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GENRE
Mostly naturalistic play with parts stylised - narrator, freeze frames

SOCIETY
Both lower(Johnstones) and upper(Lyons) class
Lyons so poor that mother gives away a child to the family she works for

HISTORICAL PERIOD
Set in 1980's
Approximately 30 years

CULTURE
Class system, differences - quality of life...experiences of the…

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Naturalistic
Poorer and richer (Mickey's hand-me-down jumper with holes, eddies without
To portray ages - Linda - tomboy (pigtails), flirty schoolgirl (loose, down),
mother/wife(low ponytail)
Eddie - university and private school
Narrator dressed for a funeral

LIGHTING
Colours - red for when Mrs. L goes mad
Dark beginning, sinister
Countryside…

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FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
Mickey cold, stony faced at the end...feels betrayed
Mrs L looks at Eddie with love and cares for him
Mrs J looks at Eddie longingly
Linda admiring M as a teenager
M unsure of himself, restless
Mickey admires Sammy, longs to be like him
M and E movie…

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Bill Kenwright
Designed by > Andy Walmsley
Musical Supervisor > Rod Edwards
Lighting Design > Mark Howett
Sound Design > Ben Harrison

WHAT HAS BEEN DONE??
WHY HAS IT BEEN DONE??
HOW EFFECTIVELY HAS IT BEEN DONE??

Animated calm proud chaotic feeble
Humble tragic dominating central peripheral
Minor comic heartless…

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