Saturday afternoon. In town with your mates. Doing some shopping. Or maybe watching the match. When the bomb goes off. Then there’s Horror. Fear. Anger. Blame. And perhaps you’re thinking: ‘Not in my name’.
Not in My Name uses verbatim interviews to realistically portray the aftermath, community impact and personal consequences of a fictional terror attack from the perspective of over thirty young characters. Suitable for performance by young people or adults, this is a bold and challenging play that allows audiences to openly, safely and productively discuss current issues around terrorism and violent extremism. The play lists over 30 speaking characters, however with doubling and multi-role play it can be performed by any number of actors, ranging between 8 (4m / 4f) and 30+
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The play also includes comprehensive Teachers’ Notes designed to aid school staff and other adults working with young people in relating its content to topics around Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) within and beyond the citizenship curriculum.