Forthcoming Staged Script Book – News
A book featuring the scripts of Staged, the comedy series starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, is expected to be released.
Simon Evans and Phin Glynn, the creators of the format, have compiled Completely staged, described as “the full picture scripts of the hit TV show on Lockdown”.
It is expected to be published through Unbound, the book-based crowdfunding platform. When 100% of the funding has been reached, copies will be printed for those who supported the project.
Editors say, “Unbound is delighted to present Completely staged, the official companion of the show, containing the full script text from Staged writer and director Simon Evans and co-creator Phin Glynn. With a foreword by writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, this beautiful hardback is packed with over 100 images (many never seen before) – from photographs, screenshots and illustrations to the sheet music pages and advice on the way to draw a-pineapple-David-Tennant-style – with the exclusive notes from the director of Simon Evans. The book was compiled and edited by Staged co-producers Victor Glynn and Sophie Goldsworthy. “
An example page revealed on Unbound shows important annotations:
The e-book can be had for £ 10, while a signed first edition of the 384-page hardback is priced at £ 35. Other rewards on offer include t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, a case edition, posters, and the chance to attend an online acting master class led by Simon Evans. All details can be viewed via Unbound
Staged, which also stars Georgia Tennant and Anna Lundberg, launched in June 2020 in response to the coronavirus lockdown. The second eight-part series followed in January 2021. All 14 episodes were released on DVD on Monday.
Earlier today, it was revealed that Staged had been nominated for Best Comedy at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, with Tennant also shorting for Best Actor. Meanwhile, last month at the Comedy.co.uk Awards, the show was voted by comedy fans as the best new TV sitcom of 2020. Below is the acceptance video that Tennant and Sheen have. filmed :
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