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...

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT? by Andy Moseley

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT? by Andy Moseley It’s Dwight and Leanne’s 20th wedding anniversary. Their marriage has been going through a rough patch, but Dwight thinks he knows what will get the magic back – tickets for all 12 dates of an Elvis tour. His...

AUTUMN DOZE by Tom Kelly

AUTUMN DOZE by Tom Kelly   Margaret, Irene and Ruby are three elderly entertainers living in the ‘Autumn Doze’ Residential Home. They begin to rehearse to stage a tour but a few skeletons rattle out of the cupboard before their show gets on the road. The play takes...

THE BAR by Erik J. Bailey

THE BAR by Erik J. Bailey Set in a bar in New York City. ‘The Bar’ tells the story of a bartender who is sick of classical music, a bouncer who has a love of flowers, a nurse who is heartless, and a dentist who takes his passion a little too far. This play contains...

BATTERY LIFE by Jane Sunderland

BATTERY LIFE by Jane Sunderland   Marian, who is always contactable, and always has her phone battery charged to the max, is not answering her mobile. Indeed, her mobile appears to be off. Tony, who is expecting Marian to arrive on time for his special pecorino romano...

THE BEACH HUT by Chrissy Evans

THE BEACH HUT by Chrissy Evans   The beach huts on Little Dripping beach are opening for the season. But there seems to be one more than last year. The residents are puzzled. Some are downright suspicious. Some couldn’t give a fig as long as the champagne is...

BED AND BREAKFAST by Eddie Coleman

BED AND BREAKFAST by Eddie Coleman   Jim and his wife have been coming to Mrs Daniels’ guesthouse on the Isle of Wight for many years. Jim likes to brag about his sex life, often in front of the other guests. Mrs Daniels takes it all in her stride. However, she and...

BEING POSITIVE by Tim Kenny

BEING POSITIVE by Tim Kenny A woman waits in a hospital waiting room. She stares at the clock and thinks about what is to come next.   CHARACTERS A woman – 30+ F1   PREVIEW Preview available here Please click the button to buy a copy of this script.  ...

A BELATED DATE by Brian Lawless

A BELATED DATE! by Brian Lawless   Two ‘senior citizens’, Colin and Frank have a day in Boulogne arranged with two ladies, they are going by ferry in Colin’s new car. Frank’s date is a ‘blind’ one. From the outset, things go from...

THE BENCH by David Hendon

THE BENCH by David Hendon     Problems at home and at work have left James feeling suicidal. His mood growing darker, he retreats each lunchtime to a park bench to be alone. Then one day he meets the mysterious Frank for whom everything seems to be a joke – but can...

THE BIG BAT AFFAIR by Andrew Winfield

THE BIG BAT AFFAIR – A Cricket Controversy by Andrew Winfield The strange and rather comic story of how the cricket bat came to be 4.25 inches wide. A period piece of cricketing history and a companion piece to CENTURION – All Male Cast PREVIEW Preview...

BIRTHDAY by Jane Sunderland

BIRTHDAY by Jane Sunderland   It’s Melanie’s birthday. Jamie has just brought her scrambled egg in bed. Then he gives her her carefully-chosen present. Is there some problem?   CHARACTERS Jamie (late twenties) Melanie (later twenties)   RUNNING TIME Approx...

CARRIERS by D. Brent Holland

CARRIERS by D. Brent Holland A comet drifts to close to the planet on a fantasy world causing no effect in the women of the planet, but affecting the men with a debilitating, violent mental condition that comes on at random. Over time, the women fortify and remove men...

CASUAL ENCOUNTERS by Andy Moseley

CASUAL ENCOUNTERS by Andy Moseley James and Jennifer Rogers have been seeing a marriage guidance counsellor. When she tells them they should try something new, James decides this can only mean one thing – wife swapping. Not that he’d want the neighbours to know,...

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...

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...

