The Decoy by Moses Ssebandeke | Script Revolution

The Decoy

A struggling Actor's life is turned upside down when he is hired to be the body double for an eccentric African President. He quickly gets caught up in an international crisis.



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When Nelson, a struggling Black actor, is publicly dumped by his girlfriend, he is devastated and embarrassed when it goes viral. An unexpected invitation from the ambassador of an African country to play the body double of the country’s relatively new president. Little does he know he is about to get caught up in a political mishap

Submitted: April 15, 2021
Last Updated: May 6, 2021

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The Writer: Moses Ssebandeke

Born in Kampala Uganda and raised in the UK Moses graduated with a postgraduate diploma in Writing and producing comedy from the BAFTA-winning National Film and Television School. A course that is sponsored by Channel 4 and Netflix. He has also had two short plays staged at the Laurence Oliver winning theatre 503 in south London. Moses just directed a Lockdown feature that is out now. Go to bio

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