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#dialogueforaplay Tweets 11-20

hash-tag dialogueforaplay 11-20

11

Laura: (miffed) Excuse me. I am suffering with shock and trauma from the loss of a close one.

2nd Man: How close?

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12

Laura: I don’t know – I have no spatial awareness.

Man: What? Should we call the police?

2nd Man: The ‘Police!’

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13

3rd Man arrives

3rd Man: I am the police.

Laura: I thought there would be more of you.

3rd Man: I’ve been dieting.

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14

Man: Can I be called Doctor 1, now? It’s rather confusing.

Laura: Certainly, Doctor 1 – If that is your real name!

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15

3rd Man: And I am DC Acey – and no puns on that or I shall have to nick you; with this penknife!

Laura: Charming!

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16

Dr 1: Can you provide a second opinion, Dr. Protocol?

Dr P: It usually takes longer, but I shall try… he’s dead!

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17

DC Acey: Well done! Now, I must carry out some preliminary tasks. Firstly: Hello, hello, hello!

Omnes: Hello!

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18

DC Acey: Is this the stiff?

Dr 1: No, that’s Laura!

Laura: Really!

DC Acey: Sorry, miss, if you’d move about more.

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19

Dr P: I can say nothing more… But, I can see no cause for the deceased’s death – apart from a lack of breathing!

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20

Laura: Are you really a doctor?

DC Acey: No, Miss, I am a Detective Constable! These two, however…

Laura: Sorry!

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If you have started at #dialogueforaplay 11 and have not read #dialogueforaplay 1-10 then you really need to go back to the very beginning to get the full effect of the words above – #dialogueforaplay 21-30 and so on will be available when I have done the ‘writing them’ thing – Thank You G:)

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#dialogueforaplay Tweets 1-10

hash-tag dialogueforaplay 1-10

1

Act 1 Scene 1

The action starts in an English Country House

Harold: We seem to be out of lemons!

Laura: Really?

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2

Harold: Yes! I wanted ‘ice and a slice’ in my drink!

Laura: Oh, Harold! If you really need a lemon I can send out.

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3

Harold: No, Laura- if a man wants something done properly he should just get on and do it.

Laura: Really? Harold…?

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4

Harold: Yes, Laura, what is it, old bean?

Laura: Oh! Nothing, I’ll make you a drink.(aside) It will be your last!

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5

Laura: (hands Harold a drink) Here you go. Bottoms up!

Harold: Thanks, old sausage! (takes a large swig) Aaaaaaargh!

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6

Harold keels over – dies.

Laura: A little concoction of mine – A very stiff drink – Gin with a side order of starch!

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7

A man enters the scene

Man: You called for a doctor?

Laura: No!

Man: I came anyway. Is this the stiff?

Laura: Yes…

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8

Man: He’s dead!

Laura: You ‘are’ a doctor!

Man: I know! I went to Doctoring School for an absolute age. It was Hell!

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9

Laura: What are we to do?

Man: I think that we should call another doctor.

Laura: Protocol?

Man: Yes! Dr. Protocol!

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10

Another man arrives

2nd Man: You called?

Man: We did.

2nd Man: I am here. Is this the stiff?

Man: No, that’s Laura!

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see #dialogueforaplay (11-20) and further episodes – thank you G:)