in the rubbish tin

in the rubbish tin

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Storyboard Description

Story about a child that is left home alone.

Storyboard Text

  • Phillipa left outside
  • Phillipa punches Chubby the teddy bear
  • Ruth at the pub
  • Phillipa has been left home by herself. Her mum is at the pub. She gets accidentally locked outside. It starts to rain.
  • Phillipa climbs into the rubbish tin
  • "Mum's getting me a bike. She is so Chubby. Don't argue. You're just a stupid rag doll." She leaned over and punched Chubby in the eye." There, Chubby. That's what you get. Just like what Dad does. "
  • Phillipa escapes into her imagination
  • Ruth goes to the pub and drinks heavily until she is very drunk.
  • Rolf is violent to Ruth
  • Phillipa and Chubby get into the rubbish tin to escape from the rain.
  • Phillipa talks to Chubby and goes into an imaginary world. "All the world's a castle. I'm a fairy princess and you're a magic bear."
  • Rolf pulls Ruth out of the pub by her hair and beats her up. Phillipa is stuck in the rubbish tin with no help.
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