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A Cut in the Rates

A Cut in the Rates

1 Male, 2 Female

Alan Ayckbourn Published by Samuel French Ltd

When Miss Pickhart visits Ratchet, an illusionist, at his home she discovers some dark, sinister secrets from his past She is asked for help by Rosalinda's ghost, who died when they performed the saw-the-woman-in-half…

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A Dog’s Life

A Dog’s Life

4 Male, 3 Female

Pam Valentine Published by Samuel French Ltd

Four dogs of very different personality wait in cages in the Pound ... ... and only one will be chosen Four unusual dog roles - not requiring dog costumes - present a perfect Competition challenge

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A Harlequinade

A Harlequinade

Large Mixed Cast

Terence Rattigan Published by Samuel French Ltd

The play opens with Arthur and Edna Gosport rehearsing the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet They are making last-minute preparations on opening night, while bickering good-naturedly about lighting levels…

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A Jolly Sinister Jape

A Jolly Sinister Jape

2 Male, 2 Female

David Tristram Published by Flying Ducks

Famous Five fun for adults as Stubby, Ophelia, Biffy and Fatty find themselves trapped in a mysterious house during a thunderstorm Is this someone's idea of a jape? Or is something far more sinister going…

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A Mad Breakfast - PDF

A Mad Breakfast - PDF

4 Male, 6 Female

I M Gray Published by Cyberpress

Public DomainThis Play can be performed Royalty Free A classic one-act farce from Vaudeville days set in a boarding house ... Practical jokers Mr Jones and Miss Brown tell each of the Guests that wealthy…

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A Matter of Grave Concern - a One-act Black Comedy

A Matter of Grave Concern - a One-act Black Comedy

6 Male, 4 Female

Julia Richdale Ellis Published by New Theatre Publications

Joe Hibbert is faced with the decision on where to have his wife buried. He hates churchyards and the thought of cremation unnerves him so he comes up with an alternative Unfortunately it's not acceptable…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Interlude) - Globe Theatre Shortened Version

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Interlude) - Globe Theatre Shortened Version

Thomas Wood Stevens & Theodore Viehman from William Shakespeare Published by Samuel French Inc

Globe Theatre One-Act Version Produced with great success by the Players of the Globe Theater, at the Century of Progress, Chicago, the San Diego Exposition, the Texas Centennial, and Great Lakes Exposition…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Shortened Version

A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Shortened Version

Henry Thomas from William Shakespeare Published by Baker's Plays

Shakespeare's mgical play adapted & shortened for young performers - easy to produce, a delightful introduction to a superlative classic Especially adapted for young people - 13 characters and fairy chorus…

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A Number

A Number

2 Male, 0 Female

Caryl Churchill Published by Nick Hern Books
9781854597434

Caryl Churchill tackles human cloning in her latest play ... "Part psychological thriller, part topical scientific speculation, and part analysis of the relationship between fathers and their sons, it…

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