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Cuffed

A Drama
by Brenda Read-Brown published November 2010

 

Suitable for Adult Groups

Price: 4.00

A drama set in a nursing home which describes the growing relationship between an old lady with a stroke and a young electrician. The play is deeply moving, but always upbeat and optimistic, with flashes of humour.

 

Phyllis, an octogenarian who has recently suffered a stroke, cannot speak or move any part of her body except for her right hand. She has a chance meeting with Robbie, a young electrician. The exchanges between the two, as he attempts to communicate with Phyllis, are at times awkward, poignant and richly comical. A real challenge for the actors who take on these roles

 

Players: 12 male 1 female 1 male or female

 

Cast: Phyllis, Robbie, Duncan, Care Assistant

 

Sets: A room in an old folks home

 

Period: Present

 

Running Time: 40 minutes

 

Notes: Simple set

 

Download Sample Script: Cuffed

 

ISBN: 978-1-907307-19-5