DYING TO MEET YOU by James Green

£6.00

It is the near future, the BBC has finally lost its government subsidy and now has to compete on equal footing with everybody else – and it’s doing badly – so badly it makes cheap, day-time cookery programmes and, for Joe Devine, the alcoholic has-been presenter, this one is a last chance.

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CHARACTERS

Julie, Assistant Floor Manager.  (AFM) – Young,  inexperienced, keen & enthusiastic.  In her first paid job.

Alan, Floor Manager.  (FM) – Not young, experienced, disillusioned and fed up. 

Genghis Khan (DIR) [or female equivalent] the Show’s Director. – Not young, experienced, without illusions but still determined to succeed.

Joe Devine, the Show’s Presenter. (JD) – A has-been. A drunk, with no illusions about himself or his future and about ready to give up.  Probably his last paid job.

Nicola, Joe’s Agent.  (N) – Young, experienced, efficient and on her way up.

Gillian Blake [or male equivalent], the Show’s Celebrity Guest. (GILL) – A successful contemporary of Joe Divine.

Charlie, the Show’s Cook [male or female] CH.  – Gifted cook but mentally unbalanced.

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 80 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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FEMALE CAST

MALE - CAST

MALE OR FEMALE - CAST

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