At our next reading, we’ll be hearing a new screenplay by Ian D. Richardson – God’s Triangle. The script is based on Ian’s biography of his great aunt – a missionary in East Bengal during the First World War.
Florence ‘Florrie’ Cox was intersex but didn’t know it, having been brought up in an intensely religious family in an age when sex was a taboo topic. During the First World War, she was caught up in scandal and an Establishment cover-up after marrying missionary Reverend Frank Paice while his mistress, Olga Johnston, waited impatiently in the wings.
We hope to see you next Tuesday, to hear what promises to be a fascinating story.
On 22 January, we will be holding a Shorts Night to open our 2019 readings.
During a Shorts Night, we will be hearing a selection of works that are 10 minutes or less. It is an opportunity to get feedback on short scripts, treatments, outlines and extracts of new pieces.
After the Shorts Night, we will be holding readings on the following dates: 5 February, 19 February, 5 March, 19 March, 2 April and 16 April. During these readings we will hear full-length scripts of theatrical and radio plays and screenplays.
If you are a ScriptTank member, please come along. If you would like to join, please get in touch using the contact form.
The final reading of the 2018 run of ScriptTankwill be next Tuesday – 4 December. We will be hearing the first draft of a screenplay from Richard Cosgrove: The Box.
After a simple heist goes wrong, three criminals – a hacker, a hired gun, and a getaway driver – gather in a locked apartment with their score. If they can survive the next two hours, they are promised the biggest payouts of their lives. Each is ready to betray and be betrayed, but none are ready for what is inside the “box”.
The Box is a micro-budget science-fiction thriller about our culture’s reliance on technology and capitalism.
As this is the last reading for 2018, ScriptTank’s organisers wish you all a happy holiday season.
We will be returning in January 2019.