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Garrick Bradman

GARRICK BRADMAN

  

Nationality:    New Zealanderer
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Garrick Bradman's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Garrick Bradman's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Booby Trapped         Case Of the Bilious Blackmailer, The         Case Of the Garrotted Governess, The         Case Of the Jittery Jewelmaker, The         Exceedingly Remarkable, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, The         Extremely And Utterly         Finis         Flourish         Fooling Around         Need For Seed, The         Odd         Touchy Subject



Booby Trapped

Synopsis:
a man seeks solace from a psychiatrist but he quickly discovers that his so-called helper is actually in need of some very serious psychiatric help himself.

Notes:
This is the first scene to the one-act play "Odd"

1st Produced:
Hunua Village Hall, Auckland, New Zealand     2002

Organisations:
Hunua Theatre Club

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy Sketch

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Case Of the Bilious Blackmailer, The

Synopsis:
In order to help their client, both Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are forced to take the law into their own hands like they never have before.

Notes:
an Adaptation of "the Adventure Of Charles Augustus Milverton" by Arthur Conan Doyle

1st Produced:
Off-Broadway Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand     2001

Organisations:
Papakura Theatre Company

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy thriller One act

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Case Of the Garrotted Governess, The

Synopsis:
Two victims. One dead and the other just about. the police proclaim it to be a routine burglary simply gone wrong, but Sherlock Holmes suspects something more sinister has occurred.

Notes:
adapted from "the Adventure Of the Abbey Grange" by Arthur Conan Doyle

1st Produced:
Stables Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand     2009

Organisations:
ellerslie theatrical Society

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama mystery One act

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  2            Other:  With doubling, then 6M and 2F

Further Reference:
-

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Case Of the Jittery Jewelmaker, The

Synopsis:
One of the crown jewels of england has been stolen and so the race is on for Sherlock Holmes and Scotland Yard to recover it before anyone from the royal family becomes aware of its absence and all hell then breaks loose.

Notes:
a very free Adaptation of "the Adventure Of the Beryl Coronet" by Arthur Conan Doyle

1st Produced:
-     2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
One act / Drama, mystery, comedy, thriller

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  2            Other:  2 off-stage arms also required

Further Reference:
-

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Exceedingly Remarkable, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, The

Synopsis:
Three adventures in which the masterful detective Sherlock Holmes and his good friend Dr. Watson tackle the brutal murder of a wealthy nobleman, the theft of one of the national treasures of england and a notorious blackmailer who knows way too much for his own good.

Notes:
a three Act play in which each Act is A complete story within itself. the three Acts ("the Garrotted Governess," "the Jittery Jewelmaker," And "the Bilious Blackmailer") Are All Available separately for performance As one-act plays in their own right.

1st Produced:
-     2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama, Mystery, Comedy, Thriller

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  5            Other:  With doubling, then 7M and 4F

Further Reference:
-

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Extremely And Utterly

Synopsis:
a man pops into a corner shop to make a few light purchases, but he is to discover that things are just not quite that simple anymore.

Notes:
This is the second scene to the one-act play "Odd"

1st Produced:
Off-Broadway Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand     2001

Organisations:
Papakura Theatre Company

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy Sketch

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Finis

Synopsis:
Whilst a couple bicker and fight, not only is the future of their fragile relationship on the line, but so too is the ultimate fate of their unborn child.

Notes:
Short+Sweet 10 minute theatre festival

1st Produced:
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, The Edge, Auckland     26 Jan 2010

Organisations:
ITC: Meddlers Three Productions

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Flourish

Synopsis:
a pleasantly shared moment for a young couple at a work drinks night leads onto many more meaningfully shared moments.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Part Of Short And Sweet, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, The Edge, Auckland     12 Jul 2011

Organisations:
Meddlers Three Productions

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minutes / Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Fooling Around

Synopsis:
A comedy about sex and the extraordinary lengths that all the eight main characters will go to just in order to get a bit of it.

Notes:
Contains very adult language and humour

1st Produced:
-     2013

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Full-length Play / Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  1 unidentifiable man and 1 woman's off-stage voice which may be doubled from within the main cast

Further Reference:
-

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Need For Seed, The

Synopsis:
A man considerately goes to a sperm bank to donate and is taken aback by the way that they intend to collect from him.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-     2016

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short Play / Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Odd

Synopsis:
a man who just wants to get on peacefully with life has run-ins with a twisted psychiatrist, a finicky shopkeeper and a lopsided justice system.

Notes:
Both the first And second scenes may be performed separately As sketches in their own right. the first scene is Available for production As "Booby Trapped" And the second is Available As "extremely And Utterly."

1st Produced:
Hunua Village Hall, Auckland, New Zealand     2002

Organisations:
Hunua Theatre Club

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  1 off-stage voice also required

Further Reference:
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Touchy Subject

Synopsis:
Issues from the past and the present come to a head when a distraught solo mum and her steadfast mother have a late-night showdown

Notes:
Contains sensitive issues. aka Thus

1st Produced:
The Auckland Performing Arts Centre, New Zealand     30 Aug 2014

Organisations:
Cavalier Theatricals

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short Play / Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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