Play Scripts

Below are details of five randomly chosen play scripts currently available through our sister site ScriptCircle (Full Catalogue of nearly 500 plays - html, large!)

"Zoo" a one -act comedy

When the lights come up we apparently see a man and woman sat in dressing gowns behind newspapers discussing the news but when they put the papers down we're amazed to find that their faces are actually those of futuristic monkeys. This is a world where the monkeys advanced and the humans didn't. We join the family who decide to take their children on a visit to the local Human Safari Park and with a guide we watch the hilarious antics of the stone-age humans who communicate with each other i ... read more

Cast (at least 15): 7f & 6m + children - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesComedy

The Error

Eric and Pat Harris arrive home to find their house has been stripped of its contents and sold. An estate agent arrives with a new contract and thinking them to be the new owners, Eric and Pat decide to play along in the hope of finding what went wrong.The property is to be used as a state of the art massage parlour. Eric rings his solicitor, who denies all knowledge of knowing him. He later arrives and explains that MI6 have made an error in a witness protection programme which was meant fo ... read more

Author: HAILS, Christopher
Cast (at least 7): F3 M4 - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesAdult ThemesMild SwearingNudityComedyFarce

Lord Capulet was a Geordie

Bobby Kemp wakes up one evening in his living room to find Lord Capulet from "Romeo and Juliet" reading the prologue to the play. Bobby thinks he's dreaming and ignores him in the hope he'll wake up. Bobby soon realises it's for real when Lord Capulet tells him he's in Newcastle with William Shakespeare, as the Bard wants Bobby to play Lord Capulet in the forthcoming production being performed at Tynemouth Priory. The Bard has a strange way of convincing Bobby he's right for the role. The Ba ... read more

Author: HAILS, Christopher
Cast (at least 7): F2 M5 - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesSuitable for Under-16s to seeMild SwearingComedyHistoricalRomanceSurreal

BLIND DATE by ian joynson

When a young woman answers a voice mail and goes on a blind date she gets much much more, than she bargained for.(A comedy about love, fate and death.)

Author: , ian
Cast (at least 2): 1 man, 1 woman. - One-Act.
Files available for downloadSuitable for Under-16s to see

Incidental Emotions and Other Distractions

Andy Wilson's early retirement should have marked a happy chapter in his marriage. Wife Carol, fifteen years his junior, has career ambitions. Married life is slowly fading with Andy's needs suffering. Daughter Rachel is concerned. After a heart attack, he dies and is awoken by, 'A Friend,' sent to explain his unique dilemma. Having died too soon certain events would have taken place had he been alive. As there is several months missing, the possibility of him going to Heaven or Hell, hang ... read more

Author: HAILS, Christopher
Cast (at least 4): 2 F 2 M - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesAdult ThemesMild SwearingTragedySurreal

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RMJI Scripts

Three plays available through StagePlays. All three of these plays have won Best New Play awards.

The Chip Van Plays Dixie by Robert IlesThe Chip Van Plays Dixie
an one-act play for 1M/1F. A poignant slice of life comedy set on a bench by a cemetery where two strangers find that they have more in common than they thought, more even than a love of chips, real chips.
Head case by Robert IlesHead Case
An all female three hander one-act play script. A blind sculptress models a head on an unknown skull for her police detective sister. An award-winning ghost story.
Towpath by Robert IlesTowpath
Four strangers meet on a canal bank, each has a story to tell and a history to share.

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