Posted on September 16, 2009 - by

Fish and Chips Twice

The Off Cut Festival is fantastic. It showcases new writing by inviting the submission of 15 minute stage scripts. Winning entries are then performed several times over a period and voted for by the audience and a panel of judges.

Fish and Chips Twice was our entry in 2009 and we were very happy to have it selected for performance from over 500 entries. Hooray for us!

Here’s a little taster from the script.

Fish and Chips Twice

Keen & Pandini | 2009

[…]

RACHEL:
Doesn’t that make it a strange choice then? Of location? Somewhere you think is beautiful and that made you happy? Talk about making it hard for yourself – no wonder you sat back down again. Now, if you were somewhere you really hated – wouldn’t that be easier? Give you a bit more encouragement?

KEITH:
I don’t need encouragement.

RACHEL:
No, no, I know but you see my point? Why aren’t you doing the deed at your least favourite place?

KEITH:
Because I suspect that the landlady of the Bay View Bed and Breakfast in Birmingham would object.

RACHEL:
There isn’t a bay in Birmingham.

KEITH:
There wasn’t any breakfast and you couldn’t call that flea-infested plank a bed, either, so I can only conclude that accuracy was not a prime concern for them. I hate Birmingham. Annie hated Birmingham.

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