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© Copyright DARREN BREALEY 2019

Writing One-Act Plays is like a cleansing of the mind and food for the soul. Quite often there is a little story in need of being told, yet it’s not big enough to sustain its own momentum as a full-length play and not all stories and ideas need to be.

 

These are my little gems of gold which have yet to see the light of day, unstaged, unexplored and laying dormant; waiting for their lights to warm up, their curtain to go up and their characters to come to life. 

 

You're welcome to browse through these gems of gold, and maybe you're the one to shine their light.

Click on their tiles to discover more information. Enjoy.

A Fine Romance

Once a year each April, Vivien and Frank meet at the train station. Vivien and Frank were lovers prior to the beginning of World War II. He is about to be introduced to his daughter.

As The Page Turns

Uba, has found an abandoned hamlet in the mountains. He hears news reports describing his home town of Azag being overrun with enemy soldiers and tanks.

Doped Up Deal

Marcus and Karen are married. They have come into contact with Theo to make more money. Two every day suburbanites dream of a day when their cash worries will be over.

Happy Birthday, Christmas Bernii

Bernadette was born on Dec 25 and this year is celebrating her 13th birthday. Like each and every year she suffers an injustice.

Penniless Penny

During the mid 1800’s, Lady Mallét threw a party for her son and heir to the Primrose fortune at Tornsock Hall, in hope of finding him a wife. Lauderdale has only one true love - Penny.

Prince Prittlewell of Piddle Brook

Prince Prittlewell has fallen head over heels in love with a pigeon, named Gabrielle, after Mademoiselle Gabrielle the half lady; who had a perfectly formed upper body which ended smoothly just below the waist. Prittlewell believes his feelings of love are reciprocated by Gabrielle.

Scarcely Susan’s Sandpit

A melodrama. Susan rules the schoolyard playground’s sandpit. She rules the playground as Queen. Ross her noble servant tries to secure Toby as the new loyal subject.

The Dastardly Deeds Of Tommy

A melodrama. Molly and Melissa live in a ramshackle cottage on the outskirts of town, owned by the evil Count Tommy Hickenglockinspin.

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