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!)


A post-modern Greek Tragedy, that is both comic and tragic, in which a returning brother with the help of two housewives,and a minatour,upsets the balance of power and uncovers dark, underground, secrets! Sort of Oedipus meets 'Have I Got News For You'.

Author: , ian
Cast (at least 11): 9m,5w - Full-Length.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesFarce

And Then We Were At War...

A short play that explores the alliances, power struggles and events which led to World War 1.

Author: CHAPLIN, Alison
Cast (at least 26): Interchangeable - can be M or F - One-Act.
Files available for downloadSuitable for under 16s to performHistoricalBased on real people/events

Learning Lear

Clive learns that a TV company is to make a documentary. The documentary will follow his amateur theatre company’s progress in putting on a production of King Lear. Clive has landed the title role and sees this as an opportunity to break into “real” acting. Unfortunately rehearsals have not gone well. Clive’s “madness” is far from convincing. In a bid to improve his performance Clive visits Victor, a onetime member of the amateur theatre group. Although disliked by Clive, Victor has something th ... read more

Author: CARD, Hugh
Cast (at least 2): 2M - Full-Length.
On-line performing licences


This 15 minute play evolves around two men of different ethnic and professional backgrounds, who come together unexpectedly because of a problem encountered by one of them. Mel Cohen, a middle aged Hasidic Jewish merchant, enters Doctor Irrizary’s office upset because of the Spanish accent he woke up with. Dr. Irrizary, who happens to be Puerto Rican, is more concerned about his attitude than he is with Mr. Cohen’s new accent. Eventually, they both come to better understand each other’s position ... read more

Author: ROHAN VARGAS, Fred
Cast (at least 2): 2M - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesSuitable for Under-16s to see

Well I Never!

A sketch about two women at a reception gossiping about a man who has supposedly departed this world and his relationships with the women in his life. Their opinions seem to change by the end of the sketch. This sketch could be grouped with the one act plays written by the author namely, 'Surprises' and 'Imperfectly Serious'. These one act plays are mentioned on this web site.

Author: PASSMORE, Keith
Cast (at least 3): 3F or 2F and 1 Male - One-Act.
Suitable for Under-16s to see

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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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