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New Plays from Samuel French
14 Mar

Looking for Plays? Check out these new plays from Samuel French.

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Written by Patrick Barlow. Adatped from the story by Charles Dickens.
Full Length Play, Christmas/Holiday, Dramatic Comedy, 19th Century
CASTING: 3M, 2F
It wouldn't be Christmas without A Christmas Carol. In this new stage version, Patrick Barlow takes Charles Dickens' classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventh-hour redemption, and makes it feel brand new again.


By Emma Whipday.
Full Length Play, Drama, 16th Century / Elizabethan
CASTING: 7M, 5F, 2M or F
Judith Shakespeare has one ambition: to be a playwright. When her debt-written father forces her into an engagement, she runs away with the help of a dashing actor Ned Alleyn, hoping to join her brother in London. But when Judith arrives in the plague-stricken capital, she finds her brother gone, Ned engaged to another, and her play refused.


By Michael Morpurgo. Adapted by Simon Reade.
Full Length Play, Drama, 1910s / WWI
CASTING: 14M, 5F
Michael Morpurgo's moving story of a young soldier, killed by firing squad in the First World War. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon.
This adaptation is for ensemble casts - a version for solo actors is also available.


By Michael Morpurgo. Adapted by Simon Reade.
Full Length Play, Drama, 1910s / WWI
CASTING: 1M
Michael Morpurgo's moving story of a young soldier, killed by firing squad in the First World War. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon
This adaptation is for one actor - a version for ensemble casts is also available.


By Jessica Swale.
Full Length Play, Drama
CASTING: 3M, 1F
Thomas Tallis is a portrait of the life of one of Britain's most successful composers set against the tumultuous political backdrop of the renaissance.


By Andrew Payne.
Full Length Play, Dark Comedy, Present Day, Contemporary
CASTING: 3M, 1F
Andrew Payne's Hampstead debut is a biting comedy about the battle of the sexes in the boardroom and how perceptions can be deeply misleading.


By Anton Burge.
Monologues, Drama, 1940s / WWII
CASTING: 1F
Mrs. Patrick Campbell (Mrs Pat), legendary 19th-century leading lady, was once the toast of London and New York. Yet, in the final year of her life, Mrs Pat faces her greatest challenge.


By Enid Bagnold.
Full Length Play, Drama
CASTING: 2M, 7F
This psychological chamber piece explores the secret world of childhood through the prism of a dyed-in-the-wool British dowager Mrs. St. Maugham and her precocious and equally eccentric granddaughter Laurel.


By Peter Quilter.
Full Length Play, Comedy, Present Day
CASTING: 5F 
The hilarious story of five women who inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life again. A fast-paced and very funny comedy with five great roles for women.


By John Breen.
Full Length Play, Drama, 1970s
CASTING: 5M, 1F
October 31st, 1978. Thomond Park, Limerick. The mighty New Zealand All Blacks, on an Irish tour, take on the none-too-mighty Munster team -- and, to everyone's surprise, they lose 12-0.


By Glyn Maxwell
Full Length Play, Fantasy/Adventure, Adaptations (Literature)
CASTING: 9M, 6F
A new adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, a classic children's novel notable for its mixture of mysticism, morality, and camaraderie and celebrated for its evocation of the nature of the River Banks.

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