Mary – in her fifties
Celia – wealthy and somewhat self-centred
Viv – host to all video conferencing meetings and accustomed to being in control
Jean – a nervous woman
David – Jean’s friend
George – a mild mannered man.
This play must be viewed in ‘gallery view’ so that all screens are viewed simultaneously throughout the play. It is best to remind your audience not to watch in ‘speaker view’ where the viewer would only see the actor who is speaking at the time, similar to a television close-up of a single speaker and therefore missing the visual comedy in the other screens. The accuracy of the foreign language and it’s pronunciation is not important as they are all beginners. However, Google Translate is a useful tool for finding out how it should sound!
Please find a recording of this script here – https://www.facebook.com/TheQMT/videos/3293310160780726
PPlease find an interview with Emma Northcott here – https://www.facebook.com/203356893040677/videos/302275634464716
Approx 15-20 minutes
Preview available here