My name is Tom

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My name is Tom a new play by Enfield – based playwright Alan Spence and his company Theatre is real life, which is being performed on January 13th - 16th January 2016 at The Dugdale Centre, Enfield.

The play explores the problems of e-safety and new media, around a typical teenage love story. When Paris and Darnell are exposed, they are not the only ones. The production is a world première and is Theatre is real life's first London production.

The play features nine actors portraying fourteen characters and explores teenage relationships with their peers and parents, friendship, peer pressure, attitudes to sex and the internet.

The project has the following objectives i) to develop awareness of the issues, ii) to have a debate, iii) to help young people make educated decisions, iv) to encourage adults to keep an open mind and v) provide support for all the community.

This will be achieved in four ways: a) My name is Tom by Alan Spence at the Dugdale Centre. b) A film of the production will be placed online. c) workshops for schools and their wider communities. d)Education packs available to libraries and schools as well as online.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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