How to Win - Chapter 2

Credits

Created by Hidden Track, in association with Harrogate Theatres and HOME as part of Homemakers Live.

Artwork and Programming by Cael O’Sullivan
Written by Elliot Hughes
Directed by Anoushka Bonwick
Produced by Beccy Smith
Music by Kevin MacLeod

To check out ‘SHUT IN’, another game by Cael O’Sullivan, click here:

References:

Over 45,000 square miles of tropical rainforest were lost last year.
Source: https://www.wri.org/blog/2020/06/global-tree-cover-loss-data-2019

A quarter of the earth’s soil can no longer sustain life.
Source: https://ec.europa.eu/environment/archives/soil/pdf/soil_biodiversity_brochure_en.pdf

‘Every year we lose an area of forest the size of the UK.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/12/deforestation-world-losing-area-forest-size-of-uk-each-year-report-finds

‘Every year, private schools in the UK receive £200m a year in government subsidy, and £2.5bn in tax breaks.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/feb/05/critics-take-aim-at-subsidies-given-to-private-schools

‘2016 and 2019 were the hottest years globally since records began.
Source: https://www.unenvironment.org/explore-topics/climate-change/facts-about-climate-emergency

Private school pupils represent 6% of the UK’s population, but 65% of Senior Judges, 44% of journalists, and 29% of MPs.’
Source: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/811045/Elitist_Britain_2019.pdf

Black people are more than twice as likely to die than non-black people in police custody in the UK.
Sources: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/52890363
https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-use-of-force-statistics-england-and-wales-april-2018-to-march-2019

‘41% of trans people have been attacked or threatened with violence in the past 5 years, 72% of trans young people have self-harmed at least once, 48% of trans people in Britain have attempted suicide at least once.’
Source:
https://www.stonewall.org.uk/sites/default/files/trans_stats.pdf

Domestic violence rates have surged by ~25-30% since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source:
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/lessons-never-learned-how-covid-19-affects-domestic-violence-rates#Domestic-violence-spikes-during-COVID-19

‘1009 people were shot to death by US Police in 2009.
Source: https://www.statista.com/statistics/585152/people-shot-to-death-by-us-police-by-race/

‘Black Britons are 1.9 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than White Britons.’
Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52574931

‘There were 11 053 488 reported cases of COVID-19 worldwide from Jan-June 2020. There were 526,260 reported deaths.
Source: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/geographical-distribution-2019-ncov-cases

‘57.5% of UK COVID deaths have been people with disabilities.
2.2 million vulnerable people will lose shielding protection from August 1st.’
Sources: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/coronaviruscovid19relateddeathsbydisabilitystatusenglandandwales/2marchto15may2020
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/plans-to-ease-guidance-for-over-2-million-shielding

Special thanks to Porl Cooper, Hannah Draper, Jason Crouch, Jude Christian, Kevin Jamieson, Ellie Page, Joe Brownbridge, Tosca Bell, Maia Horsman-Baniel, Martin Tasker.