Sonny, 18, is a vegetarian who has always been concerned about the environment and animal rights.
His sister Anita, 21, is a carnivorous scientist completely convinced that using animals in medical research is justified.
As a gripping family drama unfolds, Sonny’s future plans, and his principles, are put to the test, when his health takes a turn for the worse…
Every Breath is a new play by award winning playwright Judith Johnson that explores the serious social, moral, scientific and political questions raised by the use of animals in medical research. It is a Y-touring production touring in UK schools from March 2006.
The play has been specifically designed to be a valuable cross-curricular learning tool with particular relevance to the Science (particularly the new ‘Twenty First Century Science’ curriculum being developed by the Nuffield institute in partnership with OCR ), Drama, English, PSHE/Citizenship and R.E. curricula. Every Breath is targeted at students at KS4 and above (Aged14+)