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One Breath By Sylvia Le Breton
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A community drama, based upon events over 1000 year period, in the village of Cawthorne, Barnsley, Yorkshire. The play, through the eyes of a sheep farmer and his deceased grandmother, explores past... More > troubles and triumphs within the community and contrasts them to the present day. The play, with a cast of 100 was performed in the grounds of Cannon Hall in 2000 and at the Elsecar Heritage centre.< Less
A Distant Country By Sylvia Le Breton
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The play follows the life of a Polish family during the Second World War as they travel from Poland to Yorkshire via Siberia, Iran and Italy. The story is told as a series of recollections by an 85... More > year old Pole to his Great Granddaughter, named after his sister who disappeared in the Soviet Union during the epic journey.< Less
A Distant Country By Sylvia Le Breton
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The play follows the life of a Polish family during the Second World War as they travel from Poland to Yorkshire via Siberia, Iran and Italy. The story is told as a series of recollections by an 85... More > year old Pole to his Great Granddaughter, named after his sister who disappeared in the Soviet Union during the epic journey.< Less
Time & Chance By Sylvia Le Breton
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Time and Chance is set at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: a period of great change. The story is fictitious, but many of the events depicted did happen, if not in Cawthorne... More > Basin, then not, so very far away. The news that the canal was to be built locally was not always welcomed. At the end of the eighteenth century, Cawthorne and Silkstone, like most villages of the time, were more or less closed off from the rest of the country. Travel by road could be hazardous and transport of goods by packhorse was expensive and inefficient. Nevertheless, for many, the canal was seen as a threat.< Less
One Breath By Sylvia Le Breton
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A community drama, based upon events over 1000 year period, in the village of Cawthorne, Barnsley, Yorkshire. The play, through the eyes of a sheep farmer and his deceased grandmother, explores past... More > troubles and triumphs within the community and contrasts them to the present day. The play, with a cast of 100 was performed in the grounds of Cannon Hall in 2000 and at the Elsecar Heritage centre.< Less
Time & Chance By Sylvia Le Breton
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Time and Chance is set at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: a period of great change. The story is fictitious, but many of the events depicted did happen, if not in Cawthorne... More > Basin, then not, so very far away. The news that the canal was to be built locally was not always welcomed. At the end of the eighteenth century, Cawthorne and Silkstone, like most villages of the time, were more or less closed off from the rest of the country. Travel by road could be hazardous and transport of goods by packhorse was expensive and inefficient. Nevertheless, for many, the canal was seen as a threat.< Less
Profit and Loss By Sylvia Le Breton
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A Community Drama to commemorate the Huskar Pit disaster in 1838. 26 children between the ages of 7 and 17, working as 'hurriers' and 'trappers', were drowned after the dayhole through which they... More > were attempting to escape from the Husker (or Huskar) Pit at Silkstone was flooded. There was a public outcry, led by politician and the reformer Anthony Ashley Cooper, later Lord Shaftesbury. He called for a Royal Commission of inquiry into the working conditions of children and women in Britain's mines. Eventually the law was changed and women and children could no longer work in the mines. The play was performed in Silkstone on the 4th July 2008, the 170th anniversary of the flood.< Less
Profit and Loss By Sylvia Le Breton
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A Community Drama to commemorate the Huskar Pit disaster in 1838. 26 children between the ages of 7 and 17, working as 'hurriers' and 'trappers', were drowned after the dayhole through which they... More > were attempting to escape from the Husker (or Huskar) Pit at Silkstone was flooded. There was a public outcry, led by politician and the reformer Anthony Ashley Cooper, later Lord Shaftesbury. He called for a Royal Commission of inquiry into the working conditions of children and women in Britain's mines. Eventually the law was changed and women and children could no longer work in the mines. The play was performed in Silkstone on the 4th July 2008, the 170th anniversary of the flood.< Less