Wild Women/I Lost My Girlfriend, short play readings, Monday, 15 May, 7.30pm
Wild Women by Mary Conway
Alone in the provinces while her husband is away, Marianne struggles to cope with the demands of her new baby and the mental challenges of isolation. Luckily help arrives in the shape of a new nanny... or does it? In this short play, two women struggle with some of their dark and most fearsome instincts.
Mary Conway is Co-Chair of Player Playwrights and has written eight full length plays and three collaborative plays as well as a catalogue of short pieces. She won Player Playwrights 'Playwright of the Year' award in 2014. She has also been running the Player Playwrights Collaborative Group since 2011.
I Lost My Girlfriend by Scott Watson
In this surrealist comedy A has lost his girlfriend. It’s an easy mistake to make. Somehow they lost each other in the street. No big deal right? But A’s worried she’s lost forever and that really terrifies him because he loved her with all of his heart. She was perfect in every way, his soul mate; how’s he ever going to find someone like her again? In A’s search he bumps into B who offers to help. They start asking around and meet C, but suspicion falls on him. Did he steal A’s girlfriend?
Scott Watson is a playwright and screenwriter currently studying a Master of Fine Arts at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He is in his second year of Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media course. He also works for various production companies based in London and LA as a script reader. He has worked in and out of the film industry for the last ten years.