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'Baby Sparklers' by Frank Gibbons - additional information.

'Baby Sparklers' by Frank Gibbons
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: 1970s
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Street
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 3 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Sexual swearwords
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
A synopsis of the plot
A list of the required sound effects
A lighting plot
Descriptions of the characters
One-act nostalgic comedy play with a single - bonfire - set. An evocation of children growing-up in an industiral town in the 1970s.
Revised 2011 to shorten it slightly to a length suitable for one-act play festivals.
November 4th 1970 - a time for learning to swear, a time for discovering friendship, and a time for earning respect.
Armed with dustbin lids and iron railings, Rachel, Susan and Tommy are prepared to guard their modest bonfire pile against an expected raid by the dreaded Dawson twins. But an even greater danger threatens to engulf them when a member of the group is lured away by the Firework Man.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Performance by Palace Players won the Orkney District SCDA one act play festival 2015 and picked-up the Best Moment in Theatre trophy in the Scottish finals.


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