ALADDIN – One Act by Colin Barrow

ALADDIN (One-Act) by Colin Barrow     The story of Aladdin takes its usual journey of finding the magic lamp to gain wealth and to marry the girl of his dreams. However, in this version there are a few added surprises including that of the laundry of Widow Twankey...

ALADDIN by Chris Shinn

ALADDIN by Chris Shinn   Evil Abanazar enlists Aladdin’s help to get his hands on the magic lamp but things don’t go quite to plan for him when Aladdin becomes the Master of a somewhat grumpy Genie.  When wimpy Wishee Washee tries to be helpful, Abanazar regains the...

ALI BABA by Colin Barrow

ALI BABA by Colin Barrow     According to Mammy Baba, “Ali Baba is a lazy good for nothing ragamuffin.” This also seems to imply with her other two sons, Bacardi Baba and Crusty Baba. To add to Mammy’s misery, Crusty has successfully blown up the bakery with the...

ALZHEIMER’S by Archie Wilson

ALZHEIMER’S by Archie Wilson     Rose’s husband Frank has Alzheimer’s disease. She loves him dearly but is finding it increasingly difficult to cope with him and her own turbulent emotions. She tries to remember the good times as she tends to his many needs but...

A BAKER’S DOZEN by JJ Crossley

A BAKER’S DOZEN by JJ Crossley     A rather inept Amateur Dramatic group is struggling to rehearse a Murder Mystery play, beset by a poor, cliche ridden script, a shortage of competent cast members, and the genuine deaths of some of the principal character...

CHOOSE 1 FOR LIFE by Rebecca Mills

CHOOSE 1 FOR LIFE by Rebecca Mills     Mrs. Spencer finds herself in a devastating spiralling debt situation, driven to alcohol to cope with the constant letters and phone calls demanding repayment. At her very lowest she turns to a Charity Call Centre Helpline for...

THE CHORUS OF THE LAMBS by Alex Grainger

THE CHORUS OF THE LAMBS by Alex Grainger   At the prestigious karaoke championship in Swanky Valley, Wales, 1979, The contestants find themselves not only singing for the crown of karaoke champion, but for their lives as they learn that there is a killer on the loose...

CINDERELLA by Jack Northcott

CINDERELLA by Jack Northcott     Cinderella, a sweet and talented girl is mistreated and abused by her ugly stepsisters Annabella and Belladonna (or names of your choice!) and her evil stepmother Pri Madonna. Buttons, her best friend and confidant enlists the help of...

COUPLES by Tim Kenny

COUPLES by Tim Kenny     An hilarious bitter-sweet comedy from an award winning playwright.. Holly, Gloria and Phil are having a date night. The girls are lonely and bored. Phil is wedded to his mobile. They are joined by a stranger, Steve. As Holly continues her...

DARLING by Kathy Rucker

DARLING by Kathy Rucker     The time is 1985. Dave is a charismatic, ambitious, enigmatic man with literary ambitions. He’s also a con artist. Angie, who has recently fled an abusive relationship, joins forces with Dave to pull off one of the biggest cons in the...

DEAR DAUGHTER by John Waterhouse

DEAR DAUGHTER by John Waterhouse     A true story, set across suburban Manchester villages in the early years of the Twentieth century. Shortly before her death in 1993, Flora Jewsbury wrote a memoir about a difficult adolescence before and during the First World War....

FRESH START by Heaton Wilson

FRESH START by Heaton Wilson     Alice has been married to Bob for over 40 years. She started wondering … am I really a victim of abuse, or is it just Bob’s way when he’s had a few pints? But with encouragement from her neighbour Beryl, she finally finds a way out: a...

HAIRS TO THE MEMORY

HAIRS TO THE MEMORY by Christine Oliphant     THIS MURDER MYSTERY PLAY CONTAINS A FULL SCRIPT PLUS  DETAILS OF HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL MURDER MYSTERY EVENT. Gillette Sharpe is the proprietor of the village hair salon, ‘Razor Sharp’, Glee-on-Sea. She has built up her...

HAPPENINGS AT HADDER HALL by Christine Oliphant

HAPPENINGS AT HADDER HALL by Christine Oliphant     Hannah Hadder-Nuff lives with her daughter, Vanessa, at Hadder Hall. Hannah is the widow of Herbert Hadder and estranged wife of Ivor Nuff who lives locally and sees his wife and stepdaughter occasionally. Hannah...

I.D. by Heaton Wilson

I.D. by Heaton Wilson     ‘There’s always been men and women, and – well – people who sort of get lost in the middle somewhere …’ ‘I.D.’ , a powerful and poignant play about gender and identity that has a message for everyone about...

