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A place to showcase great original short and feature-length screenplays with guest readers.

A place to showcase great original short and feature-length screenplays with guest readers.
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United Kingdom

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A place to showcase great original short and feature-length screenplays with guest readers.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Flowers and the Pint Glass

9/15/2019
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Tom yearns to plan his own wedding but is kept at arm's length by his fiancée. As the big day edges closer, Tom tries to come to terms with his situation with help from best man Joe, who knows nothing of his true feelings. As best intentions flirt with disaster, Tom must save the day using only a pint glass and some geraniums. Written and Read by Marcus Armstrong For more episodes, visit our website, www.thescriptdepartment.net, or follow us on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever...

Duration:00:19:06

At the Crossing: Part 4

9/1/2019
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The final part. A gritty portrayal of life in a region devastated by radioactive fallout. Set ten years after an environmental disaster, it follows two sisters who survive on their late grandmother’s farm. When the farm is raided by poachers, and their prized mare is stolen, they embark on a treacherous journey to find those responsible. A story about home, community and the lengths people will go in order to preserve their way of life. Read by Rhiannon Wyn Visit our website,...

Duration:00:41:44

At the Crossing: Part 3

8/25/2019
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Part 3 of a 4-part drama. A gritty portrayal of life in a region devastated by radioactive fallout. Set ten years after an environmental disaster, it follows two sisters who survive on their late grandmother’s farm. When the farm is raided by poachers, and their prized mare is stolen, they embark on a treacherous journey to find those responsible. A story about home, community and the lengths people will go in order to preserve their way of life. Read by Rhiannon Wyn Visit our website,...

Duration:00:32:38

At the Crossing: Part 2

8/18/2019
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Part 2 of a 4-part drama. A gritty portrayal of life in a region devastated by radioactive fallout. Set ten years after an environmental disaster, it follows two sisters who survive on their late grandmother’s farm. When the farm is raided by poachers, and their prized mare is stolen, they embark on a treacherous journey to find those responsible. A story about home, community and the lengths people will go in order to preserve their way of life. Read by Rhiannon Wyn Visit our website,...

Duration:00:41:09

At the Crossing: Part 1

8/10/2019
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The first of a four-part drama. A gritty portrayal of life in a region devastated by radioactive fallout. Set ten years after an environmental disaster, it follows two sisters who survive on their late grandmother’s farm. When the farm is raided by poachers, and their prized mare is stolen, they embark on a treacherous journey to find those responsible. A story about home, community and the lengths people will go in order to preserve their way of life. Read by Rhiannon Wyn Visit our...

Duration:00:40:29

From Within

7/28/2019
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Arriving home late from a funeral, Mark is unnerved by unusual sounds coming from his normally quiet house. As the night wears on, past and present collide and Mark must face the demons he thought he had defeated long ago. Written and read by Marcus Armstrong Check out our site, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:26:47

Sin Piernas

7/14/2019
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A young war veteran and former Olympian turns to professional wrestling in an attempt to raise the spirits of an 8-year-old child. Written by Tom Burrows Read by Ruth Hayes Music by Michael Oliver Check out our site, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:25:37

TRAILER: At The Crossing (Coming August 11th)

7/8/2019
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From The Script Department comes At the Crossing, a story about two sisters who set out on a perilous journey in a region devastated by environmental disaster. Coming August 11th on all major podcasting platforms. Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about this and all things screenwriting.

Duration:00:06:24

The Enticer

6/30/2019
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An undistinguished actor in need of hip replacement surgery plays a cleaner on a reality television show in the hopes of reigniting her career and paying for her operation. As the show progresses, her on-screen value soars while her dignity plummets. Written and read by Belinda Lees Check out our site, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:22:04

The Parish: Part 3

5/25/2019
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The final part of our first feature-length drama. An ageing criminal, Finbarr Delaney, must return to his home in Galway to bury his estranged brother and settle his affairs. However, old friends looking for their share and a 30-year-old investigation threaten Finbarr’s retirement plans. Read by Ruth Hayes Visit our website, thescriptdepartment.net for more information and to listen to previous episodes.

