BATTERY LIFE by Jane Sunderland

BATTERY LIFE by Jane Sunderland   Marian, who is always contactable, and always has her phone battery charged to the max, is not answering her mobile. Indeed, her mobile appears to be off. Tony, who is expecting Marian to arrive on time for his special pecorino romano...

BIRTHDAY by Jane Sunderland

BIRTHDAY by Jane Sunderland   It’s Melanie’s birthday. Jamie has just brought her scrambled egg in bed. Then he gives her her carefully-chosen present. Is there some problem?   CHARACTERS Jamie (late twenties) Melanie (later twenties)   RUNNING TIME Approx...

DOROTHY AND WILLIAM by Jane Sunderland

DOROTHY AND WILLIAM by Jane Sunderland When Dorothy Wordsworth discovers by chance that her beloved brother and fellow-creative William is planning to marry their long-term friend Mary Hutchinson, she is devastated, and tries to persuade William against the match....

EXIT PURSUED BY A BEAR by Jane Sunderland

EXIT PURSUED BY A BEAR by Jane Sunderland     Director Fiona is trying to have a meeting with actor Cley and stage manager Sam about her forthcoming production of A Winter’s Tale. Unfortunately all three seem to be taking an oddly naturalistic approach to...

NOT AGAIN by Jane Sunderland

NOT AGAIN by Jane Sunderland     In an office meeting, Steven puts his hand on the knee of a new, young, female colleague, Susanna. Everyone else in the meeting notices. Steven gets his comeuppance, but Susanna’s response isn’t to all her colleagues’ liking either.  ...