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I Read the News Today - Short Play, Drama

I Read the News Today

Willy Russell

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Short Play, Drama

6m

ISBN: 9780573152221

Written for BBC School Radio by the author of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine, this telling play visits a local radio station when its late night broadcast is interrupted by a gun toting escapee from police custody. The vandalism for which he was convicted was in reality a one man stand against the lies told by advertisers and DJs to sell products and promote a dream world.

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Description

Short Play

Drama

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - Local radio station

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Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Written for BBC School Radio by the author of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine, this telling play visits a local radio station when its late night broadcast is interrupted by a gun toting escapee from police custody. The vandalism for which he was convicted was in reality a one man stand against the lies told by advertisers and DJs to sell products and promote a dream world. The criminal is ultimately led away for psychiatric tests, but is it he or the dream merchants who are disturbed?

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