In line with government advice, we have decided to close the ABR office for the time being - but all of us will be working from home and will be available on the phone and on email to continue to provide any support you might need during office hours. Please continue to call the office number as normal.
This is a difficult time for everyone in the entertainment business, particularly for those working in the freelance sector. We will just have to hope that this will pass quickly and that we can return to normality soon.
In the meantime, why not read some of our scripts?
When retired miner Don and former private school teacher Carol meet in a graveyard, they could never have imagined how their lives would merge. An innocent coffee leads to a bike ride through the Yorkshire dales, which in turn leads to a tandem ride across Europe to Florence. All seems set for a budding romance, but the date is June 23rd 2016, and Don and Carol are on the opposite...
Sheila's Island is a new comedy written by Tim Firth, and is a fresh take on his hit play Neville's Island. Directed by Joanna Read and starring Judy Flynn as Sheila, the play runs from 21st to 30th May at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, and will then tour the UK.
Bonfire night 2019 and Sheila, Denise, Julie, and Fay are Team C in Pennine Mineral Water Ltd.’s annual outward bound team-building weekend. Somehow, Marketing Manager Sheila has been nominated team leader, and, using her cryptic crossword solving skills, has unwittingly stranded her team on an island in the Lake District.
As the mobile batteries die, and cold and hunger take over, our intrepid heroines find themselves called on to manufacture escape routes using cable ties and spatulas, and create a rescue flag with plastic plates and a toasting fork.
Is it possible to build an adequate night shelter with a prom dress and a sleeveless jumper?
Is there an I in Team? And do endless verses of Kumbaya really kee...
Mick and Dennis have seen it all and done it all. From airport runs, taking pets to the vet, and delivering babies, it’s all in a day’s work for the local taxi firm. But with Uber on the block Mick and Dennis’ jobs are under threat.
Hop in as these Northern powerhouses fight to survive. The meter is running in this hilarious new comedy by John Godber.
When Argyll landowner Mrs Puntila is drunk, she's a generous and kind-hearted boss who convinces everyone they can have a bright future under her wing. When she's sober, she's a cruel and greedy tyrant. Behind the scenes, her shrewd chauffeur Matti irons out her drunken mishaps while pursuing a hopeless romance with her already-spoken-for daughter Eva.
Brecht’s classic master and servant comedy is given a gender-switched adaptation by award-winning novelist and playwright Denise Mina (The Detective Alex Morrow, Garnethill and Paddy Meehan series).