This is a dark, intense story about an alcoholic man who has to face a visit to his doctor and shows how he deals with the outcome of the news he receives.
Set in just one room at the start and end of a single day, his path from functioning alcoholic to suicidal desperado is certainly one that any actor would love to get their teeth into.
It has been written for a male actor but could be easily adapted for a female.
You will need some minor props, great foley and clever use of lighting to really bring this to life.
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Here are the comments from our panel of screenwriter professionals about this script.
Not for the faint-hearted, BEING POSITIVE subverts our expectations from the offset. Its title belies the story’s serious nature, yet the plot still leaves enough open to interpretation. That ending is a real gut punch, especially as we’re not 100% sure of the reason why – something too often reflected in reality. Authentic and real.
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