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Educational Performances addressing child sexual exploitation

08 November 2017
Two plays from Alter Ego Creative Solutions are being promoted by Bedford Borough Safeguarding Children Board and deal with child sexual exploitation.

They will be performed on 13 and 22 November. These performances are open to parents/carers and their children aged 12+, and any professional/volunteer that works with children. For detail of how to book please see attached posters.   

Chelsea's Choice  13 November at Bedford Girls School

An educational play which highlights the very serious and emotional issue of child sexual exploitation. The production shows how young people, boys and girls, are groomed by adults for the purposes of sexual exploitation using various methods, ensnaring young people and eventually taking complete control and dominating their whole lives. It tells the harrowing true story of a young girl ‘Chelsea’ from Northamptonshire who was groomed and held captive, in a flat, for the sexual gratification of her captors.

Poster available here

Crashing: 22 November at Wootton Upper School 

Highlights how child sexual exploitation can affect boys and young men. It tells the story of Eddie.  At 15 years old he lost his mother to cancer, lost his father to depression and found himself out on the street.  Whilst sleeping in a shop doorway Eddie was approached by Michael.  Michael was kind, good fun and owned a shop with an empty flat above it.  He offered Eddie the chance to stay there until he got back on his feet, but unfortunately Michael had another agenda. 

Poster available here

Educational Performances addressing child sexual exploitation

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