Not a Game For Girls

by  Benjamin Peel

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4m, 7f

‘Moving and Inspiring’ - One&Other Creative, ‘Poignant and affecting’ - The Pocklington Post, ‘A charming original work’ - Unknown Magazine

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Not a Game For Girls

by  Benjamin Peel

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 7f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Not A Game For Girls explores the most successful of the women’s football teams established to boost wartime morale, following the suspension of all Football League matches at the end of the 1914-15 season. The play aims to highlight their story, capturing the spirit and camaraderie that led women to ignore and defy prevailing social attitudes, both on and off the pitch.

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Reviews

‘Moving and Inspiring’ - One&Other Creative, ‘Poignant and affecting’ - The Pocklington Post, ‘A charming original work’ - Unknown Magazine

Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Smoking Smoking

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

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  • Time Period: 1920s, 1910s / WWI
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

4m, 7f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Benjamin Peel

Benjamin Peel has worked with Northern Broadsides, Tiebreak Theatre and on Emmerdale as a stage manager. He has had various pieces performed at scratch nights and rehearsed readings and also wrote a short film called The Runner which was screened at the 2018 Fear in the Fens Festival. Not a Game for Girls is his first ...

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Off the Rock Productions, Friargate Theatre, York, 15-18 June 2017

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