Front cover of Hard to Swallow Script by Mark Wheeller, showing abstract picture of a woman with a knotted waist
Mark Wheeller

Hard to Swallow Script

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Set text for Educas GCSE 9-1 Drama exam

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 stylised theatre… such potent theatre!"
Vera Lustig, The Independent

"Elegantly structured, highly informative, and imginatively theatrical. There wasn't a dry eye in the house."
Anne McFerran, Stage and Television Today

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