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Just One Favour – Child Criminal Exploitation (County Lines)

"Explores & focuses on the grooming process, warning signs and negative impact of Child Criminal Exploitation."

For more information about our workshop programme


Child criminal exploitation is an interactive forum theatre performance and workshop using professional actors and specialist facilitators to explore key issues around exploitation and serious youth violence.

* Just One Favour, written by Jessica Noonan, support writer Jai Vethamony


Improve understanding of child criminal exploitation

Increase awareness of triggers and warning signs for exploitation / grooming

Improve skills for holding difficult or challenging conver

Reduce risk of violence and harmful behaviours

Explore safety and prevention strategies including how to get help

Increase resilience to grooming and exploitation


The workshop is 60 to 90 minutes long and can be repeated up to 5 times per day

This workshop is suitable for year 7’s upward

Safeguarding staff and support must be available for debriefs / follow up


Costs depend on:

Additional / specific requirements of partner

Location/travel/accommodation needs

Evaluation depth / requirements

Number of preparatory meetings required

Requests for additional staff

Number of actors

Between £650 to £1,100 per half day and £880 and £1,600 per full day. All costs include lead facilitators, actors and evaluation.

This particular performance focuses on the grooming process, warning signs and negative impact of CCE.

The workshop involves interactive debate and discussion exercises and engagement with the actors in performance in order to search for solutions.

There is a post-performance discussion to explore triggers, warning signs and vulnerabilities, safety planning and signposting to available support services.

This programme of work was initially commissioned by Tameside Council.

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