Plays

May Contain Nuts!

The very very silly ‘May Contain Nuts!’ gets another outing on Saturday 30th April (see poster) This is what it says about Nuts on our Offbeat Plays site Involves: An awful lot of silliness, dressing Read more…

By Barbara, ago
Plays

War and Cake

A new one act comedy for teenagers by Rob Hockley ‘War and Cake’ has just been awarded HIGHLY COMMENDED in the Trinity College International Playwriting Competition. Well done Rob! A richly deserved award and we Read more…

By Edgar, ago
Plays

Perilous Posting & Publishing

[caption id="attachment_724" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Expect ghosts AND vampires in Perilous Tales Expect ghosts AND vampires in Perilous Tales - and a spot of dancing[/caption] Shortly - well, as soon as I figure out the technicalities involved - I'm going to publish my series of 'completely mad cautionary tales' on Kindle. Perilous Tales (as they are collectively known) will be coming to your kindle soon, illustrated by a really good, as yet secret, illustrator and tugging relentlessly away at your sleeve wanting to be performed (they do like to be performed). They are being performed in Canada this month and I was delighted when the director phoned me (having carefully checked that it wasn't the middle of the night here) to say that he'd been looking for something a little 'different' (not sure that was the word he used ... moving on) and was so glad he'd come across the Offbeat plays. I was so pleased! If anyone ever phones and says 'I'm glad I found your plays they're so middle of the road' I shall stop immediately and get help. Or just stop. Maybe have a small drink. I'm quite excited about this. I just need to get through the 'getting your book ready to be published on Kindle section' and after I've spent days on that bit it will only take 5 minutes to do (or so it says in the 'How to publish your book on Kindle' section). So ... let me tell you about the perils in Perilous Tales .... (more…)

By Barbara, ago
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