Work in Development
Full-Length play, developed at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
1985. East Germany. A disintegrating society begins its final era. As the feared State Security tightens its grip on the nation, the Satellite continues to plummet to Earth.
2020. In a reunified Germany, while the wallpaper has been changed, the cracks in the plaster underneath are deeper than ever.
Written during the 30th year of German reunification,
Orbital Decay is a play about barriers and walls, the deep-rooted effects of trauma and how a romanticized past can shape our present
Extracts of Orbital Decay were performed at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School as part of Writer's Bloc [June 2020]
Writer Dan Scott
Director Laura Hensley
Stage Manager Caitlin Ravenscroft
Technical Support Scarlett Cash-Archer with Joel Williams
Performed by Katie Dorman, Issam Al Ghussain, Charles Hall, James Jip, Jake Kenny-Byrne, Theo Spofforth and Tessa Wong
This extract can be viewed below:
Currently in development with Wild Owls Theatre, dir. Laura Hensley
A production of What Remains was produced by Watch This Theatre Company at the University of Birmingham in March 2018.
The company was as follows:
Writer/Co-Director Dan Scott
Co-Director Rebecca Vernon
Producer Thomas Kershaw-Green
Asst. Producer Charlotte Smith
Performed by Jamie Tomkinson and Jessica Terry
Photography Thomas Kershaw-Green
“You could take two people every two square miles of the UK.
Make them flip a coin.
And then watch the unthinkable happen.
Watch what happens.”