Quirky Voices Presents

BOGIES AND GHOULIES - Season Three - HIDE by Sarah Golding (10+)

October 29, 2021 Sarah Golding Season 3 Episode 1
Quirky Voices Presents
BOGIES AND GHOULIES - Season Three - HIDE by Sarah Golding (10+)
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A short horror story full of tension and ....horror for the BOGIES AND GHOULIES short season - Season three......by Sarah Golding

  • Tom, a young boy cannot get to sleep - he hears something...someone breathing in his bedroom late at night. His mum, trying to get her work done tries to comfort him. 


  • Tom convinces her to look for the 'monster'. 


  • What she finds will shock her to her very core.

    Inspired by the two sentence horror story - Daddy, theres a boy under my bed,


 I wrote this to scare the most....hardy and brave of horror loving souls to listen to. For the over tens - and parents/guardians/carers...do listen first - it might be...too...scary MWAHAHAHAHAAA

LISTEN
   IF
     YOU

       DAAAAARRRRRE!

All voices, music, editing and script by Sarah Golding - some sound effects from Freesound.org on Creative Commons licenses or made by Sarah!

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SFX ILL WIND

MUSIC - BOGEYS AND GHOUILIES theme

NARRATOR
BOGEYS AND GHOUILIES SEASON 3 - HIDE
BE WARNED
THSI STORY CONTAINS TENSION, PERIL AND THREAT OF DEATH AND SCARY, SCARY...GROWLING

SFX GROWLS

This story is only for children aged ten and up who are NOTY EASILY SCARED.

Or parents, guardians, carers, feel free to listen to your kids -
IF 
YOU 
DARE!

HIDE
By
Sarah Golding 
((based on the two sentence horror stories 'Daddy there’s a boy under my bed'.))

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CAST

TOM......     8 year old boy.....scared to go to sleep
TOM2....    8 year old boy.....scared to go to sleep 
MUM......  Warm but put-upon mum who just wants some peace of an evening.

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A family home. At night. Bedtime.
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SFX NIGHT TIME AMBIENCE, PERHAPS A GENTLE EERIE WIND ETC.
HEARTBEAT UNDER THE DIALOGUE GENTLY THROBS

TOM
Mummy! I. I need you. Mummy!

MUM(In hallway putting towels in airing cupboard)
Oh come on now Tom, it’s time to go to sleep. I need you to just shut your eyes and go to bed. It’s sleepy time....

TOM
But but mummy, there’s a....there's a.....

MUM
Did you have your milk?

TOM 
Yep.

MUM
Look I’ll leave the door open and the light will be on in the hall, ok?

TOM
But...

MUM
. I’ve got some work I need to to do, and I need to get on. So. Shut your eyes and go to sleep! It’s nearly 9 o’clock.

TOM
BUT mummy. I keep hearing things.

MUM
Hearing things? Oh Tommy. Tommy Tom, Tom. What things?

TOM 
Breathing.

MUM
(Under breath) Oh for goodness s- (Tired, annoyed) What Tom? Breathing? It’ll just be the wind....

TOM
No mummy. There’s someone ....really breathing in my room.

MUM
Oh ....come on, snuggle down now right?...It’s probably the central heating or....the cat may have got in or...

TOM
No. Mummy. It’s not the cat. 

SFX NIGHT TIME HOWL FROM FAR AWAY

TOM
He said.... Something ...too.

SFX DOOR CREAK

MUM. (Entering room) 
Who? He? He who?

TOM
I don’t know but he said....’(growls it) GOOOOO. You need to goooo now Tommy’. Just like that.

MUM
Well that sounds creepy. You do have a wonderful imagination Tommy.

SFX SGE TUCKS HIM IN

TOM
Mum. It’s not my imagination. Please. Don’t think I’m being crazy mummy.....but. But I do very much think that there’s a monster in here. A scary one. And I’m too scared to sleep.

MUM
Oh don’t be so silly. Look. (Goes to open these as she mentions them) Nothing in your cupboards? 

SFX DOOR OPEN

MUM
Nope. Nothing behind the curtains.

SFX CURTAINS MOVED

MUM
 In the toy Box. 

SFX LID REMOVED, REPLACED

TOM
NO

MUM
There’s...nowhere else for a monster to hide. See? It’s safe. You’re fine. Now go...to sleep!

TOM
What about under the bed hmm? Under the bed mummy. There’s room, right?

MUM
Oh I don’t have time for th-

TOM
Please mummy. Just. Just look. Under the bed. For me. I’m scared.

MUM
Oh Tom you are silly but ok. If it makes you feel better I’ll... (Effort of getting down to look under the bed noise) (shocked sound)

SFX SILENCE

TOM
Can you see anything mummy? Can you...?

TOM2 (Unnerving, slower voice)
Can you see anything mummy? Can you...?

SHOCKED SILENCE

TOM2
(Whispers, scared) Hello mummy. hELLO muMmy. Hello...

MUM
Tom? But ...you’re...in....you’re...you...are...(breathes a little heavier...unevenly, scared and confused)....

(TOM2  GROWL BREATHES UNDER THE REST )

TOM2
Mummy I’m scared. There’s a...there’s somebody who looks like me and is dressed like me and breathes like me in my bed. He drunk my milk And he won’t stop growling.....

MUM 
Breathing....yES..OH G-

TOM and TOM 2
GROWLING...hey mummy....don’t look at him....he might get you if you look at him mummy. I won’t get you mummy. I’m...I'm not a monster. Tom on/under the bed needs to gooo.

MUM
But how do I know which...? How can I be sure-......which Tom is...Tom? My Tom?

TOM (in nice. ‘Normal’ voice)
I am mummy. Help me mummy I’m scared.

TOM 2
No. I am mummy. Help me. I’m so scared. 

TOM
He...he bit my hand.

MUM
Oh g- Tom?! Tom! He bit you? You...you....come out from under the bed ...and ...and get behind me.

SFX TOM 2 STARTS TO BOUNCE ON THE BED

TOM
Mummy....are you scared?

TOM 2 (SCARY DEEP VOICE)
Mummy....are you scared? Mummy....are you scared?Mummy....are you scared?

MUM
Tom...come on out from under there...we need to...to get out of here...C'mon, Tom....

TOM (growling it, standing on the bed now)
Tommy under the bed....Mummy....You need to gooo now.....

MUM
Oh! What....What... big teeth you’ve got, Tom...

TOM2
Oh mummy...All the better to eat you with!( LAUGHS)

SFX BOUNCES ON BED

TOM2
I'll give you a chance - one chance to hide. 

MUM
RUN TOM! RUN!!

TOM2
Im coming, ready or no-hoooot!

SFX SCREAMS, JUMPS OFF BED, FEET SKITTER ON THE FLOOR

Mum 
Aaaaa...Hide! Hide! Ahhhhhh

SFX GROWLING

TOM
Mummyyyyyyyyy!? Mummyyy?? Mummmyyyyy.....

TOM2 
Mummmyyy.. Mummmmyyy....

SFX DOOR SLAMS

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All voices, music, production and original script inspired by the  two sentence horror stories by Sarah Golding.
Copyright Sarah Golding 2021. 
Sound effects are all creative commons from freesound.org. Find more Quirky works on www.quirkyvoices@weebly.com. If you want to write your own version of this story, or draw a picture of the characters - monster and boy and their mum, feel free to send it to quirkyvoices@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!

IF

YOU

DARE!

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