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Day of the Flymo - Playtext

By Paddy Campbell

The playtext of Day of the Flymo contains the the full script of the play, along with a word from the writer and director. It also contains discussion points and exercises based on the play for young people.

Written by award-winning playwright Paddy Campbell (Wet House), Day of the Flymo looks at the lives of young people deemed to be chaotic, a brother and a sister struggling to cover up the cracks and the mechanisms that swing in to action when social services step in.

Based on his own experience working in a childeren's home, Paddy Campbell's Day of the Flymo asks what do you do when the state decides it's going to take over from your mam?