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This short one act play is are based on the Greek Myth.. Oedipus is the tale of a young prince who is prophesied to kill his Father and marry his Mother, leading to a tragic ending. See publisher's ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 14): 'Oedipus' - 11M, 3F(most parts can be doubled and some male characters could be played by females)One-Act.
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Diane Culthorpe, the reputable and ‘motherly’ proprietor of a clifftop hotel in Italy is about to celebrate her thirtieth anniversary as the owner of the hotel. Sadly, she has been far from financiall ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 11): 7M 4FFull-Length.
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A hospital comedy set in male and female wards at a local hospital. Wally, in his seventies, an unwashed patient, creates havoc and resentment in the male ward. Ozzie, an orthopaedic patient who has a ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 16): 12M and 9F ( there is scope for doubling of 5 parts)Full-Length.
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A Greek tragedy play about two sons of Oedipus both seeking to succeed their father. Their sister, Antigone, defies her uncle, a leader out of touch with the people who has decreed that her traitorous ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 11): Total cast of 11. 7-9 M, 3-5 F as some parts may be played by either sex.One-Act.
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Day of all Days

Jean is the perfect host and has planned a get together to celebrate their friends Diane and George’s 25-year partnership. Bringing everyone together has been a bit of a trial and things go wrong – th ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 11): 5F and 6MFull-Length.
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This play is a costume drama based on part of the life of Joan of Arc, exploring the conflict between religious faith, skepticism and religious bureaucracy, with a little politics thrown in. It presen ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast: 21 M 10F. Although there are 31 characters an actual cast of 23 actors could be used for doubling.Full-Length.
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Imperfectly Serious

An absurd play set in Clodhopper's office. Clodhopper is keen to convince the boss that his paper dart project will be a success, but having to deal with the foolish antics of an employee, Cassidy, he ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 3): 2M and 1FOne-Act.
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Peter's Dream

This fascinating story revolves round the wicked deeds of Marmaduke St. John Silas in his attempt to steal the fortune bequeathed to his nephew Peter Tarrant, the corrupt lawyer Blenkinsop who hides t ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 20): 10F,14MFull-Length.
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In Questions, a ten minute drama for three actresses, Nina has a confession to make to her ‘friend’ Sandra, initially, and Rosie (who is not much of a friend either) as well. If she were honest to her ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 3): 3 women in their mid to late thirtiesOne-Act.
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Return to Vardia

A Fantasy. Three young archaeologists stumble upon the remains of a palace of a lost tribe in Dacia, now known as Romania, and seek to discover the meaning behind the discovery of the chalice of Vardi ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 65): Mixed cast - 43 M and 22 F but many can be played by either F or M and the large cast includes dancers and many minor roles. Doubling of roles is recommended.Full-Length.
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Ronnie the Fird

The play is set at Weatherly College, a fictitious public school in the south of England during the early 1960’s. Ronnie Mills, a street wise Londoner, aged 16 years, whose parents were killed in a m ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 18): 14M 4FMFull-Length.
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Snow Good the pantomime

Snow Good aka Snow White - the pantomime carries a warning: it is dangerous for wearers 5of spectacles as viewing of a performance will cause spectacles to mist up from laughing so much, you'll cry! ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 31): Various - full details in the script.Full-Length.


Bryn arrives home with the Christmas shopping which includes a surprisingly large parcel. Is it a surprise? Who is it for? The women had agreed not to exchange or buy presents this year, but why has B ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 2): 2FOne-Act.

The Box

A large box becomes the centre of attention at a bus stop. Who owns it? What is inside? Its curiosity leads to the death of an unbalanced man, who has threatened the other commuters. A challenging pla ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 4): 4MOne-Act.
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The Gold Medallion

Orphaned and wrongfully convicted of murder, young James Fenton is determined to follow his ambition to join Captain James Cook's crew aboard the Resolution, but his predicament forces him to stowaway ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 33): A cast of 48 but 15 characters can be doubled - minimum cast therefore 33. Male characters can be played by females.Full-Length.
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The Last Time I Saw Paris

A comical spoof with music and songs concerning the events of The Trojan Wars, featuring Helen of Sparta, Paris, Hector, Achilles and a host of other mythical characters. This play is now available af ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 47): 30M (some male parts can be played by females), 17 F Many parts can be doubled.Full-Length.
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“Todd” is based on the infamous character, ‘Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’, yet this story has a more humane approach and the author has depicted Sweeney Todd as a victim of circumsta ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 28): 20-28 actors 21M 7F (double casting is achievable as some females could play male parts)Full-Length.
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Victims of the Forest

This Medieval tragedy is based partly on and inspired by ‘The Pardoner’s Tale’ from ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer. Set in the 14th Century in the south west of England, the action is spa ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 33): 5 F and 28 M (two roles of which could easily be played by Females). Several roles can easily be doubled.Full-Length.
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Well I Never!

A sketch about two women at a reception gossiping about a man who has supposedly departed this world and his relationships with the women in his life. Their opinions seem to change by the end of the s ...
Author: PASSMORE, KeithCast (at least 3): 3F or 2F and 1 MaleOne-Act.
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Keith Passmore

Keith is a retired Drama teacher who emigrated to New Zealand in 1975.and has since lived in Auckland. He travels frequently to Europe, Asia and the USA and has a passion for France.He has written and directed a number of plays for children, teenagers and adults. He has also been an active member of amateur dramatic societies and has enjoyed a brief journey into professional theatre. However, life has not been brief and he is always searching for fresh ideas despite his age. He also submits English resources to a UK teaching organisation.

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