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'When Darkness Falls' by Sam Simkin - additional information.

'When Darkness Falls' by Sam Simkin
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 8
Setting: Living Room, Cafe/Bar/Restaurant, Street and A Room
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
13 to 16
36 to 50
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 4 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
Miscellaneous notes from the author
One-act drama, very much from the perspective of the central character.
Teenager Alex lives with his dysfunctional family in a state of teenage confusion and angst. His witnessing of a murder has a profound effect on his already troubled mind leading to his leaving home. His encounter with homeless people is inspirational and leads him down the right path.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
On the evidence of this script, the author won the award for Most Promising Young Playwright, Trinity College London's International Playwriting Competition, 2013-14


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