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Never Be Late by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. The characters are of high school age.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play about a first date - with some laughs and some surprises. Simple set (a couple of tables, three or more chairs).
SynopsisJim's just dropping into his favourite cafe when he sees his friend Sally waiting for her blind date to arrive. When she won't let him sit with her, he moves on to another girl waiting for her beau. Mistaking him for her date, she starts to fall for him, but it all goes wrong, and not just for Jim.
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A New Job For The Wicked One by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. As you might expect from the title, one of the characters is a bit of a devil. The other is Mr Shufflebotham, but it could equally be Mrs Shufflebotham.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch set in a job centre.
SynopsisJust another regular day in the Little Noddingsbury Jobcentre - or so it seemed. Now Mr Shufflebotham has a very peculiar client - Satan himself has come up from the realms of Hades and is looking for a new job.
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The Newest Oldest by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The two characters are ancient. It's comedy, so the actors need not be.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy sketch. Written in American English (so, for British readers, when Emiline walks in carrying a large purse, she is actually sporting a handbag).
SynopsisThe oldest woman in the country is paid a visit by the second oldest, who wants to claim the number one spot.
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Nothing Exciting In Little Noddingsbury by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. All the characters are written male, but could easily be changed (although female bank robbers are an under-represented minority).
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVery short comedy play (or a long sketch) with a single set - the minimum necessary to indicate a bank.
SynopsisTwo bank robbers hold up a small town bank - only to find that the clerk and manager are a little more relaxed than they were expecting.
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Now Is Not The Time by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. Death, War, Pestilence and Famine, and Mr. and Mrs Lamb - a couple from Yorkshire.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwelve-minute comedy skit. Single set (though the location is largely conveyed through dialogue).
SynopsisA couple are trying to get their guest house ready for a party of four when four horsemen arrive. The Four Horsemen. The couple have to explains that they've no vacancies and the End of the World simply isn't convenient at this moment in time...
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Office Routine by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two on-stage characters plus a few more off-stage screams and howls than you might expect from the average office.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbsurdist comedy sketch in which the bizarre is treated as part of the daily grind of office life.
SynopsisA couple of employees discuss the various shortcomings of other members of staff, plus the annoyance of trying to get through a day's work despite distractions like bank robberies, tiger attacks and people falling out of the building.
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On Our Own by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. Characters are in their late teens - at an age to be leaving home.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute romantic comedy play. Single interior set (which can be kept to a minimum of a couple of pieces of furniture).
SynopsisJosh and Debbie are finally moving in together, despite their mothers' misgivings. They're confident that they're ready for this step in their relationship, but before the boxes are unpacked, they run into some problems.
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On Stage With Shirley Bassey by Janice Sampson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus. One man and his urn.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort monody (a monologue with a little action and a few simple props) for a dutiful middle-aged son. Contains mild swearing.
SynopsisIn this hilarious, and at times touching monologue we meet David who has come to sort out his recently deceased mother's bungalow. The most difficult part of his task is to deal with Mum's vast collection of Shirley Bassey memorabilia and even more difficult, though he won't admit it, to deal with his bereavement and say goodbye to his mother. Much to the embarrassment and annoyance of wife, Brenda he carries Mum's ashes around with him and is going through the process of taking Mum to all her favourite places. The final location he thinks of is Mum's ultimate dream - but will Shirley agree?
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One Solitary Line by Neil Walden
Winner of One-Act Play Writing Competition at Wexford Literary Festival 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. One (gender non-specific) character is an offstage voice only.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA comedy sketch with a single (dressing room) setting.
SynopsisTwo actresses cast in a Shakespeare play bemoan the fact that the Bard gives so few opportunities for meaty female roles. This causes their relationship to become acrimonious.
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Peace by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy, somewhere on the boundary between a sketch and a ten-minute play! Single set, simple props, lots of loud sound-effects.
SynopsisA couple try to relax in the idyllic atmosphere of their holiday cottage, despite the wildlife, the handyman and the building work going on down the road, but is there worse on the way?
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