Chris Chelu Scripts
Chris Chelu is a script writer based in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and has for many years been active in drama both on the stage, and in front of the stage. He has a great deal of experience in amateur theatre, having directed 12 plays and 3 pantomimes, designed scenery, lighting and sound effects. He is now writing and directing his own work. All scripts below are available for performance in the UK. He has two more plays awaiting production, "Life on the Landing", set in the late 60s in a house of multiple occupation and " I, Uselus", a musical romp through ancient Rome.
"Frankenstein and Mirth" a pantomime
"The Field Day" ... a two act comedy set on a camp site.
"Sandcastles" ... a two act dark comedy set on a beach.
"Menu for Change" ... a two act play set in a sleazy cafe.
"Life on the Landing" ... a two act play for 6 characters. Set on the first floor landing of a house of multiple occupation. 85 minutes. It is 1969. Five 23 - 30+ year olds live in a house of multiple occupation. Rickie, unemployed graduate, and his faithful girlfriend, Carol, share one room, Sandy and Jules another. Rebecca, with hippy tendencies, lives in a third. Rickie decides to have an impromptu party to celebrate the first moon landing. Games are played and relationships are tested, against the backdrop of a faulty toilet which the landlord, Feltham, is reluctant to fix.
"I. Uselus" ... an adult pantomime. 15 speaking parts, including 5 small parts taken by chorus members. 90 minutes.
A musical romp through ancient Rome. Based on stock characters in historic Roman comedy, "I, Uselus" tells the story of Uselus, a slave, and his master, Amicus, son of a senator, and his unrequited love for his mother's slave Virgo. Assisted by two turncoat bodyguards of the senator, Cerberus, the 3 headed dog who guards the gates to the Underworld, abducts Virgo and takes her to Hades. Distraught in love, Amicus, with Uselus and friends, enters the Underworld to rescue her.
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