Elizabeth Blandford | Script Revolution
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Elizabeth Blandford

I joined Script Revolution in December 2020 with my first completed script, The Witter Merchants.  I wrote it in longhand after reading as much about the period as I could . That was so much fun that I followed up, at intervals, with five more scripts, thankfully, by then, done on computer. I'm not technically minded and struggle with posters, laurels and the odd baffling malfunction. I have my patient and long suffering husband to thank for undoing my many gaffes. 

When not writing my own fiction I've been re-watching Mad Men. Despite all the era authentic boozing, smoking and tomcattin', what a brilliant series. Back then, ads, typewritten and hand-drawn were more interesting, varied and catchy. Now, watching the show on Freevee, there seem to be only three ads that play the same clip ad nauseum. One for a pickup, one for allergy medicine and a preview of another of their shows.  

My latest endeavor, Womb Stone, is a stage play in four acts.This is my first attempt doing a play. So I apologize in advance, if the formatting is not quite regulation.

 

Scripts By Elizabeth

The Witter Merchants
Shakespeare and Rowley must plead their case before the King. If they fail, they will hang. "Our accusers bear false wittering against us. But we are the Witter Merchants. We can and must outwitter them."
Feature Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, History For sale 119pp
7 readers love this script
Sunflowers for Pope Francis Short Version
Traditionally, on his birthday, Pope Francis hosts a breakfast for the homeless. He is delighted when a young orphan boy attending the breakfast gives him a bunch of his favorite Sunflowers.
Short Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi For sale 63pp
4 readers love this script
The Witter Merchants (long version)
In 1598, The Players arm themselves and keep watch as The Theatre is demolished. They expect trouble from the landowner. Shakespeare, however, arms himself with money. For as he says, "money is a good soldier."
Feature Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History For sale 139pp
4 readers love this script
IL Papa's Plight
Pope Francis, accompanied by an orphan, a miniature horse and a cat takes an unscheduled flight into space.
Short Family For sale 13pp
3 readers love this script
Notes from a Best Kept Village
A reclusive composer must confront his scheming sister and her dishonest friend in order to save his sanctuary and his sanity.
Feature Drama, Family, Music, Romance For sale 109pp
3 readers love this script
Big Day in L A
Things look up for Troy, a down at heel tour guide, when he earns big bucks taking some VIPs and foreign Heads of State on a madcap adventure in L A.
Short Comedy For sale 54pp
3 readers love this script
Sunflowers for Pope Francis
Given sunflowers at breakfast time, a flight into space at lunch time and a picnic at an orphanage/animal sanctuary at tea time makes for a jam-packed, whirlwind of a birthday for the Pope.
Feature Family For sale 82pp
3 readers love this script
Trivial Pursuits
Four of the World's most powerful Leaders play hooky, throw off the traces, let their hair down and kick up their heels, but appearances can be deceptive with more than one twist to this tale.
Feature Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music For sale 68pp
3 readers love this script
Toasted
"The best laid schemes of Mice and Men..." Two bodies, one shot, one electrocuted. One clue.
Short Crime, Film-Noir For sale 6pp
3 readers love this script
The Witter Merchants - Winter Sequence. example of work.
Shakespeare and Kempe are actors, aka "Witter Merchants". As Mentors, they teach horse wrangler turned apprentice, 14 year old Rowley, how to clown, act, write plays and sonnets and witter himself out of trouble.
Feature History For sale 5pp
2 readers love this script

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