ONE-ACT

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TITLE SYNOPSIS GENRE/ CHARS
When The Cats Away Everbody Plays A farce set in a suburban household about a man trying to have an extra-marital fling while his wife is away.  Comedy
3M/6F
Weeping Women Touches of black humour set before and during the funeral of a toy salesman.  It focuses on his thoughts and those of the women in his life and the circumstances surrounding his death. Drama
1M/4F
Doubts And Desires Four people, all with doubts and desires, cross paths in a town park around noon on a lovely summer’s day.  Each has an important decision to make. Their meetings play a major part in each other’s decision-making process Drama
2M/2F
Heavens Angel Set in a rehabilitation home, it is the story of an Angel trying to get his ‘wings’ with a last gasp effort to reunite a rich man’s paralysed son and the girl that loves him and bore his child. Drama
3M/7F
Soul Wager A lonely housewife, fears her husband is having an affair as a death is destined to strike.  The question is, whose death?   Comedy
3M/2F

+2-4 Either

Painters Mess A farce set in the suburban home of a bank robber; whose doppelganger is the painter who is coming to decorate his home.  The police are hot on the heels of the robber, or are they? Comedy

6M/6F

The Cast  This play is set in the dressing room of an amateur drama group, Poolmore, as they prepare to perform the one-act play, “The Cheat” in a local drama competition. The group are noted for disastrous performances from the vastly different personalities of the cast.   Drama
8M/7F
The Cheat Set in the office of a devious managing director of a lingerie company, it is the story of an evil man, milking profits, sexually harassing female workers and about to close the company and run without compensating the workers.  Drama
4M/7F
The Catch Set in the Poolmore amateur drama group’s dressing room after they performed the one-act play “The Cheat” in a local drama competition. After the post-mortem of the performance the lives of several cast members are hit by a whirlwind of drugs and thugs. Then there’s the stranger. Drama
10M/4F
Brief Encounters Of the Blind Kind The undercover police are hot on the trail of the jewel thieves, but the park is the place to be for blind dates and farcical mix ups. Comedy
4M/4F
The Majors Wife Set during the gruesome Apaches Wars with the Cochise led Chiricahua Apache in the 1800’s.  It is the story of love triangle between a young U.S. Cavalry Officer, his wife and an older officer. Western
3M/2F

1 Either

The Sub A hurling championship match is viewed from the perspective of one of the substitutes. Drama
4M/2F
Wedlock It is the wedding day of a nurse and an arrogant I.T. consultant. At the wedding is her childhood friend, who is a writer. The action takes place before, during and after the wedding ceremony as writer tries to come to terms with the fact that his best friend is marrying somebody whom he intensely dislikes.  Comedy
3M/2F
Hounslow West To Leicester Square An Irish professional on a business trip takes a train on the London Underground from Hounslow West to Leicester Square on the Piccadilly Line and observes the comings and goings of the other passengers
Male Version
Comedy

1M

Hounslow West To Leicester Square An Irish professional on a business trip takes a train on the London Underground from Hounslow West to Leicester Square on the Piccadilly Line and observes the comings and goings of the other passengers
Female Version
Comedy
1F
The Swelling A man is in a public hospital ward.  It’s the thoughts and observations the middle-aged man who has been admitted with a knee infection.  Comedy
1M

RADIO

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TITLE SYNOPSIS GENRE/

CHARS

DOUBTS AND DESIRES Four people, all with doubts and desires, cross paths in a town park around noon on a lovely summers day. Each has an important decision to make. Their meetings play a major part in the decisions. Drama
2M/2F

FULL LENGTH

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TITLE SYNOPSIS

GENRE/

CHARS

Who's Your Father Set in a rural part of Kilkenny in 1982, not long after the All-Ireland Hurling final. It centres on a teenage girl’s Debs Ball where her choice of escort leads to the revelation of a dark family secret. 

 Drama

 3M/3F

Christmas Reunion Traces the fortunes of a group of friends from the south east of Ireland who get together at a disco in Christmas 1985. An event that changes their lives forever. The story follows their lives to a dramatic conclusion, at Christmas 1995. Disappeared girls, tragic deaths and an evasive serial killer challenges friendships and loyalty.  The story is narrated by an aspiring  screenwriter trying to sell his screenplay of their story to a renowned film producer.

Drama

6M/4F

(+1 Female Child)

Hunters For Revenge The proud sheriff of the western town of Liberty must face notorious killers without the help of the townsfolk. Then along comes a mysterious stranger. There is a tense wait and a bloody battle seems inevitable.

Western

6M/3F

The Con Trilogy Three one act plays combined to make one epic drama full of intrigue. (See One Act plays)

Drama

14M/9F

Rathmore A young man returns from the city to his hometown rural community where he tries to turn around the fortunes of the parish hurling team which has fallen almost to the point of collapse.

 Drama

24M/10F

+Extras

Secrets Of Love A mixture of real life and fantasy, tells the bedtime story of a noble quest as a prince sets out to win the princess and find the secrets of love.

Fantasy

Adults 3M/1F

Childern 1M/1F/10 Either

All types of Drama groups are invited to make contact and perform any of these plays