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Listen to ‘Can’t We Be Friends’ a scripted play about Grooming Behaviours.

Posted on 06 October 2021

Trigger Warning: Abuse

‘Can’t We Be Friends’ a scripted play about Grooming Behaviours, inspired by Marilyn Hawes (Founder and CEO of Freedom From Abuse), whose three sons were sexually groomed and assaulted by their headteacher, a close family friend. Scripted by Brian Daniels and Directed by Marie Fortune - Pluto Productions. 

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Alison Millar


Alison Millar works in the human rights department at Leigh Day, where she is the head of abuse claims

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Andrew Lord is a senior associate solicitor in the abuse claims team.

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