When Bob’s business fails, he takes time out to reassess his existence while his wife, Carol, plays the breadwinner. This unexpected role swap has surprising results for Bob and Carol’s marriage, which is not helped by Bob’s irritating quest for the meaning of life. It takes a tropical holiday, a typhoon and cheesy talent quest to open Bob’s eyes.

Baby Boomer Blues is an hilarious tongue-in-cheek look at a baby boomer
couple's search for fulfilment.

  • comedy
  • 90
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | 50s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 75

EXTRACT: It's like you start out full of promise, or hope or whatever, you want to do something meaningful with your life, change the world or whatever and along the way you use it all up. End up being empty. And that's why I wanted to try something else before I became entirely hollow. I thought if I had the guts to change my life, to do something else then I might get my balls back. And I might hold on to you.

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