Duration:00:32:15

The Parish: Part 2

5/18/2019
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The second part of our first feature-length drama. An ageing criminal, Finbarr Delaney, must return to his home in Galway to bury his estranged brother and settle his affairs. However, old friends looking for their share and a 30-year-old investigation threaten Finbarr’s retirement plans. Read by Ruth Hayes Visit our website, thescriptdepartment.net for more information and to listen to previous episodes.

Duration:01:02:54

The Parish: Part 1

5/11/2019
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The first of a three-part drama. An ageing criminal, Finbarr Delaney, must return to his home in Galway to bury his estranged brother and settle his affairs. However, old friends looking for their share and a 30-year-old investigation threaten Finbarr’s retirement plans. Read by Ruth Hayes Visit our website, thescriptdepartment.net for more information and to listen to previous episodes.

Duration:00:34:55

Buggbear

4/28/2019
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A child, Matilda, witnesses her family descend into dread after the arrival of a sickly woman to their 19th century English farm. The woman tells the child stories of a folklore tale, causing Matilda to question her reality. Meanwhile, a very real threat lurks outside the walls of their home. Written and read by John Finnegan Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:27:43

TRAILER: The Parish (Coming May 2019)

4/25/2019
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The story of an ageing conman trying to rebuild his house after the death of his brother and the unsolved case of a stolen painting that threatens to unravel everything. Coming May 2019. Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:03:24

New Growth

4/14/2019
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The arrival of her 30th birthday gives Patrice, a subservient Afro-Caribbean woman, the awakening she needs to make big changes in her life, starting with her hair. When these sudden changes cause tension in her relationships, Patrice must decide whether to revert to who she was to keep the peace. Written by Reyda Gay Read by Glenda Gay Music by Mattia Cupelli You can find more of his music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqsGQVl-_k5qGE-PwGKO5DA Check out our blog,...

Duration:00:25:48

Smashed

3/31/2019
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A traumatised victim of intimate partner violence is struggling to maintain her equilibrium as a yoga teacher in a new community. Her fragile health is threatened by the unexpected arrival of her ex-partner. Written by Belinda Lees Read by Ruth Hayes Music by Arn Andersson You can find more of their music here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ArnAndersson Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:22:18

Killing Peter

3/19/2019
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James is suffering from severe sleep deprivation is on the verge of cracking. His neighbour, Peter, a metal sculptor, works late into the night whilst singing off-key opera. Now, James methodically plans Peter’s demise. The only thing standing between him and a good night’s sleep is the Neighbourhood Watch. Written by Lauren Brits. Read by Marcus Armstrong Music by Nicolai Heidlas and Kevin McCleod You can find more of their music...

Duration:00:21:15

Denial

3/3/2019
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A man returns home one night to find his girlfriend still up. As the night drags on, the good-humoured conversation descends into frustration and rage and the lines of reality and fiction begin to blur. Written & read by Marcus Armstrong Music by Ross Bugden You can find more of his music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKG... Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:17:17

Layan

2/24/2019
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A young girl and her father try to survive day-by-day as they traverse a harsh landscape. Things are made more complicated as their growing resentment for each other puts everything at risk. Written by David Moore Read by John Finnegan Music by Ross Bugden You can find more of his music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQ Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:16:31

Still Life

2/17/2019
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A semi-retired dancer, Olivia, struggles to reignite her career while caring for her father who suffers from dementia. Written by John Finnegan and Ruth Hayes. Read by Ruth Hayes Music by Long Zi Jun and Kate Kwok You can find more of their music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLCYZWv_6bKXeKSlVsbfnSA Check out our blog, thescriptdepartment.net for more about all things screenwriting and updates on our show.

Duration:00:24:00