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'Cowards' by Stephen Gillard - additional information.

'Cowards' by Stephen Gillard
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Period and Geography
Location: France. Time Period: 1900 to 1919
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Office, Prison Cells, Courtroom and 'Other Location'
Set Requirements: Multiple locations in one set
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
13 to 16
17 to 20
21 to 35
36 to 50
51 to 65
Over 65
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Swearing rate: 2 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Sexual swearwords
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
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A list of the required sound effects
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A full-length drama set at the front during World War One (a cell block and General Haig’s office). Contains appropriately placed adult language.
Sixteen-year-old Private Harry Blaydon stands accused of cowardice and faces execution by firing squad. He is mentored by old sweat Sarge who acts as a father figure for him. Harry's predicament is compared with the situation General Douglas Haig finds himself in as their destinies play out.


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