A prize-winning play by Rosalind Billingsley
This play won a special adjudicator's script award from Ms Carol Burns,
well known for her long-running part in the television series
Written in 2008 while we on tour in California, it was performed
at short notice in festivals at Dalby, Ipswich, Beenleigh and
Brisbane. Because of the shortage of rehearsal time, the parts were
ourselves, Ros and John, as a two-hander, with Ros making two quick
The adjudicator said that she would love to see it
performed by a more polished cast.
The original version is linked here,
but the script has been revised for a cast of
three. A telephone conversation has been removed that was
necessary to give time for the quick change.
Henry had an excellent excuse to have his nose stuck in the computer
for much of the play. Having the words of the script on the
screen had a double purpose. The computer also held the sound
files to play the sound effects through a speaker concealed in the
central table, cued by Henry.