What Could We Find Out About?


We took some time after finishing the play to think about things we could study or investigate. Between us, we came up with the following list...

  • the real Coram Hospital (Stewart and Danielle)
  • slavery/the slave trade
  • why women don't want their babies
  • true stories from Coram (susan)
  • the music
  • how people lived back then
  • cruelty to children
  • how the rich behaved
  • morals
  • orphans
  • Coram Fields
  • choirs
  • Classical Music
  • Messiah
  • Angels
  • wealth
  • selfishness
  • execution/death penalty
  • singing
  • racism
  • how true it is
  • London in the 1750s (Being Edited By Matt, Sam, Sandy)
  • child trafficking
  • money
  • greed
  • family
  • church
  • evil
  • friendship
  • good/bad fortune
  • truth
  • Mid 18th Century
  • sadness
  • killing babies
  • selling children
  • plays
  • does it say anything about today's society
  • class (rich/poor)
  • upsetting
  • The Foundling Institute
  • madness/epilepsy (Meshak)
  • crime
  • Handel (George Frideric)
  • Gloucester
  • West Indies
  • Africa (the slave trade)
  • religious at times (Angel)
  • Apprenticeships