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The Timothy Vyle Show

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A spoof of one of the most controversial talk shows on British Television. There are 7 sets of guests whose stories include: Can a 10 year girl really be a 90 year old grandmother who vanished in the Bermuda Triangle? What are the effects of biscuit abuse on a struggling single mother’s family? Is there a sinister explanation for how an amateur magician is making his assistants disappear? And who is the mysterious Mexican who connects all of these stories? The twist at the end will shock the nation!

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SKU: flp94 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 1932

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

Full Length Play

Duration (mins)

100

Male Cast

12

Female Cast

13

Total Cast

31

Synopsis

A spoof of one of the most controversial talk shows on British Television. There are 7 sets of guests whose stories include: Can a 10 year girl really be a 90 year old grandmother who vanished in the Bermuda Triangle? What are the effects of biscuit abuse on a struggling single mother’s family? Is there a sinister explanation for how an amateur magician is making his assistants disappear? And who is the mysterious Mexican who connects all of these stories? The twist at the end will shock the nation!

Cast

TIMOTHY VYLE/RODRIGUEZ DIABLO
Age 40-50. Confident/arrogant self-righteous host of the show. In the final scene Timothy’s true identity is
revealed – Rodriguez Diablo.
STEVE
Age 20s. Loud-mouthed yob.
LUKE
Age 30-40. Partner to Kirsty. Wrongly assumed father of 4 very Scottish children. Meek and a bit dim.
HAMISH
Scottish boy age 13. Has ginger hair and wears a kilt.
ANGUS
Scottish boy age 6. (Non-speaking optional character). Has ginger hair and wears a kilt.
MICHAEL
Age30-40. Sterotypical hard Scottish man.The real father to Luke’s 4 children. Dressed in a kilt and plays
bagpipes. Ginger hair and beard.
SEAN
Age 17. Stroppy teenager.
MATTHEW
Age 20-30. Posh, snobby banker type.
PETER
Age 60-80. Miserable Brummie with a very strong incoherent accent.
CRAIG/LIAM
Age 20-30. Craig is a cheeky scouser, who disguises himself as Liam, a well-spoken well-educated gorilla.
BERNARD
Age 70-80. Pompous and boring war hero.
DAVID
Age 30-40. Nerdy pathetic magician wannabe, ‘The Great Magnifico.’
OR 6 M WITH DOUBLING-UP
STEVE/DAVID
LUKE/PETER/BERNARD
HAMISH/SEAN
MICHAEL/MATTHEW/CRAIG
NO ANGUS

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1 review for The Timothy Vyle Show

  1. Steve Davies

    Summary Performance History
    4xPerformances 17-18th May 2014 by ‘The New Cliffside Players’ in Wellingore, Lincolnshire

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