10by10 Omar by Maurice Bessman
Omar by Maurice Bessman Starring: O-T Fagbenle
Maurice Bessman has written extensively for television, including Brookside, Casualty, Holby and Hollyoaks. He has also penned original plays and series for BBC Radio 4. Plays for stage include the award winning Cleo, A Little Pinch of Chilli, Terriers and The Liverpool Boat, which was co-written with the Olivier award winning Irish playwright Marie Jones. Latterly he has written film screenplays and his first feature Small Axe is currently in development.
Omar is young, good looking and in love. The ‘player’ has been tamed and is engaged to beautiful Belle. He travels to Amsterdam for his own stag weekend. As he stands on a quiet back street having his first ‘smoke’ a series of events begin that will leave Omar brutalised and fighting for his sanity. Is this real or is this a nightmare?