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Rudd Job Interview

Rudd Job Interview

Kevin: Okay, Kevin. Okay- you can do this.
(Interviewer invites Kevin in)
Man: Mr. Rudd, Mr Walters will see you now.
Kevin: Hello Mr. Walters
Brian: Hello. Please take a seat. Mr. Rutt, was it?
Kevin: Er no Rudd
Brian: Your form here says Rutt
Kevin: It’s Rudd
Brian: Are you sure?
Kevin: Yes. I know how to spell my own surname, it’s Rudd
Brian: Well I’ll jot that down here I guess, Mr. R-U-T
Kevin: It’s a D
Brian: Well I’ve already written a T. I’ll just call you Rutt.
(Brian filling in form. Looks up at him, looks back at form as Kevin goes to speak)
Brian: Okay - so, What was your previous position?
Kevin: (beat) I was Prime Minister...
Brian: Oh, were you!? That’s interesting. What of?
Kevin: (beat) Well...you.
Brian:  Good for you Kelvin,
Kevin: It’s Kevin
(beat of man filling in form)
Kevin: (beat) I was Prime Minister of Australia
Brian: I don’t know what that is. My form doesn’t have a box for Prime Minister. Oh wait - yes it does. You drew it in yourself and ticked it. (beat) That doesn’t count.
Kevin: No I’m...look. This isn’t going how I planned, I’m sorry I’m going now. Sorry for wasting your time.
Brian: Wait, say that again?
Kevin: I’m going.
Brian: No the other thing
Kevin: I’m sorry.
Brian: That! Say that again
Kevin: I’m sorry.
Brian: KEVIN RUDD!
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