Here's an demonstration example of an audio script.
There are several different formats for audio scripts - this is the BBC's house style for drama.
SOUND: GLASSES CLINK, CHAIRS CREAK, SLIGHT WHISPERING HUBUB IN BACKGROUND. MEETING ROOM.
|Macbeth:|| ...and I think that proves that our company is the very best option for you.
|Banquo:|| ...as well as having the best biscuits!|
|All:|| General laughter.|
|Banquo:|| (LOW) Phew!||
SOUND: TWO SETS OF FOOTSTEPS ON CARPET
|Macbeth:|| That was pretty tough, but I think we got them in the end.|
|Banquo:|| YOU got them - it was you who swung the deal. You really sold it to them.|
|Macbeth:|| Yes, I suppose so... I think your jokes helped.|
Er, excuse me, ladies?
|Banquo:|| Could we get past please? You're blocking the corridor.|
|Witch one:|| (SULTRY) Not so fast, sunshine.|
|Witch two:|| Ah, Macbeth! Darling of the sales department!|
|Witch three:||You're going far, my dear. Enjoy the view from your desk.|
|Macbeth:|| View? Of the airconditioning unit?|
|Witch one:|| Just you wait and see. And don't forget us when you're running the place!|
|Macbeth||(CONFUSED) When I'm... what? But Duncan's the boss - he's not going anywhere.|
|Witch two||Oh and Banquo? Those trainees of yours have a bright, bright future.|
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