The Dug Out
by Amanda Whittington
Full Length Play, Drama / 4m, 4f
Park Street, 1944: A black GI is shot dead. Park Street, 1974: An IRA bomb explodes. Tick-tock-tick-tock-tick-tock-tick. One more hour you'll never get back. One more night passes and nothing has changed. the future is now, man, it's now, man, it's now. And what are you doing with it, 'ey?
"This nostalgic show wins out as unassuming, feel-good fun ... it has a defiant, ramshackle charm." The Times.
- Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Setting: The play is set in The Dug Out, Park Row, Bristol. December 1974 and July 1944.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
SAMMY VAUGHAN (21), a Dug Out regular
LEO VAUGHAN (17), his brother and barman
RITA LANE (19), a wartime WAAF
CURTIS G ANTHONY (21), an American GI
GLORIA (21), an androgynous young man
SASHA SIMONS (17), a sixth former from Clifton
RAE BELL (17), her best friend
HOLLY COLLINS (17), a waitress
Other clubbers are played by members of the YOUNG CLUBBER’S CHORUS
A DJ plays a live set as part of the show.
- Features Teens
- Flexible casting
- Room for Extras