Perfect Timing

  • By Michael van Koetsveld
  • 13-Oct-2022
  • Drama, Thriller, Dining Room, Kitchen, End of the World, Two Pages, Trigger - Self Harm


Depression can push people to the very edge, but every cloud has a silver lining, even the end of the world. This two-header is intensely dark at the start and turns joyous by the end - something to get your teeth into.


Female Characters
Male Characters
Intimacy / Contact
No intimacy but touching when dancing.
Character Descriptions
Middle-aged husband and wife/partners but could be any combination who are definitely in a relationship. Probably would not work very well with young actors as they need to be realistically able to be co-habiting and responsible for bills etc.


No. of Locations
Location Description
A large kitchen with a dining table or an open plan kitchen/diner
Props Required
Photo, knife, sharpening steel, various letters and envelopes, vodka bottle

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

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