A FISHY TAIL by Marc Harris


The dramatic rescue of a girl on the Cornish coastline is linked by the account of an elderly man, who has waited to tell a similar story most of his life. Can they both convince those who doubt them, that the incredible events, connected by many decades apart, did really happen?

A quirky script with an older mysterious character, and a fantasy element – which still feels believable.



CONNIE: A nurturing mother, wearing a summer dress/trousers, aged early 40s.

STEVE: A confident man, wearing a shirt/tee shirt and trousers/shorts, aged early 50s.

FRED: An eccentric man, speaking with a Cornish dialect, wearing a long sleeved shirt and trousers, aged early 90s.

ESTIE: A bright girl, wearing a swimming costume, aged 9.



‘A very uplifting piece with some intriguing twists and turns. I very much enjoyed the fantasy elements that became evident towards the end of the piece’. Underscore Studios



Approximately 13 minutes



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