I’ve had fun during a quieter than usual week writing plays for the above.
#vpt is the brainchild of the Village Pub in Edinburgh and is being promoted by Thom Dibdin’s excellent
Annals of Edinburgh blog and the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company.
The competition is a tie in with Ian Rankin’s Dark Road that is showing at The Lyceum just now and the challenge is to write a crime play in 140 characters or less and enter it via Twitter.
On Friday night the winning entrants will have their plays performed on the Lyceum main stage before Dark Road opens.
I’ve put in a few myself and here are they.
Vote, for fun, not part of the competition, for the ones you like.
If you like any of them that is.
A You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!
B Will she be OK do you think?
A You ever seen a decapitee on Strictly?
high pitched barking
fripp, fripp, fripp (crickets)
ssssssssssss (warm water hits moist soil)
“Ah I was dying on that.”
3. Defenestration (Noun: The action of throwing someone or something out of a window.)
-What you talkin’ about?
-I’m not sure about this (moves)
4. Ham and eggs
-If we had some ham
-We could have ham and eggs
-If we had eggs
Bloody stupid idea in the Hootsmon the other day.
Some idiot said you could write thrillers in 140 characters
“Jeezus Christ. Fuckin’ Deid.”
That’s cos thur awe deid, ya fanny.
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