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Drama Soap Opera

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Introduction

Drama Soap Opera Intro - Our soap opera is called "Selby Walk", named after a nearby park situated near the street where our soap is filmed. It's set in a city suburb. The first scene of the soap contains three characters. Their names are Dave Hudson who assumes the role of a cabby driver, Mark Hayes who is a family businessman and Rob Kallis- a shady drug dealer operating in the area. The cabby driver, Dave, is modelled as a chatty person in his early 40's. At times, he's also the street gossip. He's a pretty likeable personality. Mark Hayes is a businessman in his late 30's. Although he occupies the spotlight longer than his fair share, he is a family man and laden with responsibilities, so he keeps himself to himself. ...read more.

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He is driving Mark to an area where Rob Kallis' dealings are rife. The camera is continuously jumping from catching the reaction of one actor to the other. Before the dialogue starts, the camera swivels from looking at the road to the driver. This starts the scene off. However, the scene does not begin from when the journey begins. We catch it in the middle. Mark: It's just here- on the left Dave: Are you sure, mate? Mark: Yes. That's what I said. Dave: Yeah. Yeah you did. (pause). Just didn't think a high-roller like you would be hanging around these parts of town. Mark: Just a bit of business. Dave: Another dodgy deal, is it? [Narrator]: The camera takes a close-shot of Mark's shifty look. Dave: (jokingly) All you businessmen seem to be bent these days! ...read more.

Conclusion

Mark walks up the footpath and up to a door. He rings the doorbell, but nobody answers. However, he finds the door unlocked and walks in. Dave watches this carefully, with a suspecting look on his face. Mark: Rob, I've got the stash. Come out. Rob: There you are. You've got it, have you? [Narrator]: They walk into the living room. Rob: Let's see it then! [Narrator]: Mark removes a small packet of cocaine from his coat and shows Rob. Rob: That looks awful good, man. It better be pure. Mark: Its just like we agreed, Rob. No tricks. Now (pause) show my money. [Narrator]: Rob smirks at Mark, then walks over to a table drawer and removes a wad of cash. However, the exchange takes place in front of window, but its curtains are not full drawn and the taxi drive sees a glimpse of the deal. The camera captures a shocked reaction, close-up. ...read more.

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