Ned

Written by:

Sue Higgs

Cast Size:
14

Roles For:

  • Men: 5
  • Women: 9

Genre:

Comedy

Length:

30 min.

Year Written:

2012

Synopsis:

“Set in a local store in the year 1948, Ned is a comedy about a mysterious parcel that arrives at the post office for the local hermit. Word soon gets around about the parcel and the locals are mystified as to what it contains.  As Ned hasn’t left his home in 10 years, a crowd gathers in the store awaiting his arrival.” (From the Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre)

Characters:

STOREKEEPER (F)
YOUNG GRAN (F)
TELEPHONIST (F)
MAIL LADY (F)
NED PARSONS (M)
CONSTABLE (M)
DOCTOR (M)
TOM (M)
PAUL (M)
LITTLE MAGGIE (F)

MARGARET (F)

MILDRED (F)

BARBARA (F)

PAT (F)

First Produced:

2012, Eastern Shore Players at the Memory Lane Heritage Village Variety Show, Lake Charlotte, Nova Scotia

Resources:

For script inquiries, please contact: suehiggs@eastlink.ca. Additional information is available through the Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre online catalogue.

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