The Fringe Files

Underline (2013)

cover_underlineFor 2013, The Fringe Files showcased brand new psychological thriller Underline, written by Michael Starr and directed by Stuart Lyddon.

The Plot

A tale of three commuters roving an underground train carriage. A fable of three strangers, adhering to a series of events, leading to an encounter. One reality for three passengers, sharing an aligned journey, where not all is as it seems.

The Notes

For this production, The Fringe Files welcomed Andrew Meadows and Rozy Watson for the first time as a performer and hair / make-up artist respectively. Ian Tapner (tech), Gordon Watson (tech), Quintin Mitchell (performer), Adam Holland (performer) and Stuart Lyddon (director) all returned. Michael Starr (producer) and Jeff Haas (graphic illustrator) completed the line-up.

The Timetable

Rehearsals took place between June and September 2013 at The Bear Hotel (Wincanton) and The Nog Inn (Wincanton). Performance venues included The Bear Hotel (Wincanton) on September 29, 2013, Stanchester Academy (Stoke sub Hamdon) on October 10, 2013 & The Rhoda McGaw Theatre, as part of the Woking Drama Festival (October 12, 2013)

The Team

The following members were involved in this production:

Stuart Lyddon Director
Jeff Haas Graphic Illustrator
Gordon Watson Sound & Light Tech
Ian Tapner Props Master
Rozy Watson Hair / Make-up
Michael Starr Writer / Producer
Quintin Mitchell Performer
Adam Holland Performer
Andrew Meadows Performer

The Accolades

We are proud to have received the following award acknowledgements:

Gordon Watson nominated in ‘Best lighting’ category for production Underline, presented at the Woking Drama Festival. [2013] [nominated]
Gordon Watson nominated in ‘Best sound’ category for production Underline, presented at the Woking Drama Festival. [2013] [nominated]
Stuart Lyddon nominated in ‘Best direction’ category for production Underline, presented at the Woking Drama Festival. [2013] [nominated]
Stuart Lyddon nominated in ‘Technical excellence’ category for production Underline, presented at the Woking Drama Festival. [2013] [nominated]
Quintin Mitchell nominated in ‘Best male actor’ category for production Underline, presented at the Woking Drama Festival. [2013] [nominated]

The Script

This script is now available to digitally download for free. If you do perform this play, please do consider offering a token donation to the writer. Click here to visit the download page.