This is awful. I've never written a script before. Oh well, here goes ...
SCENE 1 – INTRODUCTION
[all lights down so set cannot be seen, spotlight trained on AUTHOR who is standing in the centre of the stage]
Welcome to a completely pointless play. It’s so pointless that you’ll wonder, in the end, why I wrote it.
No, it’s not pointless. It’s got a point because it’s giving characters a chance to show their point of view for once. That’s worth something, isn’t it?
Of course, when our darling author started writing, she had no idea it was going to be like this. But she soon found out …
As I was saying, it’s a completely pointless play, that may possibly have a point. But I’d just like to introduce a few people.
This is Kate. She is sixteen, a regular tomboy. Remember her – she’s one of our main characters.
And then you have Ellie. She’s also pretty main, but she’s not quite so boyish. In fact, she’s had a few boyfriends over the years. But she says she’s grown out of that.
Grown out of what, I wonder.
And this is our Author. We don’t know her name – that’s one of the irritating things. But we bumped into her a while back, when everything that happened in our lives was just so cheesy and clichéd it was obvious it wasn’t real.
And that’s how all this started …