"It's Only A Few Quid"

...looks at Gill, and how her life is turned upside down by the loss of her job. She struggles with debt and the people she owes. Then she turns to a certain individual for help...

This show was commissioned by the Illegal Money Lending Team, based within Redcar-Cleveland Trading Standards. Intended to be hard hitting and thought provoking, It's Only A Few Quid looks at the hardship faced by a young mother who encounters the attentions of a loan shark. In a 1 hour performance, the audience sees how Gill's changing circumstances, and collapsing support network leads her to seek extra cash to help feed and clothe herself and her young son. Unfortunately she is led into a destructive financial and psychological chain of events. Surely somebody can help.......


Led by a facilitator, the audience are invited to contribute to the advice and support Gill requires.

We are keen to support the work of the Illegal Money Lending Team and are therefore encourage anyone affected or with information that could help the Team to call the helpline on 0300 555 2222, the Loan Shark helpline is staffed personally 24 hours each day by the staff of the Illegal Money Lending Team,  The staff are best placed to offer advice and instigate measures to investigate allegations, and ultimately prosecute and convict perpetrators.

The service is entirely confidential.

It's Only A Few Quid is suitable for most viewers, but discretion is advised if groups are made up of young people, due to the nature of the subject matter. Please contact us for further details.