What Would the Buddha have Done?

An RE teacher prepares to tell her headteacher a lesson plan Staffroom Monologues is a series of four short dramas based on the winning scripts of a Teachers TV competition that received an astonishing 725 entries from teachers, support staff and governors.

The programme is introduced by the script-editor and award-winning screenwriter Tony Marchant.

In ‘What Would the Buddha Have Done?’, written by RE teacher Susie Paskins, Sophie Stanton portrays an RE teacher waiting to meet her headteacher following concerns raised by an inspector about her recent lesson on Buddhism.

The monologue is followed by an interview with the author, offering a valuable insight into the thinking behind the drama.

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