Deliverance
2021 
/ Monologue

"Deliverance"  tells the lockdown story of a sports professional who spent lockdown as a delivery driver.  Forced to take on a role as a keyworker when lockdown took away her business opportunities, she realises that there's more to life than the rat-race.

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Writer: Susan Moffat 

Producer: Susan Moffat 

Performed as part of the Preston Live Arts Festival 22nd June 2021

Performed by: Janelle Thompson

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'...the‌ ‌heartbreak‌ ‌of‌ ‌losing‌ ‌identity‌ ‌through‌ ‌loss‌ ‌of‌ ‌work‌ ‌and‌ ‌being‌ ‌furloughed,‌ ‌the‌ ‌lonely‌ ‌soul-searching‌ ‌many‌ ‌of‌ ‌us‌ ‌have‌ ‌experienced‌ ‌during‌ ‌lockdown,‌ ‌engaging‌ ‌in‌ ‌much-needed‌ ‌volunteer‌ ‌work,‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌unexpected‌ ‌benefits‌ ‌brought‌ ‌by‌ ‌change.‌ ‌ ‌

 

The‌ ‌piece‌ ‌was‌ ‌moving‌ ‌and‌ ‌full‌ ‌of‌ ‌heart,‌ ‌and‌ ‌delivered‌ ‌with‌ ‌skill‌ ‌and‌ ‌passion‌ ‌by‌ ‌the‌ ‌actor.'‌ ‌

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Stephanie‌ ‌Portersmith‌Preston's‌ ‌Voice‌