Blind Date

  • By Noel Davila
  • 08-Jul-2022
  • Comedy, Romance, Dining Room, Restaurant, Two Pages


Maranda is nervously waiting for her blind date John whilst chatting to her friend Beth, who reminds her to keep an open mind.

Maranda has to pull out all the stops to comply when she finally meets the real John.


Female Characters
Male Characters
Intimacy / Contact
Character Descriptions
Originally written with both in mid 20s to mid 30s but could be any gender mix and any age really. Conservative costumes, nothing too fancy.


No. of Locations
Location Description
A booth or table in a restaurant, or somewhere like a dining room that could be dressed as such.
Props Required
One fancy sock puppet, one long sock, mobile phone

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How much?!
1. Cheap as Chips  
2. Help Required
3. Deep Pockets


Here are the comments from our panel of screenwriter professionals about this script.

Blind dates are a staple of short film, so it can be difficult to find a new take, yet this funny and poignant short script really nails it. BLIND DATE is a sweet story that’s memorable and has an important subtext: we all CAN find the right person who sees us for who we truly are.

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