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    by Phil Mansell


Drama Play Script: 'Bats' by Phil Mansell


In a quiet cul-de-sac a couple find their nice, quiet orderly lives disturbed by an infestation of bats. A string of people turn up and are mistaken for the bat exterminator.

When he finally does turn up, his work is interrupted by a birthday stripper-gram, and by the time he gets down to business, it looks like it might be too late... 


45 mins approx


(3m, 3f)

  • Peter - married to Helen
  • Helen - married to Peter
  • Ann - a peripatetic cosmetic seller
  • Mike - a pest control officer
  • Brian - a religious zealot
  • Stella - a stripper-gram
The characters' ages are very flexible, and can be anywhere between 30-60, with the exception of Stella who is aged 20-35.


  • Preview E-Script (Bats)
    £0.00 Preview E-Script (Bats)
    A free preview script containing a significant part of the full script and provided as a pdf file sized for A4 paper.
  • E-Script (Bats)
    £3.50 E-Script (Bats)
    The full script provided as a pdf file for A4 size paper. You have a maximum of three attempts to download the file which will expire after 30 days. You are licensed to print this once for your personal use. If you want to...
  • Printed Script (Bats)
    £6.05 Printed Script (Bats)
    A printed script provided as an A5 paperback acting edition. You are licensed to use this for your personal use. If you want to make multiple copies for use at rehearsals, a Script Copying Licence is required in addition...
  • Script Copying Licence (Bats)
    £17.99 Script Copying Licence (Bats)
    If you've bought an e-script or a printed script, this licence permits you to make copies of it for rehearsal use.  PLEASE NOTE: The licence will be e-mailed to you as an A4 pdf file - it is not instantly downloadable...
  • Royalty Quotation Form
    £0.00 Royalty Quotation Form
    The rights to perform and record for all the titles in our catalogue (with exceptions) are managed by Stagescripts Ltd. A royalty fee must be paid: whether the play is presented for charity or for...