Contributor Catherine Duncan
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Other Names Kate Duncan
Gender Female
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 17 March 1915
Date of Death 2006
Functions Actor, Adaptor, Adjudicator, Author, Playwright, Scriptwriter
Notes Actor, radio and screen-writer and film-maker. Born in Tasmania. Writer of 'The Sword Sung',winner of the 1937 New Theatre League's play competition and 'leading member of the Melbourne N.T.L.'. Also wrote plays for ABC. Has lived in France since 1947.
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-488136
Related Contributors
  • Is child of Claire Duncan (Actor, Producer. Event Dates: 1942 - 1956)
  • Is sibling of Hugh Duncan (Actor, Lighting Operator, Producer. Event Dates: 1941 - 1965)
Events

Adjudicator

Playwright

Actor

Scriptwriter

Adaptor

Jane Conolly - Actor

William Constable - Designer, Set Designer

Alec Coppel - Producer, Playwright, Director

Marie Ney - Actor

Henry Cuthbertson - Producer

Ethel Gabriel - Actor

John MacDougall - Actor

Frederick McMahon - Actor

Richard Parry - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941
  • Private Lives, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941
  • Ways and Means, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941

Victor Arnold - Producer, Actor

  • No Conscription, Workers' Art Club (1932-1943), Sydney, NSW, 17 May 1940
  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Deryck Barnes - Actor

Michael Bennett - Actor

Kevin Brennan - Actor

Douglas Caddy - Producer

Noel Coward - Playwright

  • Private Lives, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941
  • Ways and Means, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941

Reginald Denham - Playwright

Jim Dunbar - Actor, Publicist

Judith Eddie - Front of House, Actor

Jane Holland - Actor

May Hollinworth - Producer

Ruby May - Actor

Jack Needham - Actor

Edward Percy - Playwright

Alfred Race - Actor

David Saxby - Actor

Hal Thompson - Actor

Harvey Adams - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Raemonde Alain - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Charles Allen - Actor

Edmund Allison - Set and/or Property Maker

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Tom Bailey - Actor

Ron Baker - Actor

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Lewis Bardenhagen - Actor

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Guy Barrett - Actor

Cliff Barwick - Actor

Alison Beattie - Actor

Katherine Beattie - Actor

Bruce Beeby - Actor

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman - Playwright

Norah Bennett - Actor

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Lloyd Berrell - Actor

Jean Blue - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

John Boden - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

George Bouffler - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Barrie Braddock - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Jan Braddock - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Mavis Brasch - Actor

Aileen Britton - Actor

  • Ways and Means, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941

Alma Broadfoot - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Peter Brooker - Actor

Ivor Brown - Playwright

Ted Burrill - Actor

John Cairns - Producer

  • Moon Upside Down, ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC, 30 September 1942

Pat Canty - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Jill Carrington-Smith - Actor

Conrad Carter - Playwright

Lawrence H. Cecil - Producer

John Chisholm - Producer

Robert Clarke - Actor, Playwright

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Beverley Clear - Actor

Don Colgrave - Actor, Producer

Win Collins - Actor

Barbara Cranston - Actor

Charles Culley - Actor

Warwick Curtis - Actor

Sefton Daly - Composer, Musician

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Les Davey - Actor

Graham Davis - Actor

Pauline Davis - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Elsie Dick - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Leal Douglas - Actor

Brainerd Duffield - Playwright

Gayle Eade - Actor

Maureen Edwards - Actor

Richard Errey - Special Effects

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Beatrice Esmond - Actor

Hilda Esson - Director

Will Eygelsheim - Actor

Aubrey Feist - Playwright

Michael Fitzgerald - Actor

Cedric Flower - Designer

Trevor French - Actor

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Jill Frith - Actor

Maisie Fulton - Actor

Fred Furmage - Actor

Brian Garwood - Actor

Margaret Gilbert - Actor

Diana Gould - Producer

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Mark Graham - Actor

Dorothy Grant - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Jill Gray - Actor

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

John Gray - Actor

Betty Grey - Actor

William Griffiths - Actor

Joan Hardy - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Vonda Hardy - Actor

Leo Hargreaves - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Dawn Harris - Actor

Eric Hayes - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Gwendolyn Hedd - Actor

Ken Hemsley - Actor

Lucy Henty - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Alan Herbert - Actor

Meyer Herman - Actor

Joan Hick - Actor

Pearl Hillier - Actor

Gerald Hobson - Actor, Producer

Hughla Hurley - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Michael Hutton - Playwright

