Memory Junk – A Picture of the Future, Post Covid – Award Winning Science fiction drama

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In this funny and tender short one-act play by Neil Sharman, we are offered a look at how technology and Covid-19 has impacted a middle- aged couple. They have settled in their London home and stuck it out through the years. Their increased proximity, and the unrelenting demands for keeping up with technology is taking its toll. In a world that didn’t quite go back to normal post-Covid everyone is still separated and a digital handshake is all anyone is willing to risk. However, a proposition from a friend in big tech has them both thinking about the past, and the parts they may want to keep…and what parts of themselves they might delete. Permanently. Or even sell….. A science fiction drama with a ‘Black Mirror’ feel.

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MEMORY JUNK, A PICTURE OF THE FUTURE, POST COVID – SCIENCE FICTION DRAMA

In this funny and tender short one-act play by Neil Sharman, we are offered a look at how technology and Covid-19 has impacted a middle- aged couple. They have settled in their London home and stuck it out through the years. Their increased proximity, and the unrelenting demands for keeping up with technology is taking its toll. In a world that didn’t quite go back to normal post-Covid everyone is still separated and a digital handshake is all anyone is willing to risk. However, a proposition from a friend in big tech has them both thinking about the past, and the parts they may want to keep…and what parts of themselves they might delete. Permanently. Or even sell….. A science fiction drama with a ‘Black Mirror’ feel.

Memory Junk was written for Greenwich Theatre’s short play writing competition, during lockdown. It was the first winning play selected and they produced a reading of it. It can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScWrPzW5wQA

Author: Neil Sharman

Type: One act play

Genre: Science Fiction Drama

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Middle aged couple living in London

Suitable for: All ages to watch and adults to perform

Length: 15 minutes

Set: A front room (Living room)

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – with any sci fi script, the actors need to portray real people in real lives to make it more believable

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Copyright © May 2021 Neil Sharman

Like this play? Other Covid based and Apocalyptic Based Plays you may enjoy:

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