Louise Page uses various political elements in her play. In woman's theatre the issues are more often based around the personal and domestic aspects of the home and family. Page addresses breast cancer in her play emphasising that it is a subject appropriate for the stage, this also demonstrates that these issues have just as much social and political significance to the audience as other issues approached by male playwrights. She uses theatre to raise awareness of breast cancer and the treatment and she constructed the play in a way that informs both male and female viewers.
Page uses short episodic scenes to help maintain the audiences attention and to help them remain focused on the facts that are being expressed in the narrative. There are only three characters in the play woman, man and Sally, which means no characters except
The two characters woman and man represent different people throughout
The state of the NHS in the 1980's is a big political theme throughout the play she uses many ways to demonstrate this. In scene ten