The Call Centre – comedy sketch about insurance call centre

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In this fifteen minute comedy sketch, a very nervous and not all that bright trainee is being put their their training to prepare them for the big world of declining insurance claims. In fact, there doesn’t actually seem to be a situation in which the superbudget insurance company does approve a claim, as an unsuspecting client is about to find out…

Read more about playwright Claire Linda Demmer. Other short comedy sketches by Claire.

Author: Claire Linda Demmer

Genre: Comedy sketch, comedy skit, short comedy play

Type: One act play, comedy sketch

Length: Fifteen minutes

Cast: Three, 1-3M, 1-2F as two of the roles can be played by either sex.

Ages of the actors: Adult

Suitable for: PG 12 (language, 1 sex reference)

Set: The stage is divided into two sections. One one side there is a desk with a chair behind it. On the desk is a telephone, a large file with a number of pages inside and a laptop. One the other side there is what remains of the caller’s home. It could be anything from a blank stage to some rubble lying around. The male caller needs a mobile (cell) phone.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – character driven piece


Art’s sake in Winter Park, FL, USA – 2019
Torquay Theatre Troupe, Australia – 2020
Francisco Center for the Performing Arts (Peggy Arnold-Hoobler), CO, USA – 2023

Watch the video of The Call Centre by the Torquay theatre Troupe, filmed during the covid 19 lockdown.

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Copyright ©February 2015 Claire Demmer and Off the Wall Play Publishers

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