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!)


School reunions... brilliant fun, eh? A great time for reminiscing, catching up, having a laugh. No chance that things could degenerate into an alcohol and drug-fuelled nightmare of desperate flirting, self-loathing and awkward recrimination. Oh dear. “Reunion” is the brand new comedy drama from Ian McGlynn. Whether it's hilariously funny or achingly tragic simply depends on whether or not it's happening to you.

Author: MCGLYNN, Ian
Cast (at least 5): 3M, 2F - Full-Length.
On-line performing licencesAdult ThemesSwearingComedyRomance

2-4-1 and 1-4-2

Two short scripts for one person and one script for two people. Unrelated scripts but can be played by just two people. South Harrow is for an older man and was originally produced for the Urban Scrawl project. Dog in a Suitcase is another telling of the urban myth and Visitors Book is set in an old people's home. The scripts can also be done in isolation.

Author: ILES, Robert
Cast (at least 2): 1M, 1F - One-Act.

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When Danton Stanton ‘accidentally’ kills oil tycoon Mr. Paramount, he alters his will and inherits Mr Paramount’s long neglected TV station, also ‘by accident.’ Danton decides to make the best of things and together with his best friend Walton Harley, team up with a selection of misfits who, between them, have had SOME previous television experience. These include the elderly Beverly Kraft, recently fired from her job at the community college, and Fred Feltbetter, an ageing has-been who fell f ... read more

Author: STARNES, Timothy
Cast (at least 11): 5M, 1F - Up to 25 possible doubling roles of either gender - Full-Length.
Adult ThemesSuitable for Under-16s to seeMild SwearingComedyBased on real people/eventsFarceSurreal

Early Liberty - an American drama by Rita Anderson

“Life is about paying attention to the right things,” but what happens when the people and places you consider safe aren’t? What is “safe” and who spells “Home”? When Mark Haywood follows the beacon into Lighthouse Cove nothing is what it seems. But if Mark’s world is falling apart—despite increasingly-frantic efforts to keep it together, then the hotel proprietor and his family need a special kind of rescue from each other. Just what will it take for Selma to grow up and for Mark to wake up? ... read more

Cast (at least 4): 4M 4F - Full-Length.
Files available for downloadAdult ThemesSwearingTragedy

Killed Off!

After 25 years in the TV soap "Harry's World" actor Owen Sharp is distraught and on the verge of a mental breakdown as he is unable to come to terms with his character being killed off along with his screen family. Kelvin Martin, known as the 'soap butcher' has slaughtered characters without remorse. After one rehearsal things begin to take fantasy into reality, with the sacked players resurrecting their characters as they await the arrival of Kelvin.

Author: HAILS, Christopher
Cast (at least 3): Ruth (50s) Jodi (20s) Louise (30s) Owen (50s) Kelvin (30s) - One-Act.
Files available for downloadOn-line performing licencesAdult ThemesSwearingComedySurreal

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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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