Dean Conrad

Screenplays

A number of Dean's drama screenplays have been picked up by producers. He used his experiences of "development hell" to inform some of his creative writing teaching at Hull University.

Below is a selection of scripts no longer under option - and so available once more...


 
IN WANT OF A WIFE
(120 min. period drama with a twist, for film or TV)
- Pride & Prejudice from the men's perspective
What do the men of Pride & Prejudice get up to during the long periods of time when they're not on the page? IN WANT OF A WIFE answers this question with an original plot which takes a sideways look at Jane Austen's classic novel.
  More details here.
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EDDIE'S DAY
(120 min. ensemble comedy drama for TV or film)
- A contemporary dark-comedy of coincidences
A dead body, An electrician, a hearse driver, bank-robbing sisters, and an elderly couple. But who did what to whom? Seemingly separate lives and deaths become intricately linked, as the same day is viewed from four perspectives.
  Contact Dean for details.
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CLEAR LAKE
(60 min. TV drama)
- The days leading to the death of Buddy Holly
Against the backdrop of the final three concerts, this drama examines the events surrounding Buddy Holly's final tour, questions the actions of his manager, and exposes many of the hidden truths about the tragic, untimely death of one of early rock 'n' roll's brightest stars.
  Contact Dean for details.
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