Just what the World Needs
The following plays are published exclusively by Moore Books and are available through this website. Perusal copies and Performing rights can be obtained by contacting us.
Full Length Drama
Distractions from day to day life cause Mary to reconsider her life with distracted husband Albert and OCD son Daniel
When a young woman arrives at the Protheroe's home in the middle of the night she precipitates a re-examination of an old death. Was it an accident or murder?
Examines the relationship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell, the model for the heroine of both Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking glass. The play swings from naturalism to fantasy culminating in Carroll’s trial in Wonderland.
School reunions can be murder
Snakes and Ladders
It’s amazing what can happen when you mix two bottles of wine and an innocent game of Snakes and Ladders.
Gossip, infidelity, money and a stage whisper that still echoes around the theatre...with terrible consequences…..
Weather invites you into the heart of a relationship that has endured fifty years of rain, hail and shine. The laughter, tears and everything that life can dish up in a world changing day by day.
Full Length Comedy
Nigel is a playwright, a rather
pathetic one so the critics say. After yet another rejection his flatmate
Warren suggest he 'go radical' and invite some non-theatre types around for a
reading. This in the hope that they may offer constructive advice. As Warren
points out, he has nothing to lose, and so, reluctantly, Nigel agrees to give
it a try....
Shane and Kev have just been laid off from the cemetry because Jim Corrigan has taken over the contract. Along with Bob, Jim and Stu (the local layabout) they start Price-Less Funeral Services. After a number of exciting twists and turns they all get their own back....in a very unexpected way.
The Trial of Wild Gil Hiccup
Guaranteed to offend … well … almost everybody really!
A comedy about cowboys, call girls, lawmen, and one badass gunslinger. The gunslinger Wild Gil Hiccup, has finally been apprehended, and is on trial for the slaying of three hundred and three men. If found guilty; Wild Gil will hang for his crimes, however, one question remains unanswered. That question being; is the man on trial really Wild Gil? The lawyer for the defence Mr Jessie Janes insists that he isn’t, but can he prove this to the jury (audience members). Likewise, can the lawyer for the prosecution, Mr Hyatt Twerp convince the very same jury that the man they have on trial is indeed the real Wild Gil? Will the various witnesses provide vital clues to his identity? The Trial of Wild Gil Hiccup brings you the Wild West quite like you’ve never seen it before, or will again.
Two one act monologues for women consisting of:
How do you cope when the man you love has turned into a stranger?
What should you take with you when you find yourself homeless, a towel or a bathrobe?
One Act Plays
It’s different in the Sudan, not just the environment but the way of life. Young women, standing on the threshold of adulthood, have a rigid, defined future…unless they are educated…but at what cost?
A young woman awakes from a coma after 24 years. How will she cope with turning 40 tomorrow when she was 16 yesterday?
Arrested for an unknown crime and imprisoned for who he was, not for what he did.
Lucy and Julian's successful run in their play has come to an end. Has their relationship ended with it?
An amateur company is holding auditions for its next production. Will they survive the night?
The clients at the Grantham Centre are interrupted in thier weekly game of Bingo. Will lap tops really be able to fill the gap.
Following an embarassing incident at an end of school event, the families of both students meet to resolve the situation.
In a sequel to Clickety Click our friends from the Grantham Centre decide to form a choir. Will this work out just as well as the Bingo?
Rob was stupid and his wife has left him. Will him and his mate George be able to sort it out over a beer?
Thread for Thought by Selena Carr
Still Waters by Gerry Greenland
If These Walls Could ... by Flora Gaugg
Short Theatre Volume 1
6 short SA plays performed by the Short Theatre Co-Op in June and September 2006.
Short Theatre Volume 2 (Christmas Shorts)
3 Short plays and 2 monologues performed by the Short Theatre Co-OP in December 2006.
Left alone in an attic some forgotten toys bravely set out to find their owner.
Three plays for Children
A Pirates Delight, The Cloud Catchers and The Coco Show.
Three delightful childrens plays with songs and interactive lessons for audiences.
What will bully Tom find out to change his ways in the Old Rickety House?
Professor Pooter’s computer will help to show misguided children how to break some poor habits.
The Magic Crystal has been stolen and to save the Fairy Kingdom it must be found!