Michaela Coel’s Scorching British Drama I can destroy you she just won several BAFTA awards, including best writer for Coel herself. So what better time to look between the pages of your script for the BBC and HBO series of sexual assault survivors?
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Coel is the singular voice behind I can destroy you and her script for episode 8, “Line Spectrum Border,” opens with a devastating monologue from her character Arabella Essiedu. Talk to your rape support group about opening your eyes to bullies like “Bob,” who operate in gray areas of acceptability. Challenging speech is, in a way, the beating heart of the whole story, the driving force I can destroy you full message.
You can read the original words below in Coel’s script. I can destroy you It was produced by Coel’s FALKNA Productions and Various Artists. It is produced by Coel, Phil Clarke and Roberto Troni. Simon Meyers produced episode 8, while Coel and Sam Miller were the directors.
Read the script here: