Missing Dan Nolan Script
Set text for OCR GCSE 9-1
This play tells the tragic true story of Dan Nolan, a teenage boy who went missing on the 1st January 2002. It is written in the same documentary style as 'Too Much Punch for Judy', using the words of his family, friends, (who were with him on the night he went missing) and the detective in charge of the police investigation.
Suitable for: Key Stage 3/4 and A-level to adult
Duration: 60 minutes approximately
Cast: Up to 18, or 2 female, 2 male with doubling.
"Heart-rending, bold, direct and simple. Even on the bare page this is a powerful piece of drama...
Paul Fowler, GODA 2003
"Unusual and deeply affecting. Skillfully written...
Charles Evans, Adjudicator, Eastleigh Drama Festival
"Although we’ve lost our Dan, I feel very proud. All the issues about Dan’s disappearance and the safety issues surrounding teenagers are in the play and it will continue to raise awareness."
Pauline Nolan (Dan's mother)