from the view of the audience, or revealed for greater comic effect).
SynopsisA traveller has his bags checked at Customs and some unusual items are discovered!
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Appropriate Clowning by David Lovesy & Brian Two
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 2 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA high value short sketch.
SynopsisA clown new to the profession seeks advice from a veteran performer.
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Assignation by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Whilst the two characters are women, they might be played as women by men in non-glamorous drag. (British people with long memories are invited to contemplate Les Dawson in this context.)
Run TimeAround 4 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch. Simple set.
SynopsisTwo holidaymakers review their vacation experiences over breakfast.
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