MISTER HISLOP’S DATING AGENCY – FUNNY GHOST STORY SCRIPT
Four people (two men and two women) meet in a room with an eerie atmosphere, which is part of a derelict house. They were previously unknown to each other, and are there as a result of a meeting arranged by the Hislop Dating Agency. Their uneasiness in being there is suddenly compounded into stark terror! They try to get out of the house, but find that they are locked in. They are confronted by the truth – The Hislop dating Agency is for DEAD PEOPLE ONLY. Any hopeful doubts they had over being ghosts are eventually toppled when they get involved with a BBC producer and his assistant, who are searching for a ghost-like property for an episode of the Doctor Who series.
What happens next?
Author: Tom Baines
Genre: Funny ghost story script
Type: Two act play
Cast: Nine 5M 4F
Ages of the actors: Adult – mid twenties to forties
Suitable for: All ages
Length: 80-90 minutes
Set: A sparsely furnished room that includes a long full-length mirror (in a swing frame or wall mounted) – also, a plain light upright chair. … The room requires to have a slight eerie aspect about it – perhaps brought about by the décor and lighting.
Level of Difficulty: 8/10 mixing ghost story tension with comedic build up
Cost is $7 for this Editor’s Choice script
© September 2014 Tom Baines and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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