Event Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo
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Venue National Theatre, St Kilda, VIC
First Date 16 October 1996
Opening Date 16 October 1996
Last Date 19 October 1996
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description This is a very funny production that respects the intelligence of its audience, takes seriously their social concerns and preoccupations. Adapted from Tim Winton's popular young people's novel about a young 13-year-old's attempts to fit in within a country town when his policeman father is transferred there. Lockie is a keen surfer who falls in love with a local girl ...
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Theatre in Education
Adaptation
Subjects Love
Rural communities
Youth Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Leon Ewing Actor
Greg McNeill Actor
Scott McRae Actor
Mouche Phillips Actor
Mattie Porges Actor
James Sollis Actor
Paige Gibbs Adaptor
Richard Roberts Designer
Alan Becher Director
Adam Howe Lighting Designer
Tim Winton Writer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Part of a largely commercially sponsored extensive tour of Western Australia, South Australia, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart, with assistance from Country Arts (Western Australia) and Playing Australia.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme National Tour 1996
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 23 September 2012
Event Identifier 102215