A Penny for a Bob
or Bob for a Penny
Synopsis: Despite constant interruptions from a "latecomer" the Chairman sets the scene as we witness the plight of Penny Forum, the young mother abandoned to the threats of the landlord's demands for rent, until rescued by her (late) husband's travelling companion, Roland Butter.
Players: 6 - 7
Age Range: 11+
Genre: Melodrama
Duration: 12-15 Mins

Music:

None
Set: None
ISBN No: 1 872475 70 1
 
The Virtue of Innocence
or The Innocence Of Virtue
Synopsis: Old "ham" actors Evelyn Awl and Brandon Irons give stirring "farewell performances" to save their "Little Sweetie" fellow actress (Charlotte Rousse) from the clutches of the scheming, devious and evil confidence trickster, Jake Eland Hyde
Players: 6 - 7
Age Range: 11+
Genre: Melodrama
Duration: 12-15 Mins

Music:

None
Set: None
ISBN No: 1 872475 70 1
 
Pulchritude Personified
or Queue For A Bedknob
Synopsis: The Chairman has difficulty with both the actors and the stage management in attempting to bring together the down-at-heel heroine, Lucinda Lovelorn, and the unlikely, lisping hero, Eustace Bedknob.
Players: 6 - 7
Age Range: 11+
Genre: Melodrama
Duration: 12-15 Mins

Music:

None
Set: None
ISBN No: 1 872475 70 1
 
Mehuja!
Synopsis: Five evacuees find themselves lodged with a farmer's widow, who exhorts them not to venture into the old barn. Of course they do and thence through a mysterious hole into another world, another dimension. The Mehujans are ruled by a tyrannical robot whose power extends over the children as well until its human origins give an unexpected twist to the tale.
Players: 17 speaking parts (6m, 3f, remainder either - all but one could be m/f) + crowd.
Age Range: 8 - 13
Genre: Play with Music
Duration: 80 Mins + Interval

Music:

Written for small band but feasible with keyboard(s) only.
Set: 1940: Outside a railway station; a farm barn; a farm kitchen and a large open area - the land of Mehuja!
ISBN No: 1 872475 15 9
 
3's Company
Synopsis: Three friends venture into business together and through the eyes of each girl/woman we are given a retrospective look into their growing up with each other. Scenes from childhood, student days, working days and Mondays in particular tell this triumvirates' tale of relationship and a 'girlies' special bond. A poignant look at what they were and what they are to become, told comically to highlight the tragedy that befalls them.
Players: 4 Female Players
Age Range: Ideal A Level or GCSE material. Script contains alternative dialogue for adult productions.
Genre: Tragi-comedy
Duration: One act only 30 mins duration.
Set: Minimal set - Three office desks+office swivel chairs.
ISBN No: 1 902472 27 6
 
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