Hazel is chatting with her former colleague and friend, Rose, having
Start: I’m growing a beard you know. This morning – I found two hairs on my chin and I looked at them, for a good minute, and I tried to convince myself this was alright, it’s natural, it’s chemical, it’s your age, you know?
End: ...so I went at these hairs I went at them ruthlessly with a pair of tweezers and I can’t describe to you the sense of triumph.
For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Lucy Kirkwood, The Children, Nick Hern Books, 2016, pp. 14-15..