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!)

Cinderella and the Pantomime Thief

The wicked witch of the west has stolen all of the panto-props from panto land. Prince charming visits Cinderella's house, hoping that her foot will fit the glass slipper, only to find he's lost it. Abanazer, the ugly sisters and even the witch's servant, wiggle, plan to take over the world... Buttons has other ideas.

Author: NUTTALL, Peter
Cast (at least 9): F3,M6 - Full-Length.
Files available for downloadSuitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to performComedyPantomimeMusical

Dick Whittington

Follows the traditional story of Dick Whittington. A boy from Gloucester travels to London, expecting to find the streets paved with gold. Rather than gold he finds the streets full of larger than life characters, romance, feline friends and an adventure on the high seas.

Author: PEARCE, Robert
Cast (at least 11): 3F/8M or 4F/7M plus chorus - Full-Length.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesSuitable for Under-16s to seeSuitable for under 16s to perform

Looking At The Portrait

A couple on a visit to a stately home lose their way and end up as the integral part of a drama from some fifty years before

Author: MYERS, Rawley
Cast (at least 5): 1F, 3M, 1F or M - One-Act.
Files available for downloadSuitable for Under-16s to see

The Grandma Show

In the early 20th century, boatloads of Italians emigrated to New York State to start a new life in the land named after one of their own. "The Grandma Show" flashes forward nearly a century to the descendent reality of that dream. Anthony Deficiente is 38, underemployed, overweight, gay, and a virgin. He lives in Gloversville, New York with his Italian grandmother Mary Pescefungo who is 93 and the only other surviving member of the family. The play explores the freakish bond that holds the two ... read more

Author: , Peter Marino and Tom Ecobelli
Cast (at least 6): The play requires a cast of 6 playing 13 characters of either gender. The approximate running time is 80 minutes - Full-Length.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesAdult ThemesMild SwearingComedy

Restaurants at Beautiful times - a one act for four actors by David McGinnis

In this one act drama for four actors, the stage and the actor’s lives are divided into the ‘restaurant’ and the ‘place where the food is prepared.’ Jean and Myceneaus live and work in the place where the food is prepared. They have never known another existence, and theirs is grim existence at best. Their only interaction is with the head waiter who liaises between both sides of the stage – both worlds, as it were. This one act drama for four actors compares the worlds of the very rich and ... read more

Cast (at least 4): 4M - One-Act.
Files available for downloadTragedy

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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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