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The Rewrite
AuthorHAILS, Christopher - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author
FormatOne-act.
SynopsisAfter critical acclaim for his trilogy of one-act plays "Family, Friends and other Enemies" under his directorship, Trevor James is resting on his laurels at a secluded hotel in mid-Wales. He enters the lounge one evening and is befriended by, Monica Forsyth, a forty-something academic. As they exchange pleasantries, he begins to realize that she knows all of his plays, has seen them performed and appears to know more about him than he knows about himself. She wants the ending of the third play to be changed, as she empathises with the character, Kate who hanged herself. After a bizzare interchange, Trevor tries to convince her it was the only way out for Kate, The next morning when the Police arrive looking for a Margaret Hopkins, who had discharged herself from a psychiatric unit, the manageress identifies her as Monica. As Trevor is interviewed, he realises his worst nightmare is turning into reality. Where is Monica? ( THIS PLAYS FOLLOWS ON FROM 'Family and Friends'.
InformationAdult ThemesMild SwearingComedyTragedyThrillerRomance
Cast4F 2M (minimum 6)
Bronwyn (20s) Trevor (40s) Monica (40s) Dennis (40s) Megan (40s) Gwyneth (30s)
ProductionAll the action takes place in the lounge bar. The play has three scenes. See production notes in the script for more detail
StatusAvailable for performance
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THE REWRITE.docTue, 24th Jun 2008Full scriptAvailable to print: £0.00Download here
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Professional PerformanceUp to 600 seats. EEC Countries.£45.00 per performance
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Christopher Hails

Originally from the North East of England and ex RAF. All but retired and enjoying life in Cyprus. Still writing and acting. Having written over 50 plays over the last eight years, my plays are slowly coming into vogue which is not a bad thing.


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