CRIME WAVE by Chrissy Evans

CRIME WAVE by Chrissy Evans   Who dunnit? Who didn’t is more like it. A small seaside town finds itself facing a mini tsunami of crime – and to make matters worse, the local police station is about to be closed – permanently! It seems only the...

CROSSING THE LINE by Alan Huckle

CROSSING THE LINE by Alan Huckle   Two damaged men meet on a remote, deserted railway station and fall into conversation They can be eerie places, railway stations; at night; when there’s no one about.   CHARACTERS Man 1 Man 2   RUNNING TIME Approx 10-15 minutes...

THE D-LIST by David Hendon

THE D-LIST by David Hendon Jamie finishes second on TV ‘talent’ show Britain’s Worst Singer and is catapulted into the intoxicating world of celebrity. Guided by ruthless agent Diana, fame and fortune awaits. Or does it? A comedy about modern celebrity culture and the...

DOROTHY AND WILLIAM by Jane Sunderland

DOROTHY AND WILLIAM by Jane Sunderland When Dorothy Wordsworth discovers by chance that her beloved brother and fellow-creative William is planning to marry their long-term friend Mary Hutchinson, she is devastated, and tries to persuade William against the match....

EXIT PURSUED BY A BEAR by Jane Sunderland

EXIT PURSUED BY A BEAR by Jane Sunderland     Director Fiona is trying to have a meeting with actor Cley and stage manager Sam about her forthcoming production of A Winter’s Tale. Unfortunately all three seem to be taking an oddly naturalistic approach to...

FAMILY MATTERS by Anna Girolami

FAMILY MATTERS by Anna Girolami Maggie and Ted, two pillars of the local community, are preparing for an important dinner with the President of the Bixeter Rose Society. The unexpected arrival of Maggie’s long-estranged daughter has a tumultuous effect on their plans...

FOREVER WITH US by Olivia Arieti

FOREVER WITH US by Olivia Arieti Nothing can keep Ginger from working, not even the death of her beloved husband, which she refuses to accept. This complicates her business and confuses her clients who rather have their sensuality kindled than chilled. CHARACTERS...

THE FOX by Tim Kenny

THE FOX by Tim Kenny This play has won a national award and continues to be performed. An old man goes to a beach at dusk to see the foxes. A young police officer, send out to look for him, finds that his expectation of the aged people is turned on its head. M2 or M1...

FREEDOM CALL by Richard Moore

FREEDOM CALL by Richard Moore   Two couples and two independent men, unknown to each other, are having breakfast on their hotel patio, when without warning they become survivors of an intense earthquake. The buildings around them collapse and massive blocks of...

FROM ME TO 3792 by David Hendon

FROM ME TO 3792 by David Hendon   Diane’s marriage has gone stale and her twin sons have left for university. Increasingly lonely, she starts to correspond with Chuck, a death row prisoner in America. As the letters fly back and forth across the Atlantic they give...

FURY by Giles Armstrong

FURY by Giles Armstrong     Rom Iskarn comes home from  a tiring day at the day at the office to find Cassy, a young woman he knows rather too well, lying on her back in the kitchen. Over her is stooped Flavia, his lovely and charming wife, brandishing a very large...

GENDER FLUID by Jonathan Edgington

GENDER FLUID by Jonathan Edgington   Gender Fluid is a suffragette themed play set in World War 1. It examines political and social attitudes prevalent at the time, depicts life in London and on the Western Front (including a cameo of J B Priestley as a young man) and...

THE GIFTIE GI’EN US by Gurmeet Mattu

THE GIFTIE GI’EN US by Gurmeet Matttu   The Giftie Gi’en Us is a short play (approx 15 mins) which was originally written in 1992 to be part of 7:84 (Scotland)’s SCOTLAND MATTERS (and that production featured a young David Tennant!). The subject of...

HAND IN GLOVE by Eddie Coleman

HAND IN GLOVE by Eddie Coleman Hand In Glove was inspired by a short lived “reality” endurance show called Touch The Truck based on competitions in the US which apparently still run in various parts of the world. It also relates to Big Brother and all of...