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2 F/ 4 M - Blood So Cheap (100 mins)
Blood So Cheap 100 mins. 2F: 20-30s x2. 4M: 20s x2 /30-50s x2; Flexible staging. Based on the true story of a young Austrian conscript during World War Two. Otto Schutz comes face to face with the morals of war and resistance on the Eastern Front. Commanded to shoot civilian hostages, he takes a decision that will cost him his life.
2 or 3 F/ 2 M - The Devil and Stepashka (95 mins)
The Devil and Stepashka 95 mins. 3F: 20/30s x2 (can be played by one actress)/ 30-40s; 2M: 30-50s x2. Flexible staging. (Also available as The Verdict is Yours in which the audience votes for one of two alternative endings). Inspired by Tolstoy's story 'The Devil', the play focuses on the obsessive love of a Russian landowner for one of his peasant women. Desperate to safeguard his marriage, he shoots Stepashka and is put on trial for murder. But though status and gender protect him from a severe sentence, images of his victim return to haunt him.
3 F/ 2 M - Building on Sand (100 mins)
Building on Sand (aka Last Tango in Littlehampton) 100 mins. 3F: teens to 20s/ 30-40s/ 60+; 2M: 30-40s x2. When Aunt Dot decides to build a sand castle to stop the sea from flooding England, the race is on to save her sanity. Meanwhile, nephew Richard is busy nursing his own brand of paranoia, convinced his new wife is already tired of him. Who better to test drive her fidelity than best mate Dan? Self-deception is the name of the game in this seaside comedy set among the sand dunes of Littlehampton.
3 F/ 3 M - A Doll’s House (120 mins)
A Doll's House 120 mins. 3F: 20s-30s x2/ 40s-60; 3M: 30-50s x2/ 60+. 1 set. A refreshing new version of Ibsen's Doll's House set in the post-war England of petty snobbery and twitching net curtains. Harold's recent promotion to bank manager means he’s moving up in the world. But Nora and Harold’s marriage is built on social pretension and Nora has a skeleton in the cupboard.
2 F/ 2 M - Irish Roulette (110 mins)
Irish Roulette 110 mins. 2F: 20s-30s/ 30-40s; 2M: 20s-40s; option of splitting parts to create 5f and 6m. 1 set. A story of vengeance set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Cathy's young husband is shot dead in cross fire. As grief turns to hatred, she decides on a terrible way to take her revenge. From joyful bride to grieving widow, gun-runner and finally street walker, we follow Cathy on an unstoppable cycle of destruction. Only through a touching new friendship does she come to learn the true price of revenge.