Episode 10.3: Ping-Pong Zing-Zombie

Tuesday 6th October 2015 at Bristol Improv Theatre

To get custody of his son, Simpkins must prove to a judge that he is in a stable relationship and so takes Rita out on a fake date. He is completely unaware however that Rita has actual feelings for him until she leaps on him provocatively! After a night of passion, Simpkins’ icy exterior has warmed to Rita and the two are in a real, loving relationship!

Meanwhile, Harold wants to divorce Reg. Sazz begs him to give the relationship one last chance and so they go to visit Reg in hospital where is waiting for a blood transfusion. However, they arrive just as Reg, in his bitterness, has emailed a scandalously naked photo of Harold to the local newspaper! Across town, Constance is pinning for her dream family home with Big Dick Johnson but talk of commitment has Dick pinning for his old lover, Mo. Constance is sick with jealousy and so races to the hospital to find Mo about to give blood to Reg. Desperate not to be outshone, Constance opens her own veins and donates her own blood straight into Reg’s mouth! This intervention causes a strange zombie-like reaction in Reg and his senses are overtaken by the urge to rampage around Newtown! After pushing chairs over in Suzi’s bakery, he is finally subdued by the community.

Memorable Moments:
– A reoccurring scene of characters trying to mime playing ping-pong along to an unpredictable sound-effect.
– Rita giving in and leaping onto Simpkins, overwhelming him with kisses.
– Reg’s dramatic and violent zombie rampage as he tussles with Harold, Suzi and Sazz.How will Harold react when his naked photo appears in the local newspaper?
Has Rita managed to soften Simpkins’ cold heart?
Who does Big Dick Johnson want more – Constance or Mo?

Find out in Episode 4 of Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera.———————————————————————————————————————————–