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'Leaving Tommy' by Mark Seaman - additional information.

'Leaving Tommy' by Mark Seaman
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Period and Geography
Locations: England and France. Time Period: 1900 to 1919
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Prison Cells
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
17 to 20
36 to 50
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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
Costume notes
One-act play, set in a prison cell during the first world war. (Minimal set requirements.)
A young man has been tried and found guilty of cowardice and desertion at the front during World War One, and awaits his death by firing squad. He is visited by the army Chaplain, a Captain who hears about his reasons for joining up and what really happened on the front line.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Winner of seven awards during original 2005 production, including 3 festival awards (Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire) for best original script.
Woking Drama Festival 2014. Best Male Actor Award
Haverhill Drama Festival 2013. Best Actor Youth award
Gloucestershire Drama Festival 2005. Best Actor Award


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