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Mary Jester - Actor

Philip Johnson - Playwright

Maisie Johnstone - Actor

Douglas Joyce - Actor

William Juliff - Actor

Francia Kaye - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Bob Larkin - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Leslie Le Maitre - Actor

Helen Leary - Playwright

Nolan Leary - Playwright

Nancy Lee - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

E. Stanley Leonard - Playwright

Jerome Levy - Director

Theresa Linden - Producer

Ruby Litchfield - Director

Helen Lockhart - Actor

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Rupert Lockwood - Author

Andrew Lodge - Actor

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Nigel Lovell - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Robin Mackay - Actor

Joan MacKenzie - Actor

Marie Maumill - Playwright, Producer

Betty Maxwell - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Dawn Mayer - Actor

Robin McBain - Actor

Charles McCallum - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Kenyon McCarron - Actor

F. G. McCulloch - Actor

Kenneth McCulloch - Actor

John McDougall - Actor

Les McGill - Actor

Grant McIntyre - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Cecily McKinley - Producer

Robert Mitchell - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Jean-Baptiste Moliere - Playwright

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Errol Muir - Producer

Dennis Nash - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Frank Newey - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Win Newport - Producer

  • Sganarelle, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 5 April 1957

Seán O'Casey - Playwright

Kitty O'Connor - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Christina O'Farrell - Actor

Barry Olding - Producer

George Paisey - Actor

Louis Parry - Actor

Edith M. Pearn - Actor

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

William Phillips - Actor

Hazel Plant - Director

Jean Porte - Actor

Ted Porteous - Assistant Stage Manager

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

Deris Reece - Actor

Mavis Ripper - Costume Designer

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

Ann Roberts - Actor

Gordon Roberts - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Desmond Rowan - Lighting Designer

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

William Ryall - Actor

Jean Sartene - Playwright

Ken Short - Actor

John Simmons OAM - Lighting Operator

David Sinclaire - Producer

Diane Sinclaire - Actor

Anne Skinner - Producer

Philip Smith - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

John Stacy - Actor

Joan Stephens - Actor

Barbara Ann Stephenson - Producer

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Ted Stevens - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Joy Stutter - Actor

Pat Swann - Actor

Frank Swonnell - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

John Millington Synge - Playwright

Charles Tammadge - Stage Manager

Molly Tammadge - Front of House

Elizabeth Taylor - Actor

Walter Terry - Actor

Ernest Thompson - Actor

  • Private Lives, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 15 March 1941

Barbara Thomson - Actor

Justin Trefry - Producer

Leslie Victor - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

John Walker - Actor

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Keith Walker - Playwright, Producer

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Barbara Wallace - Actor

Ian Wallace - Actor

Peter Wallbank - Actor

Dion Wheeler - Producer

  • Money With Menaces, ABC Radio, Brisbane - South Bank studios, South Brisbane, QLD, 13 March 1940

Ian Wilkinson - Actor

Betty Wilson - Actor

  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

Alan Wood - Actor

Patricia Wood - Actor

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Cecil Woodroffe - Festival Director

Margaret Wright - Actor

Charles Zoli - Actor

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941

J. C. Williamson Theatres (1939-1943)

Australian Broadcasting Commission, Melbourne

  • The Hermit Crab, ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC, 6 October 1957
  • Sons of the Morning, ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC, 29 April 1957
  • Moon Upside Down, ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC, 30 September 1942
  • How to Escape from Prison, ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC, 13 September 1936

Launceston Players

Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney

Geilston Little Theatre

Metropolitan Players

New Theatre League (Sydney, N.S.W.)

  • No Conscription, Workers' Art Club (1932-1943), Sydney, NSW, 17 May 1940
  • The Sword Sung, New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, 9 July 1938

The Hobart Repertory Theatre Society

Adelaide Repertory Theatre Incorporated

Australian and New Zealand Theatres Limited

Australian Broadcasting Commission, Brisbane

  • Money With Menaces, ABC Radio, Brisbane - South Bank studios, South Brisbane, QLD, 13 March 1940

Brisbane Repertory Theatre

Burnie Little Theatre

Hagley Community Club Drama Society

  • Roundabout, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

Illawarra Theatre Guild

Kuring-gai Theatre Guild

Labor Youth Theatre

Launceston Repertory Society

New Theatre (Melbourne, Vic.)

New Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.)

New Theatre Club (Melbourne, Vic)

Old Nick Company Inc.

Rockhampton Little Theatre

Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS)

The City Group

  • The Verdict, National Theatre, Launceston, TAS, 3 April 1957

The Deloraine Dramatic Society

The Smithton Players

Westbury Dramatic Society

Whitehall Productions

  • Mr. Smart Guy, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, 10 May 1941
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