KING JAMES’S EAR by Rod Dungate

KING JAMES’S EAR by Rod Dungate     This dramatic and theatrical play revolves around the Thomas Overbury affair – a huge scandal that rocked society during the reign of James I.  Murder, poison, witchcraft, sex, spying, dancing – it’s all in it. It is a large...

KNIT & NATTER by Chrissy Evans

KNIT & NATTER by Chrissy Evans     The village of Little Lager is in turmoil Someone is threatening to reveal all in an online blog Can the Vicar save the steeple fund? Can Claire save her reputation? Can Elsie find the candlesticks? Who did kill  Gayle ?  ...

LOVE by John Collings

LOVE by John Collings     Love is a light romantic comedy. It tells of a young girls dream to find real love, and the obstacles she has to overcome to reach her goal. This is a play version of John’s musical Real Love – please see our musicals list  ...

MARSHMALLOW SKY by Alan Dawson

MARSHMALLOW SKY by Alan Dawson     Marshmallow Sky, written in 2013 by writer Alan Dawson, is a contemporary piece concerned with exploring aspects of autism and its positive/ negative impact on the development of the central character, Graham, who has Asperger’s...

OFSTED FRED by Alan Dawson

OFSTED FRED by Alan Dawson           OFSTED Fred, written in 2017 by writer Alan Dawson, is a traditional two act farce. The contemporary piece is centred in St Catherine’s School staff room and events pan out over the two days of a school OFSTED Inspection. OFSTED...

PUSS IN BOOTS by Colin Barrow (1 hour version)

PUSS IN BOOTS (1 hour version) by Colin Barrow The story revolves around Count Edam Gouda taking King Leerdammer’s money and Castle. The Count also wishes to have the Kings daughter, Princess Narcissa as a wife. Fairy Tulip, who semi-narrates the pantomime and plays a...

RED RIDING HOOD by Colin Barrow

RED RIDING HOOD by Colin Barrow     Sarah, Red Riding Hood, has her eighteenth birthday in a few days and Grandma has arranged for a special red cape to celebrate it. The cape is brought a few days prior to her birthday by Prince John. His family and Grandma Burkes...

RED RIDING HOOD by Colin Barrow (1 hour version)

RED RIDING HOOD (1 hour version) by Colin Barrow   Sarah, Red Riding Hood, has her eighteenth birthday in a few days and Grandma has arranged for a special red cape to celebrate it. The cape is brought a few days prior to her birthday by Prince John. His family and...

ROBINSON CRUSOE by Colin Barrow – One Act Version

ROBINSON CRUSOE – One Act Version by Colin Barrow     This pantomime tells the adventure of the seafaring Robinson Crusoe. ‘The Smoked Kipper’ is ready to set sail and Admiral Whatawhopper needs just a few more crew to sail away to the Island of...

THE SAVIOUR by Joe Laredo

THE SAVIOUR by Joe Laredo     Life and death – where do you draw the line? Carmen has given birth, but no one will stand by her. Not the hospital. Not the police or the legal system. Not her uncle. Not even her mother. Why? Because the baby is dead. Only José is ready...

SCRATCHING THE SURFACE by Andrew Winfield

SCRATCHING THE SURFACE by Andrew Winfield The 2018 Ball Tampering Saga on stage A verbatim drama about the events in the test match between South Africa and Australia at Cape Town in March 2018 and the fallout of following the attempt to alter the condition of the...

SEEING THE SEA THROUGH THE CRACKS by Rod Dungate

SEEING THE SEA THROUGH THE CRACKS by Rod Dungate     An intense and poetic short drama to be performed by two male actors in their 20s. In the space of about 13 minutes two men live out the complexities of their loving marriage of some 50 years.  The play is highly...

SHADOWS OF A NEW DAWN by John Waterhouse

SHADOWS OF A NEW DAWN by John Waterhouse     The action takes place around the Heidelberg, Germany, between 27th March amd 29th April 1945 (the day prior to Hitler’s suicide). Nazi Germany was on the brink of collapse with the allies closing in from all sides....

THE UNDERSTUDY by Daniel Webster

THE UNDERSTUDY by Daniel Webster Malcolm has been the permanent understudy for the great actor Sir Giles Ross, but he has never taken to the stage. And he is bitter about it! How can he find a way to make Sir Giles miss just one performance! This 30 minute monologue...

A WAR-TIME ROMANCE by John Collings

A WAR-TIME ROMANCE by John Collings     A War-Time Romance is set during the Second World War. It tells of a couple that ‘fall’ in love, and the obstacles they have to overcome during the stressful period. A War-Time Romance is a non-musical version of John...