Hard to Swallow Script
Set text for Educas GCSE 9-1
This play, an adaptation of Maureen Dunbar’s award winning book and film “Catherine”, charts her daughter’s uneven battle with anorexia and the family’s difficulties in coping with it all.
Suitable for: Key Stage 3/4
Duration: 70 minutes
Cast: 6 female, 3 male, 22 female/male, or 3 female and 2 male with doubling.
"This play reaches moments of almost unbearable intensity… naturalistic scenes flow seamlessly into sequences of highly
Vera Lustig, The Independent
"Elegantly structured, highly informative, and
Anne McFerran, Stage and Television Today
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