ORDER SCRIPTS & FEES
You can contact us by letter, phone or email. Please provide the following details:
Your club or society’s name
Your full postal address
The script you want and its author
The type of script, whether paper or electronic, and whether review or acting script(s)
The number of scripts you want
The script size, A4 large size or booklet size, you want. Paper scripts are normally in booklet form, but E-scripts may be either
Delivery is normally within three working days (paper scripts) or the next day (electronic scripts).
259 The Moorings
Tel. 01383 825737 or Mobile 07522 560354
Once you have booked a show, further details are required asap and in any case no later than four weeks prior to the opening night:
The number of performances
The dates of the performances
The name of the venue
The number of seats in your venue.
After initial contact we will send you an invoice for prepayment. Scripts will be posted/transmitted once this payment is received.
Cheques should be made payable to Spotlight Publications.
PayPal payments may be made to Spotlight Publications c/o email@example.com
Money transfers (BACS); bank details are as follows:
Name & address of bank: Bank of Scotland, 37 Albert Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6EF, UK.
Account Holder: Spotlight Publications
Account number: 00848800
Sort code: 80-17-86
1 – PAPER REVIEW SCRIPTS
Paper reading scripts for review are available for thirty days and are charged at a flat rate, as follows:
PANTOMIMES & FULL-LENGTH PLAYS - £3.00 per script
ONE-ACT PLAYS - £2.00 per script
After thirty days, the full cost of the script is payable, as follows:
PANTOMIMES & FULL-LENGTH PLAYS - £7.20 per script
ONE-ACT PLAYS - £4.90 per script
Please note that the above prices all include first-class postage. Customers please also note that paper scripts must not be photocopied. Full details on copyright are clearly printed on every script.
2 – ELECTRONIC REVIEW SCRIPTS
Electronic or E-scripts for review are priced £5.00 for pantomimes and full-length plays, and £2.50 for one-act plays, and clubs may read up to two scripts. If they then go ahead with a production this amount is deducted from the full cost. These E-scripts for review may be used to print one or two copies for review purposes only, and have a watermark on each page.
Please note that electronic review scripts are available on condition that a) if the company/club does not proceed with a production, the company/club agrees to delete the file and b) the company/ club agrees to pay the balance of the cost only if it does proceed with a production.
1 - PAPER SCRIPTS
Acting scripts can be purchased, as follows:
PANTOMIMES & FULL-LENGTH PLAYS - £6.00 per script, plus postage. A set of fifteen scripts (the minimum) costs £90.00 plus postage (from £5.65 to £8.90 depending on weight).
ONE- ACT PLAYS - £4.00 per script, plus postage
2 - ELECTRONIC SCRIPTS
PANTOMIMES & FULL-LENGTH PLAYS
An electronic master script costs £40, but if you have bought a review script, the cost of the E-script, £5, is deducted from the total. Once you have paid this amount, we will send you a full E-script, which is your licence to print as many copies as you like. The full E-script of course has no watermark.
An electronic master script costs £25, but if you have bought a review script, the cost of the E-script, £2.50, is deducted from the total. As above you can run off as many copies as you like.
ROYALTIES & PERFORMING LICENCES
PANTOMIMES AND FULL-LENGTH PLAYS – £50 per performance
ONE ACT PLAYS - £30.00 per performance
Once the decision to go ahead with a production is made, clubs must purchase a minimum set of paper scripts, that is, corresponding to the number of speaking parts in the cast, plus one, OR an electronic script. The minimum amount of paper scripts for a pantomime is fifteen.
A club cannot proceed with a production until royalties have been paid and a licence issued.