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Can I introduce you to a real life drama? .... and a drama from real life

A tale of hopes betrayed - an Exposé of political folly and ineptitude in education now takes in the 2008 Credit Crunch with more startling revelations. And it points a way forward.

Death of a Nightingale  is  a provocative play within a book. It is like a matryoshka doll. It tells a human story with a challenging interplay of fact, fiction, satire and commentary . It  brings to life dry-as-dust issues important in education and, maybe, even more important beyond it. Which is the wiser mantra in education – Equality or Equity? How far does declaring a “Right” provide the protection of “a Right”? Is this generation properly mindful of the legacy it is bequeathing?

“Compelling, controversial and confrontational”   Len Parkin The Teacher
“A searing tale of a fight to save SEN school which drove head teacher to brink of suicide”
  Kerra Maddern, Times Educational Supplement


Death Of A Nightingale - Now Brought To The Stage. A Play Whose Time Has Come!

BBC London TV

A wonderful night, very moving — I learned about another world, which can be as cruel & cynical & as warm-hearted & surprising as my own. Don't miss it, esp. if you're a human being. - Miriam Margolyes

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"CARE AND TAKE CARE" is the underlying message in Death of a Nightingale (DOAN). Donate to Rainbow Children's Charity. It does great work giving emotional and practical support to children with a life threatening or terminal illness and to their families. When prompted, click OTHER and DOAN to identify yourself with both.