REACH FOR A STAR by Samantha Cartwright

£5.00

A humorous take on the world of talent shows. An inside glance into backstage dramas, the judges and the contestants. We see friendships form, family ties break and the reality behind the reality. A show where YOU, the audience, get to pick the winner.

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CHARACTERS

Host                     The host of the show, the nation’s sweetheart. On camera very sweet, kind, once the camera stops rolling she changes into a complete diva

Producer             A small role. Keeps the storyline rolling. Assists the judges and the host

Jackie                  Morgan’s mum. Acts like she is much younger than she is. Adores Morgan and hangs off her every word.

Morgan                A bit of a spoilt princess will do whatever it takes to succeed in the industry.

Stacey                 A member of the girl band candy. Streetwise and a bit feisty at times

Gemma               A member of the girl band candy. Airhead, sweet very girly.

Emily                   A member of the girl band candy. The leader of the group, takes control and sticks up for her group

Andy                    Shy. Painfully nervous. Has a transformation during the process and becomes the people’s champion.

Rachel                 A talented singer who doesn’t really want to be in the fame game, she would rather sing in her local pub, she is pushed by her mother to audition

Shirley                 A member of divas in disguise. The leader. Strong and determined

Pearl                    A member of divas in disguise. A bit nervous and unsure.

Janet                   A member of divas in disguise. Flirty, has a thing for Liam Powell.

Karen Feslorne   A judge. She has been in the industry for years, harsh on woman.

Ronnie                A judge. An aging rock star who still thinks he has got it. Nice to everyone

Liam Powell        A judge. Mean, harsh, in charge. Has an eye for the ladies.

Matt                     Thinks he is better than he is. A nice guy, very cheesy and over the top.

Mrs Hamilton      Rachel’s mother. Bossy, pushy, trying to live her own dreams through her daughter

Mr Hamilton        Rachel’s father. Quiet, gets bossed about by his wife a lot

Chavtastic           A very bad singer, thinks they are already famous. Bad attitude.

Amber                 A talented young singer, she gets through but is actually too young to enter the competition

Audrey                An older contestant. Not talented but tries really hard

Girl 1 & 2             A duo who are not very good. They get a hard time from Liam Powell

Make up lady      follows the host and judges around checking their makeup in between takes, professional looking

Camera person   follows the action the entire show, as if filming the whole thing

 

SUGGESTED SONGS

Song 1 – I AM THE ONE AND ONLY – Chesney Hawkes

Song 2 – STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU – Stealers Wheel

Song 3 – WE’RE GONNA MAKE YOU A STAR – David Essex

Song 4 – SWEETS FOR MY SWEET -The Searchers

Song 5 – HIT ME BABY ONE MORE TIME – Britney Spears

Song 6 – I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU (sang completely out of tune) Whitney Houston

Song 7 – GENIE IN A BOTTLE – Christina Aguilera

Song 8 – RAINING MEN – The Weather Girls

Song 9 – THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL – Abba

Song 10 – I CAN HEAR THE BELLS – Hairspray

Song 11 – I AM BEAUTIFULL – Christina Aguilera

Song 12 – Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Song 13 – CHEEKY GIRLS – The Cheeky girls

Song 14 – HOUND DOG – Elvis

Song 15 – HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS – Stereophonics

Song 16- SING THE BODY ELECTRIC – Fame

Song 17 – REACH FOR THE STARS – S CLUB 7

Song 18 – CANT TAKE MY EYES  OFF YOU – ANDY WILLIAMS

Song 19 – THE PROMISE – GIRLS ALOUD

Song 20 – SONGBIRD -EVA CASSIDY

SONG 21 = MAGGIE MAY-ROD STEWART

Song 22 – VALERIE -AMY WINEHOUSE

Song 23 MERCY (THIS WILL END HALFWAY THROUGH) – DUFFY

Song 24 – SHOTGUN – GEORGE EZRA

Song 25 – YOU RAISE ME UP –WESTLIFE

Song 26 –The Bands choice

Song 27 – SHINE -TAKE THAT

Song 28 – TIME OF MY LIFE -DIRTY DANCING

 

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