Jud, a small child, is afraid of the dark until he/she meets Dust Hog, who is afraid of the light. Both are terrified of Ganglefang, whose main fear is vacuum cleaners. Dust Hog and Ganglefang help Jud to understand that everybody is afraid of different things, and that having friends can help you to be brave.

  • children's drama
  • 35
  • 3 total
  • 2 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • 16 to 18, 18+, 8 to 12
  • children, young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | Child | under 3 minutes
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EXTRACT: I don't like thunder storms. Dad's right, I shouldn't think about it. It's quiet. Really quiet. Can't hear the television. Maybe mum and dad have gone out and left me by myself. Nah, every time I think that I sneak out and have a look. I creep down the hall and open the lounge room door a little tiny bit. The light hurts my eyes, but they're always there, just reading or knitting, doing ordinary old things. This is my bedroom. It's a nice place.

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