|A Nation Deflated|
|Author||HAILS, Christopher - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||After a night out celebrating his father's 50th birthday, Jason Harris awakes early to find father Mike, in a daze in his apartment. Two females are asleep in their respective bedrooms, and the female in Mike's is bald.
Betty Arkwright, Jason's cleaning lady and old family friend, arrives, intent on seducing Mike. Gangland boss, Ronnie the Remover,has sent his left-hand man Ricky, to look for his missing bald wife.
He later tells Betty he's an undercover cop, attempting to avert a major catastrophe. Ronnie is hell bent on contaminating the nations water supply with a drug which leaves men unable to get an... (You get the picture) for a year he is holding the country to ransom.
Unbeknown to Jason and MIke, they've been chosen to test a government antidote which reverses the drug's effect immediately, with some strange side effects.|
|Cast||3F 3M (minimum 6)|
Mike (50s) Jason (20s) Betty (60s) Ricky(30s) Lesley (20s) Natalie (40s)
|Production||An open plan living room set with the minimum of furniture. Mike, Jason, Lesley and Natalie are in their night attire throughout the play. The encounters between Betty and MIke and the Betty and Ricky should be played at pace. The bedroom activities off stage say it all. The final moments of the play reveal the side effects of the antidote.|
|Status||Available for performance|
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|A NATION DEFLATED.doc||Wed, 13th Dec 2006||Full script||Available to print: £0.00||Download here|
|Available on ScriptCircle: (for other licences please contact the Author)|
|Amateur Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£45.00 per performance|
|Amateur Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||£35.00 per performance|
Originally from the North East of England and ex RAF. All but retired and enjoying life in Cyprus. Still writing and acting. Having written over 50 plays over the last eight years, my plays are slowly coming into vogue which is not a bad thing.