Dear Nobody Play by Rachel O'Neill, Berlie Doherty


Dear Nobody Play by Rachel O'Neill, Berlie Doherty

Adapted from Berlie Doherty's award-winning book, the play examines how two teenagers cope with an unplanned pregnancy. Tackling the issues of relationships, love and pregnancy, Dear Nobody is the story of two teenagers, Helen and Chris, in their final year of school. Their plans for music college and university are suddenly thrown into disarray when Helen falls pregnant. Chris tries to keep them together, but Helen withdraws into herself, writing letters to her unborn baby. Sensitively adapted from the best-selling novel, this play is perfect for school performance.


'Dear Nobody deals maturely and illuminatingly with a vital subject for young people... much recommended.'

About the Author

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer. Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for 'Grannie was a Buffer Girl' in 1987 and for 'Dear Nobody' in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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96 pages


Rachel O'Neill, Berlie Doherty
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Publication date

10th March 1995



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