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Find Me

Olwen Wymark

Full Length Play, Drama  /  5f, 3m

At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by fire in the mental hospital were she was a patient. Later, she was committed to Broadmoor "from where she may not be discharged without permission of the Home Secretary." Using a technique of multiple characterizati…
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    5f, 3m
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Description
At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by fire in the mental hospital were she was a patient. Later, she was committed to Broadmoor "from where she may not be discharged without permission of the Home Secretary." Using a technique of multiple characterization, Find Me seeks to investigate in depth the personality of the young girl - to 'find her' - and at the same time studies the effects of her behavior on those around her.

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5f, 3m
Cast Attributes
  • Flexible casting
VERITY I
VERITY II
VERITY III
VERITY IV
VERITY V
NARRATOR
EDWARD I
EDWARD II
EDWARD III
JEAN
NICKY
MARK
INTERVIEWER
TEACHER
MOTHER I
MOTHER II
WAITRESS
FRENCH MOTHER
FRENCH FATHER
FRENCH CHILD
NEIGHBOR I
NEIGHBOR II
NURSE
ADMISSIONS CLERK
ASSISTANT REGISTRAR
DOCTOR I
DOCTOR II
MISS EVERITT - a social worker
DOTTIE - a staff member
TOM - a warden
VALERIE - a little old lady
HARRY
GEOFF
CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST
TED
DORA
SISTER MOSES
GERIATRIC PATIENT I
GERIATRIC PATIENT II
GERIATRIC PATIENT III
GERIATRIC PATIENT IV
MISS BLAKE - a physiotherapist


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Olwen Wymark

OLWEN WYMARK was an American-born writer. She has written for the stage, television, radio and film. Her theatre productions include FIND ME and BEST FRIENDS at the Orange Tree Theatre. LOVED at the Bush Theatre, PLEASE SHINE DOWN ON ME at the Royal Court, SPEAK NOW at Leicester Haymarket. THE TECHNICIANS at the Ro ...

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