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The Flying Star

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The closure of a miniature railway seems imminent since a local tycoon has plans to redevelop the area. The volunteers running the railway vote unanimously to protect their railway and The Flying Star locomotive by murdering the tycoon.

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SKU: oap046 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 2020

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

One Act

Duration (mins)

45

Male Cast

7

Female Cast

2

Voice

0

Total Cast

9

Synopsis

The closure of a miniature railway seems imminent since a local tycoon has plans to redevelop the area. The volunteers running the railway vote unanimously to protect their railway and The Flying Star locomotive by murdering the tycoon.

Cast

PETER :

‘Drifter’ in his 30s trying to come to terms with the tragic loss of his father and the break up of his marriage.

ARTHUR:

Early 70s and the intellectual and pompous ‘leader’ of the railway volunteers

TOM:

In poor health and desperate to maintain and restore the railway (in his 70s).

EDDIE:

In his 70s and has a troubled relationship with his daughter, Marilyn.

MARILYN:

In her early 30s and has a romantic interest in Peter.

DAVE:

Tom’s son (Jack-The-Lad character) who owns a scrap yard and is secretly restoring the line to Loxley He is anxious to make amends with his father. (In his 30s).

COLIN:

In his 70s, but behaves much like a young child, following an accident at work. Alternatively, he could be a younger person with learning difficulties.

WENDY:

Artist in her spare time. She is a police officer who falls in love with Dave. (In her 30s)

VIC:

Ruthless tycoon who plans to redevelop the resort (In his 40s).

Sample

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