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Where Do Little Birds Go?

Camilla Whitehill

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

“That day in the pub, the day I first saw them, they were dressed identically. Dark wool coats, smart hats. The whole pub went quiet.”

Where Do Little Birds Go?

by  Camilla Whitehill

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1f
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Suggested Use
    Suggested Use
    • Monologues
Description

It’s 1966. Lucy Fuller is 18 years old. She likes musicals and make up, and her job at Winston’s Nightclub.

One night Lucy is kidnapped by the Kray Twins and locked in a flat with an escaped murderer. This is the terrifying story of Lucy’s time with Ronnie, Reggie and Frank ‘The Mad Axeman’ Mitchell.

Where Do Little Birds Go? is a colourful and poignant tale of crime, kidnap and lost innocence in the heart of the 1960s East End.

History

This version of the play was first performed at Camden People's Theatre in August 2014.

It was then part of Vault Festival in February 2015 before embarking on a UK tour.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Cautions
  • Alcohol
  • Gun Shots
  • Intense Adult Themes
  • Strong Language

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting: A winter evening in 1972.
    Winston's Nightclub in Mayfair.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

1f
Cast Attributes
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
Lucy Fuller - A 24 year old girl from Hastings, who currently resides in Whitechapel, East London. She spends much of the play recalling events that happened to ger age 17/18.

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Press

Uplifting and utterly beautiful - Broadway Baby

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  • Camilla Whitehill introduces the play in 30 seconds

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Authors

Camilla Whitehill

Born in London and raised in Hastings, Camilla originally trained as an actor at the Birmingham School of Acting. She is one of six writers on the Bush Theatre emerging writers scheme, and was recently one of twelve writers part of the Channel 4 4Screenwriting programme. She has had short plays staged at the Royal Cour ...

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