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Two Short Comedies

by MICHAEL THOMAS

  Murder at St. Barnabas
 Cast:  7 ( 3 m, 3 f + 1 dead body [m] ).
 Suggested Age Range:  12 upwards.
 Approx. Running Time:  15 - 20 minutes.
 Music:  None.
 Set:  The conventional drawing room set of an amateur theatrical society, including a front curtain acting area.
 Synopsis:  It's the interval during a performance of a Whodunnit? by the St. Barnabas Amateur Dramatic Society but a member of the cast really is dead. Enter seasoned detective Harry Parrot with his trusty Sergeant Moor. With people queuing up to confess, will they solve the murder before the beginning of Act Two? And will the man calling the raffle ever shut up? Definitely a thriller.
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Drink?
 Cast:   6 ( 5 m, 1 f ).
 Suggested Age Range:  14 upwards
 Approx. Running Time:  20 - 25 minutes.
 Music:  None
 Set:  A suburban room with two doors.
 Synopsis:  Derek has invited Jeremy in for a drink but problems with the plumbing, wild dogs, a religious maniac and the local policeman all seem to get in the way - not to mention his attractive daughter and several buckets. A very English farce.
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 Script:  Code B
 Performance Rights:
 Murder at St Barnabas
Code Z
 Licence to Copy:
 Murder at St Barnabas
Code Z
 Performance Rights:
 Drink?
Code Z
 Licence to Copy:
 Drink?
Code Z
 Video Recording Licence: Code H

ISBN 978 1 872475 96 7

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