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1st Person Singular Files

1st Person Singular Files

By Peter Halpin
A series of stand-alone comedy monologues. Written and performed by comedy performer and scriptwriter, Peter Halpin.

To suggest characters, storylines or locations you'd like to be used in future episodes, email me at:
peter@peterhalpin.co.uk
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Cutting The Grass
Decent, hard-working town park gardener Dale experiences the full force of the butterfly effect. Not a typhoon, but a whirlwind turn of events from one silly drunken escapade. He's not the person he once was... and he's not the only one. A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
14:32
April 27, 2021
Picking Up The Pieces
A fall from grace can mean landing with an almighty bang. Tommy has gone from being on the box to filling the bins, and when he recalls an article in a magazine at the turning point of his fortunes, it leads him to make drastic decisions.  A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. Many thanks to Emma for writing in with her suggestions of the character's occupation and story location. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
12:05
April 20, 2021
Can't Put My Finger On It
Love is electric and revenge is shocking. When childhood sweethearts Iain and Catherine are driven apart as part of a feud between their mothers, Iain takes it upon himself to make sure nobody can stop sparks flying between them now that she's back in town. A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. Music by Liosound
16:28
April 13, 2021
Talk Of The Town
Reputation is everything. At least that's what Jeremy has always thought. Now a widower, he's even more concerned he'll get branded with that tag as word gets round he's sad and lonely. A chance meeting and an unexpected misunderstanding with a senior local gives Jeremy what he sees as an ideal opportunity to lose the label and be the talk of the town... but is it really what he wants?
14:38
March 30, 2021
Candles
The party has come to a close, the chaos has died down and the previously pristine house is a mess. Andy assesses the aftermath of his son's 5th birthday party, recalling memories of his own childhood birthday parties and reflecting on the one that's now turning him to the whiskey.  A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
09:46
March 23, 2021
Pick-up Lines
As the lyrics of Baz Luhrmann's song 'Sunscreen' say, "advice is a form of nostalgia". For Nicholas, his Dad's dating advice is more notorious than nostalgic, and he's determined not to turn out like his neanderthal Father. A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
07:30
March 22, 2021
Fall of Wicket
Not everyone is cut out for karma. After reading an article in the newspaper, Henry Willock recalls moments of his school days and a particular teacher, Mr Granger. A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
07:44
March 22, 2021
Letting Off Steam
Manners don't cost anything, they say. Delivery driver Simon pulls over for a break during his rounds and recalls some of his customers foibles and failings, delivering more than you might expect... A comedy monologue, written and performed by Peter Halpin. SFX from Zapsplat.com Music by Liosound
12:31
March 22, 2021