'A fun play...wonderfully watchable' ROCO DRAMATIC SOCIETY
THREE NIL DOWN AT HALF TIME (2007) is a 25 minute one act play with 16 characters (10F, 4M, 2M/F) that tells the story of a girls’ football team who are on a long losing streak - until a half time bet leads to a change of management! It's been performed by various schools, youth theatres and community theatres all over the world (26 productions to date).
A Gaelic translation of the play won the All Ireland Gaelic Language Schools Drama Festival in Dublin in 2007 (where it premiered). It also won the NODA award for Best Youth Production at the 2013 Hunstanton Drama Festival.
The play was most recently performed by Medway Little Theatre on 6 & 7 March 2020. It has been translated into French and American English! The most recent performance of the French translation was by an international school in Cambodia in June 2018.
THREE NIL DOWN AT HALF TIME can be read and purchased here. The French translation MENEE TROIS ZERO A LA MI-TEMPS can be read and purchased here.