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  • Writer's pictureCaleb Estes

Monday 26 February, Members Competition: The backstory

Updated: Jan 11, 2023

The best selection of short play entries telling the backstory of a famous character from fiction.


What if Elizabeth Bennett was a troubled teenager rebelling against her governess; or Hamlet had a troubled relationship with his (living) father; or Willy Loman had just made his first sale; or Aunt Agatha visiting the Junior Ganymede because she just heard that Mr Reginald Jeeves is looking for a new position or… A night of stories you have not heard before about characters you likely know quite well.

Stories for the night: A teenager at Eton / Danish Pastry /Siren Song / Ugly Sister / Hamlet, we need to talk / Hanging Around / The Story of Why Little Red Riding Hood’s Grandmother Took To Her Bed

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