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!)

The Wandering Bard's Tale - children's fairytale in 1 act by Mike Maxwell

When the Princess Dandelion is kidnapped by the evil sorcerer Jeff and his two sidekicks Cotton and Candy, King Monty (who lives in a hall, not a castle because it sounds better) sends his servant Max to rescue her. Max is aided by a wandering bard, named Pip, who helps Max rescue the headstrong Princess (who gets kidnapped once a month, usually) using a magical necklace and the power of a sneeze to defeat him! This play has been successfully staged and performed for a number of elementary ... read more

Cast (at least 7): Seven, 1 young female, 1 young male, 2 older males - the king and the sorcerer, 1 M bard and 2 N stupid sidekicks - One-Act.
Files available for downloadSuitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyRomance


Using the lift journey as a metaphor for life, Iain remembers his journey of love from Belinda to John. Once love is found it is so easily lost.

Author: KIRK, Gene David
Cast (at least 3): 2M, 1F - One-Act.
Files available for download

Liam's Last Birthday

As family and friends gather to celebrate Liam's thirty-ninth birthday, his parents, Wendy and Dennis, argue about their first years of married life. When heavily pregnant Jenny arrives, not feeling to well, with husband Simon, things begins to simmer. He confides in Dennis he's had an affair with Jenny's sister, which ended when Jenny fell pregnant. Jenny later tells Wendy her own little secret. Lucy arrives, without husband Pauls and anounces they are separating. Wendy and Dennis realis ... read more

Author: HAILS, Christopher
Cast (at least 6): 3F 3M - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesAdult ThemesSwearingTragedy

Coming Up Roses

This is a light comedy, with some farcical twists. Sheila and Ray are business partners and lovers. Sheila inherits her mothers house which they plan to use as a weekend hideaway. Next door are Angela and Georgio, who are a very pretentious pair. Angela sets her cap at Ray, and Sheila, together with Ray's wife Helen, (who is unaware of Ray and Sheila's affair) plot to cause havoc in the whole scenario.

Author: BARTLETT, Fiona
Cast (at least 6): 3M 4F - Full-Length.

Hen Night Blues

In Paul Burton's short drama play, Rachel Fordís much-anticipated hen night in Brighton is ruined when her friend, Christine Lewis, reveals that she has been having an affair with Rachelís partner, Steve Parker.

Author: BURTON, Paul
Cast (at least 3): 3F - One-Act.
Adult Themes

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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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