Down To Earth by Thomas Murphy | Script Revolution

Down To Earth

Stan's daughter is getting hitched to a man who is literally out of this world.

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It is the semi near future. Mars has been colonised and off-worlders are frequent visitors to Earth. Stan's daughter, Samantha is getting married but Stan is not happy. He’s not too keen on Ravi, the groom who is an off-worlder. This a constant sore point between father and daughter. When Ravi turns up unexpectedly on Stan's doorstep just before the wedding it seems as if another problem has been thrown in the works. Can Stan sort out Ravi’s mother, who is having her own doubts about her son’s marriage?
This is part of the pilot for a comic-drama about family troubles off-world and on.

Submitted: April 19, 2018
Last Updated: April 19, 2018

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The Writer: Thomas Murphy

I'd like to say I don't like talking about myself. I'd like to say that but...anyway, I live in the UK, have been acting (under a different name) and taking menial jobs for most of my adult life. Occasionally the big time calls...then it shuts up for a long time and I involve myself in raising my kid, walking the dog and looking out the window wondering when the hell am I going to get round to washing the windows. I have been writing on and off for a while. I held down a fairly steady job at one time as books and films reviewer for a British teen magazine before it bit the dust as magazines are wont to do these days. I would love to have one of my pieces produced...( I was shortlisted ((or... Go to bio

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