AN EVENING OF VIRTUAL PLAYREADINGS OF ORIGINAL SCRIPTS
LIVE STREAMED ON ZOOM ON 1ST DECEMBER 2020
organised by David Lewis
Written and arranged by Bill Lloyd
Michael Everett, Head of Human Resources, is bent upon disciplining recalcitrant employee Joseph Reilly. But Reilly remains stroppy during the interview and advances a controversial view of early retirement.
Michael Everett – Julian Finn
Joseph Reilly – David Lewis
TIME-WASTERS NEED NOT APPLY
Written and arranged by Ann-Marie Mendes
During covid lockdown, the head-teacher of a school in inner London interviews a candidate for the post of “Well-Being Lead”. But who is interviewing whom?
Désirée Wybar – Gillian Barmes
Jack Hope – Daire O’Doherty
Written and arranged by David Lewis
Newly sacked from his job, an unhappy middle-aged man visits a therapist with a discount voucher bought for his son. It fast emerges that he has his own serious problems, but the therapist struggles to get him to identify them.
Andrew – Barrie Duggan
Barbara – Lesley Sherwood
Christine – Kate Richardson
THE GEESE FLY SOUTH BY VICTORIA KERSHAW
Written by Victoria Kershaw – Arranged by Liz Comstock-Smith
The night before Valentine’s Day, four couples in a London restaurant reach different stages in their relationships.
Cathy – Masha Neznansky
Lu – Gemma Parkes
Helen – Viki Lazar
Andrew – Ousman Noor
Emma – Noelle Rentsch
Josh – Rick Vincent
James – Daire O’Doherty
Bella – Andrea Ogbonna-James