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Cookies

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  4f, 3m

Inspired by the true, heartfelt stories of students, COOKIES follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyberbullying and our wider digital world...

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f, 3m
  • Duration
    Duration
    75 Minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Accolades
Accolades
  • Winner of the 2020 Music and Drama Education award for 'Outstanding Drama Education Resource'.
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary
Inspired by the true, heartfelt stories of students, COOKIES follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyberbullying and our wider digital world...

Sosa is a streetwise Londoner who finds solace in the tunes of her favourite rap artist, but her world comes crashing down when she finally meets her idol. Meanwhile Eva, an aspiring vlogger, splits with gamer Simon and is forced to deal with the devastating effects of sexting and repetitive online abuse. Selena, infatuated with pop star Zayn, starts chatting with another faceless superfan online. As their friendship deepens the young Muslim woman begins to grapple with her faith and is persuaded to make a long journey to an unknown fate.

Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust has created a comprehensive resources pack to accompany COOKIES.
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting
  • Duration 75 Minutes

Media

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Breaking Character

COOKIES:
Q & A with playwright Emily Jenkins

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Videos

  • COOKIES: Cyberscene: Attitudes and Perceptions

  • COOKIES: Cyberscene: Social Context and Support Structures

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Authors

Emily Jenkins

Emily is a winner of the prestigious Fringe First Award for her play Rainbow. She has since written plays with Paines Plough, Traverse Theatre and attended the Royal Court Young Writers and Studio Writers programmes. Emily is also a text coach and Shakespea ...
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