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Comparing Dream Jobs And The Presure Cook
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I have been studying two plays. These are The Pressure cooker and Dream Jobs. The Pressure Cooker is written by Steve Skidmore and Steve Barlow and Dream Jobs is written by Graham Jones.
Dream Jobs was set in 1979 were as The Pressure Cooker is a contempary play. Both the plays are set in non-specific locations in England. They are both set in comprehensive schools, but one scene in The Pressure Cooker is set in a house.
In both plays most of the characters are of the same age. They are teenagers. There was only one character that wasn't a teenager and that was Andrea's mother in The Pressure Cooker. She is in her late thirty's, early forty's. Most of the characters in The Pressure Cooker are aiming quite high in life. Andrea wants to do well in life and go to Drama College. Graham couldn't care less about his future and wants to go on the dole. Dawn wants to do well as well. The girls in Dream Jobs are ambitious but will not fulfil their dreams.
In both plays it talked about relationships. In The Pressure Cooker communication is strained in Andrea's house, she lives with
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