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CARMEN

Female | 60+
Starts on page 33

EXTRACT: I used to think, maybe it’s just me. (beat) You know, the old railing against the young. - But today’s young people really are rude, selfish little shits, most of the time. There’s no consideration for anyone, other than one’s self in this new, pragmatic society, big business has constructed for us. They don’t need us wrinklies. - Our experience counts for nothing, we’re costing them money and taking up space. We’re utterly useless, unless they can get a dollar value out of us. (she thinks) Someday... someone is going to make a lot of money turning us all into Solient Green for the starving masses in Africa.

Contains coarse language
Contains adult themes

Mrs Jellicoe

Female | 50s
Starts on page 57

EXTRACT: ..YES! Yes. Oh, yessss! (she turns to look at them all) There is no measure on this earth can express the depths of hatred I have grown to have for all you old people! Complaining, whining, dribbling, doddering old farts. (beat) After all these years of catering to your incredibly devious ways I have come to the conclusion that you exploit me and mine, as much as we exploit you. ...The oldest crocodiles are always the most successful.

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