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'Normal For' by Tony Domaille - additional information.

'Normal For' by Tony Domaille
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Period and Geography
Location: Great Britain. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Classroom
Set Requirements: Furniture Only
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:
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
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A description of the set requirements
Costume notes
One-act drama in a single set. A great festival piece with potential for use in child protection workshops as a discussion starter.
Teacher Emma worries about a nine-year-old boy in her class. But when she raises concerns, they are dismissed as 'Normal for here'. As she struggles against a culture of indifference, Emma finds herself facing a real dilemma.
Articulates the dilemmas of teachers suspecting that pupils are abuse victims. The classroom setting and focus on the teacher allows it to honestly and openly explore these issues while not actually having to use any child actors or depict any abuse.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Winner UK Community Drama Festivals Federation 'Geoffrey Whitworth Trophy' for the Best Original script of 2022
Winner of Best Original Script, Avon Short Play Festival, 2022
Winner of Best Play, Avon Short Play Festival, 2022


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