Tim Marks
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"Raises important, powerful issues, and holds them up to scrutiny."


"There was this guy on Billy's job, same age as me. He's got a wife, kids, place of his own! We were talking and he asked me where I lived. I was almost ashamed to answer him! I look at meself in the mirror and I think, 'What bird in her right mind would go with you?'"

 

locating the plant | pearldivers | eve's barette | the judas ballot | the cleric | the naz

the english crew | the tradition

Excerpts

Plays

  • from Locating the Plant - Kieran realizes that the "easy lay" he's been getting might be a bit more complicated than he thought.
  • from Pearldivers - Brucie drops by with important news, but the Prof's untimely suicide raises bigger issues for the squatters.
  • from Eve's Barette - Eve finds out the truth about how she has been betrayed.
  • from The Judas Ballot - Susan describes her wedding, to a mix of sympathy and anger.
  • from The Cleric - Father Sean meets his latest captors: the American government.
  • from The Naz - Robert Gomez tries to justify spying on his old schoolmates.

Screenplays

  • from The English Crew - Pickford confronts Alice about an escaped prisoner, but Alice proves more than he can handle.
  • from The Tradition - A routine questioning turns into something much more dangerous.

Excerpts may contain strong language or violence. All excerpts ©1993-2004 Tim Marks.