Two One-Act Plays
by George MacEwan Green
‘One Season’s King’ is a somewhat surreal tale of background, class and ambition, with a little romance thrown in. It starts with the four people gathering around a gravestone for a funeral; whose we do not find out until the end of the play. Following this there are a series of flash-backs concerning each character and their relationship with each other. Two of the men have designs on Eveline but it is the third, the unlikely one, who ‘gets the girl’ The outcome of all this is that……………
Last year’s Youth entry won several accolades, and got through to the regional final.
by Craig Malpass
Martin likes projects – the perfect procrastination for actually doing something with his life. His latest project involves a disposable camera he found in a taxi. Martin attempts to do a good deed by developing the photos and using the prints to try and reunite them with their owner. Upon collecting the prints however, Martin is arrested and taken into custody. A web of coincidences point to his complicity in a particularly nasty crime. Did he actually take the incriminating photographs? This good and tense police drama explores what happens when a good deed turns your life upside down.
In recent years MHDS has entered plays in the All England One-Act Play Festival, a competitive county-based event which attracts hundreds of entries from all over the UK.