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Malcolm Needs

MALCOLM NEEDS  

Nationality:    USA
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First job was as a golf professional, started writing gags for Comedians, became a Commissioned writer for BBC light entertainment. First play "Strip Poker" produced 1998. Went on to write and Direct Feature films - Made the George Best tribute DVD that went to number one in the Xmas chArts and the "Wrap up warm" campaign DVD for Heather Mills McCartney that helped get China to ban the export of Cat and Dog fur.

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Manhattan Weekend         On Holiday         Pin Money         Strip Poker



Manhattan Weekend

Synopsis:
When Millie's husband runs off with a younger woman, her best friend takes her to on a New York shopping spree for the weekend. But was it a good idea? The two friends are soon embroiled in the police investigation of the murder of a woman, who's description matches that of the young woman Millie's husband ran away with and worse still, her husband cannot be found to prove her innocence.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
London    1999

Company:
Last Minit Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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On Holiday

Synopsis:
The true-life story of American singer Billie Holiday

Notes:
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1st Produced:
London    1999

Company:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical/Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  6            Other:  -

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Pin Money

Synopsis:
Muriel decides she needs to change her lifestyle before it's to late. So, at 44 gets a job much to the dismay of husband Dennis. The only employment she can get is selling goods at private parties. And it ain't Tupperware she's selling! Sandie, is the company representative who trains her, but Dennis worries that the tarty Sandie will lead Muriel astray as she tries to make a little bit of "Pin Money" for the family.

Notes:
Directed by June Brown

1st Produced:
London    1999

Company:
Last Minit Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Strip Poker

Synopsis:
Three suburban couples meet every Friday night to play Gin Rummy - One night they decide to change the game with disastrous results

Notes:
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1st Produced:
London    1998

Company:
Newpalm Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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