'Countdown' by Oliver Drew Draft 2
Draft Two Comments... have YOUR say!
'Countdown' by Oliver Drew Draft 1
Draft One Producers Development Notes for the author
1. We really liked the ticking bomb. Nothing adds tension to a situation like a countdown. We need to come into this script believing they have been there for two hours plus. These characters are
already bonded. They have been through it. The next two minutes should be run in real time and be the emotional high point of their experience. As such, review the dialogue and see if this is
2. We felt that it would be more likely that the blind woman was panicing – the bomb expert having been trained for these situations. Perhaps he calms her down with the kiss rather than the way it is currently?
3. It was the right decision to end on the wire being cut – we don’t know which one has been cut. Keep the ending.
Have your say, what do you think?