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URBAN CYCLES

Three Inner City Dramas

by Peter Yates & Jenny Wafer

   DIGNITY
 Cast: 33 speaking parts (several variable m/f and with doubling possible in all three plays) + chorus.
 Suggested Age Range:  14 to 18
 Approx. Running Time:  30 minutes.
 Music: Tracks Dignity, Wages Day and Real Gone Kid by Ricky Ross of Decon Blue
 Set: Simple, minimalist. Each play has its own identifying piece of permanent scenery. Dignity: Bodelman's old, tatty armchair, with cushions, blanket.
 Synopsis: Three members of the same family dealt harshly by society in the Inner City. Dignity: Frank Bodelman snr., a pensioner, is harassed in his own home by local children and then exploited by an unscrupulous security contractor.

WAGES DAY  
 Cast: 28 speaking parts (several variable m/f and with doubling possible in all three plays) + chorus.
 Suggested Age Range:  14 to 18
 Approx. Running Time:  30 minutes.
 Music: Tracks Dignity, Wages Day and Real Gone Kid by Ricky Ross of Decon Blue
 Set: Simple, minimalist. Each play has its own identifying piece of permanent scenery. Wages Day: Large sign - Ross Engineering Ltd" hanging on scaffold.
 Synopsis: Bodelman's son, Frank jnr., leads a strike at the local factory with devastating personal consequences.

REAL GONE KID  
 Cast: 26 speaking parts.(several variable m/f and with doubling possible in all three plays) + chorus.
 Suggested Age Range:  14 to 18
 Approx. Running Time:  30 minutes.
 Music: Tracks Dignity, Wages Day and Real Gone Kid by Ricky Ross of Decon Blue
 Set: Simple, minimalist. Each play has its own identifying piece of permanent scenery. Real Gone Kid: Street lamp.
 Synopsis: Frank's son Gavin runs away from home and becomes involved with drug dealers.

Price Codes: 

 Script:  Code D
 Licence to Copy: Code Z
(each play)
 Licence to Copy: Code Y
(in any combination)
 Performance Rights:  Code Z
(each play)
 Performance Rights: Code Y
(in any combination)
 Video Recording Licence: Code H

ISBN 978 1 902472 25 6

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