The End Is Nigh by Nick Padmore | Script Revolution

The End Is Nigh



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A couple try to save their failing marriage by hiring clones of themselves as babysitters.

A dystopian thriller in the Black Mirror style.
Winner of the IMIS ‘Out Loud’ short screenplay competition.


Production notes:

- There are two main actors, both adults, and one child with a small role
- We'd need to use twins or some fancy editing for their clones
- Two locations: a house and a restaurant

Submitted: April 18, 2020
Last Updated: April 19, 2020

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The Writer: Nick Padmore

By day I'm creative director in a London branding agency, writing video scripts and ads for big businesses. By night (and on the weekend) I write screenplays. Features, mostly, but also TV pilots, shorts and a couple of monologues. I'm obsessive about realistic, bouncy dialogue. I'll go to extreme lengths to avoid exposition. And I've got one hell of a soft spot for a twist. **Page International Screenwriting Awards Quarterfinalist 2020** **Scriptapalooza Semifinalist 2020** **Scriptation Showcase Quarterfinalist 2020** Go to bio

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