#28PlaysLater : Day 23 – “Equinox” (not to brief)

The Cast Betty Susanna The Play A park bench on top of Primrose Hill. The night of the autumnal equinox. Susanna is lying on the bench, head tipped up to the stars. Pause. Betty enters. She stands and watches Susanna for a moment. She the walks to the head of the bench and looks down…

#28PlaysLater – #29PlaysLater Rediscovered!

Just looking through my Google drive and found all of my work from 2016’s #29PlaysLater! Some of it is pretty hilarious. Well, if anyone is bored you can find it here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B73gQRcyhewPN2huTjQ5Y0k2Wm8

#28PlaysLater #NSFW: Day 21 – “Weapons of Mass Destruction”

Hmmmm… so I have “ummed ‘n’ ahhhhh’d” about whether to put this on line or not, but I am nothing if not completist. Which is sort of the point of #28PlaysLater. However what I will say is that nothing in the play is my personal point of view, expresses thoughts and feelings of my own…

#28PlaysLater: Day 22 – “Fossil”

Today’s Challenge: Write something antithetical to your personal beliefs, from the point of view of someone who truly believes what they are saying. No sarcasm allowed.   Cast: Andrew The character is based on the Australian Andrew Snelling. He is a Creationist, with a PHD in Geology, who works for Answers in Genesis. He successfully…

#28PlaysLater: Day 20 – “I’ll Message You”

Today’s challenge: Write a play about a date in the age of digital… As someone who has pretty much struck out 99% of the time (short termism is not just the deficit of the advertising industry or politicians) both in IRL and Online, I suffer human fatigue fairly quickly in this day and age. So…

#28PlaysLater: Day 18 – “Sex, and Drugs, and Bacon Rolls”

Today’s Challenge: Write a play in emojis. Cast:   🖊 🤺   Scene:   🎦 ☝: 🖊 and 🤺 👉 💺 🍽 🥓🍞 together at a table in a 🗽🍴. It is morning and the sun streams through the window. A 🌬 🔔 can be 👂, mixed with cars driving past.   🖊: 🆘 😦…

#Feburezes

So, to remind you the rezes are my decision to try to make things better a little bit at a time. January’s first batch of rezes was: 1) stop smoking before 11am. 2) unsubscribe from annoying emails using combination of Unroll.Me and pure Mann-powered determination. 3) stop using the word ‘busy’. Rezes 2 & 3…

#28Plays Later- Day 17 – “Puffin”

Cast: Two Legs Puffin A – can’t say the letter ‘f’ Puffin B – can’t say the letter ‘d’ Puffin C – can’t say the letter ‘r’   Setting: All action takes place on a large rock in an unknown know-where location of the ocean in the not-too-distant future.   Scene 1: (7 words in…

#28Plays Later: Day 16 – “Estate”

Today’s challenge: Write a play set that is written to be staged somewhere you really love. And make the language and speech patterns long and expressive as possible. Venue / Setting: A five bed family home in a leafy neighbourhood in suburban Surrey. Ticketing / Marketing: Viewers responds to an ‘ad’ in a local paper…