A Sign Of The TimesThe play tackles the theme of wartime xenophobia and its effect on a family living in the East End of London during the early days of the First World War. Leo Hoffmann, the proprietor of a family bake ...
|Author: BIRD, John C||Cast (at least 4): 3m, lf.||One-Act. Approx 23 mins.|
ALBY AND THE BIG FELLAHThe action takes place in a hospital room where 15-year-old Alby, suffering from cancer, is being visted by his best friend, Matt. The play explores the differing reactions of the two boys to the impe ...
|Author: BIRD, John C||Cast (at least 2): 2M||One-Act. |
BO AND JOEThe play is a fictional evocation of the ill-starred relationship in the early 1880s etween Beatrice Potter and Joseph Chamberlain, the leading radical politician of his time. Beatrice later married S ...
|Author: BIRD, John C||Cast (at least 4): 3m, 1f.||One-Act. |
CITY OF DREAMSFred Newman, a local government accountant, dreams of leaving his nagging wife and dead-end job and travelling the world. A heart attack and early retirement provide the opportunity to take off and he ...
|Author: BIRD, John C||Cast (at least 2): 1m, 1f.||One-Act. Approx 24 mins.|
TRUSTING HERR SCHICKELGRUBERIt is September 1938. The eyes of the world are on Germany. Two men are in the spotlight - Germany’s dictator Adolf Hitler and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. Hitler is seeking to add to t ...
|Author: BIRD, John C||Cast (at least 5): 4m, 1f||Full-Length. |
John C Bird
In addition to plays and television comedy material, my published and broadcast work includes poetry, short stories, non-fiction books and a wide range of journalism.