Apparitions – a Ghostly Drama in One Act


A young girl, in tears as she has just seen her boyfriend cheating on her and driving on a deserted road, suddenly encounters a girl in the road and swerves to miss her, but the girl mysteriously disappears.  But the act has more dire consequences. Ghostly drama in one act.

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ghostly drama in one act


After driving to the local Kentish village, having a late lunch ​
with a friend and arranging to meet her boyfriend to whom she intends to become engaged, Sophie is utterly devastated when she finds him kissing and cuddling another young woman. She drives off in order to calm herself and to consider her future with her intended in this ghostly drama in one act.

However, things turn out for the worst when she thinks she has run down a young woman on Heathcote Hill and causes her vehicle to swerve into a clearing and to become damaged. She manages to report the ‘accident’ to a strange policeman shortly afterwards, but were the young woman and the policeman figments of her vivid imagination or did they really exist or…..? The plot begins to unfold…….


Hill College, TX, USA – 2022
The Theatre Collective at Richardson High School, TX, USA – 2022

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Author: Keith Passmore

Type: One act Play

Genre: Ghost, Drama, Horror

Cast: 3F 2M and an offstage voice

Ages of the actors: Adult – age 20 to 50.

Suitable for: All ages to watch and teens up to perform

Length: Thirty minutes

Set: Late evening in late Summer during the early 1990’s.
          The lounge in Marion Sadler’s house in South East England.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – the play contains good stage directions for the actors, conveying the surreal uneasy emotion that prevails is important.

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Copyright © February 2020 Keith Passmore and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other ghostly dramas that will make you uneasy:

The Price of a Ghost – two act horror for stage
Beside the Kitchen table – British horror script
Tales of Dark Imagination: The Many Ghosts of Dr Lazarus – ghost story plays



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