Posts tagged “murder

Closure

Posted on February 6, 2012

When Carl Swanson is called to a remote seaside house on the outskirts of Sydney to repair a woman’s computer, his emergency call turns into a nightmare as he comes face to face with a mother determined to exact revenge for the brutal murder of her child twenty years earlier. Is this a case of mistaken identity or has the woman unearthed the secrets of Swanson’s dark past? © Graham Walker 2012 * Photo courtesy of Flickr user yourdon

Screenplay Synopsis: Forbidden Love

Posted on February 6, 2012

This is a trilogy of television dramas that explore the theme of forbidden love. They revolve around a glass factory in the North West of England and the lives of the key protagonists, Eddie, John and Stan are intertwined. Eddie’s story Eddie Vincent is the captain of a premier rugby league club, idolised by his fans. A local lad made good, he is everything they aspire to. Married, two young sons, a house in the suburbs, money in the bank, he is on the brink of making the Great Britain team. Eddie, however, holds a dark secret about his past sexuality that is about to rip his life and this small working class community apart. John’s story John Bradley is a young, white apprentice…

The London Dungeon

Posted on February 1, 2012

If you want to walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper, London’s most notorious serial killer, sit in Sweeny Todd’s infamous barber’s chair or face the hangman’s drop at Newgate Prison, then the London Dungeon is the place for you. Not for the squeamish or for those of a nervous disposition, you will travel back in time to a London teetering on the edge of collapse from disease, pestilence and man-made disasters. Watch as the Great Fire of London destroys the whole city in 1666 and the Black Death sweeps through the streets killing young and old alike. See the torturers at Newgate Prison demonstrate their skills in exacting confessions with an array of terrifying instruments, or watch the surgeons practicise their anatomical arts on corpses stolen from…

Arn-old

Posted on January 25, 2012

“You’re not coming anywhere near me with that thing!” screamed Grace, retreating behind the couch. “I’m warning you Bob. If you don’t take it outside this instance, I’ll never speak to you again.” Bob did hear her but he took no notice. They had been together almost 35 years and he had learnt that the best way to deal with Grace’s outbursts was to just ignore her. He pressed the remote control and stood back as the machine came to life “Good evening,” it said,  “I am pleased to make your acquaintance.” “Turn it off,” screamed Grace. “Turn it off or else…” Bob continued to ignore her and adjusted the volume. “For Christ’s sake, Grace, just get a hold of yourself. It’s not going…