Poems

Michelle Hughes INT. MEDIA CITY. HIGH CLASS RESTAURANT/DINER. DAY. STACEY sits at a small table next to a window overlooking an empty carpark. She catches a glimpse of her reflection in the glass pane and messes with her hair. A WAITRESS approaches the table expectantly. STACEY Erm… just a coffee. Please. WAITRESS Of course madam, […]

Langworthy Estate

Michelle Hughes 1.EXT. MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE. LATE FRIDAY EVENING/ SATURDAY MORNING. A blizzard. A 1980’s Nissan drives erratically at breakneck speed through the centre of the city. NICOLA HUNT (twenties), frantic behind the wheel, speeds continually through a series of red traffic lights. Ravers and drunken revellers pour out of pubs and clubs, blurring with […]

Idle Hands

Michelle Hughes SCENE ONE INTRO: MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE. SATURDAY NIGHT/ SUNDAY MORNING, 2AM. SFX RAVE/DANCE MUSIC THUMPS LOUDLY. CROSSFADES TO BUSY TRAFFIC, POLICE SIRENS, POLICE CAR RADIOS. INT. POLICE STATION. SFX FOOTSTEPS, CELL DOOR SLAMMING SHUT, KEYS LOCKING. INT. POLICE STATION CELL. ANGELA (25), IS SITTING SMOKING A CIGARETTE. ANGELA/ NARRATOR: (V/O) Everybody does it. […]