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    by Phil Mansell

Comedic 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.

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