Cookies

by  Emily Jenkins

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

Inspired by the true, heartfelt stories of students, COOKIES follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyberbullying and our wider digital world...

Sosa is a streetwise Londoner who finds solace in the tunes of her favourite rap artist, but her world comes crashing down when she finally meets her idol. Meanwhile Eva, an aspiring vlogger, splits with gamer Simon and is forced to deal with the devastating effects of sexting and repetitive online abuse. Selena, infatuated with pop star Zayn, starts chatting with another faceless superfan online. As their friendship deepens the young Muslim woman begins to grapple with her faith and is persuaded to make a long journey to an unknown fate.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    75 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Inspired by the true, heartfelt stories of students, COOKIES follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyberbullying and our wider digital world...

Sosa is a streetwise Londoner who finds solace in the tunes of her favourite rap artist, but her world comes crashing down when she finally meets her idol. Meanwhile Eva, an aspiring vlogger, splits with gamer Simon and is forced to deal with the devastating effects of sexting and repetitive online abuse. Selena, infatuated with pop star Zayn, starts chatting with another faceless superfan online. As their friendship deepens the young Muslim woman begins to grapple with her faith and is persuaded to make a long journey to an unknown fate.

Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust has created a comprehensive resources pack to accompany COOKIES.
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Videos

  • COOKIES: Cyberscene: Attitudes and Perceptions
  • COOKIES: Cyberscene: Social Context and Support Structures
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License details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

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  • Duration: 75 Minutes

Casting

3m, 4f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting

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Authors

Emily Jenkins

Emily is a winner of the prestigious Fringe First Award for her play Rainbow. She has since written plays with Paines Plough, Traverse Theatre and attended the Royal Court Young Writers and Studio Writers programmes. Emily is also a text coach and Shakespeare practitioner working at Shakespeare’s ...

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