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'Smokes' by Mike Smith - additional information.

'Smokes' by Mike Smith
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: A Room
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 2 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Ten minute play - a mime with words. No props (which is rather the point!) The set is a door and a pile of chairs. Note that this is written in British English which differs from US English in one of its slang synonyms for 'cigarette'.
A man and woman discover one another while hiding from a book launch and looking for a cigarette. They resort to imagination for smokes and escape to the top of a mountain, before regaining their courage and rejoining the launch.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Short-listed for the Sydney Short+Sweet festival, January 2009


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