Dillon Colthart 

Writer [for Stage and Broadcast Media] and Event Producer.

This is my portfolio of work.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Alumni.

MetFilm School (MA Screenwriting) Alumni.

 

Click the buttons to watch, read, and experience my work.

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2021

CUL-DE-SAC

TV Limited Series - Thriller - 4x60 - 55 Pages

1st Draft Available

Logline: The reputation of a picturesque suburban community is compromised when the infant daughter of a ‘perfect’ family goes missing without a trace, reopening a cold case, and placing their new satanist neighbour as the lead suspect.

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2021

RED CLOVER

Feature Film - Occult Horror - 90 Pages

1st Draft Available

Logline: Ailsa’s desire for pregnancy takes a dark turn when she realises that she must succumb to the temptations of a satanic cult in order to fulfil her destiny and carry her families legacy.

2021

DIRTY MARTINI

Short Film - Thriller (10 MINS)

1st Draft Available

Logline: Jayden’s infatuation with quick-fix sex takes a turn when he finds out that his latest hookup has been stalking him for months.

2021

VIRG*N SL*T

Short Film - Horror (10 MINS)

1st Draft Available

Logline: Becky creates a societally influenced monster as her birthday wish, because you can’t win either way.

2021

MARWICK PLACE

TV Series (8x60mins) - Limited Series - Horror

Pilot Episode - 2nd Draft Available

Logline: Ford and his high school clique are contractually obligated to participate in an annual ritual at the mercy of a demonic spirit upon the anniversary of his brother’s suicide.

2020

AFTER/HOURS

"You're too fat to be gay". After/Hours responds to the often times toxic intersection of being fat and gay. Body image within the LGBTQ+ community is something many are afraid to talk about. So, let's be blunt about it. Change the conversation.

A short film by Dillon Colthart

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2020

THE TOON

In collaboration with Oasis Youth Centre and Dumfries & Galloway Council, this promenade theatre commission focuses on social and economic issues surrounding young people.

Postponed due to COVID-19. When the scripts are complete, they will be posted below.

POSTPONED
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2019

Intervention

Drag in the upside down.


Intervention is contemporary experimental drag theatre, which promotes the importance of self-love and awkward first encounters.

 

A journey of self-discovery, sexual tension, and liberation.

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2018

H.EX

Needing you, Wanting me.

Ben is discovering himself, whilst in the grips of somebody else.

A coming out story of seduction and sexualisation within the gay scene. Is he under a spell?

Short theatrical piece - read below.

Dancing in the Mist

2017

Suspending my desire

Derek is fresh meat on the scene.

Drug fuelled parties lead to an unusual connection in this Verbatim dramatisation of a city gay scene, told in five parts.

Presented at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Click Below to read extract.

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2017

life's a drag

Reflecting nineteen. An autobiographical exploration of being, leaving and loss.

Presented at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama & The Rosemary Branch Theatre in London.

Watch the piece performed, below.

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2017

UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION

My undergraduate dissertation:

"Queer and the Rural: An exploration of queerness, rurality and performance. Examining the power of queer performance, community and space within rural areas."

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2016

Drink, drugs, drag

A rural town, a drag queen and a bottle of Lambrini.

 

After being convinced that attitudes will change, Daniel goes on a night out in full drag, with deadly consequences.

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