Event And the Big Men Fly
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Venue The Playhouse, Civic Square, ACT
First Date 26 July 1967
Opening Date 26 July 1967
Last Date 5 August 1967
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description A play that is quite ridiculous. It is a tall story about one of our greatest national past-times, Australian Rules.
This football fantasy of Alan Hopgood's first bounded on to the Melbourne stage in 1963. 'A tall story about football'. A young farmhand is asked to play barefoot with an Aussie Rules team.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Subjects Football
Name Function Notes
Frank Boddy Actor
Jenny Leng Actor
Warwick Ongley Actor
Zig Richters Actor
Jan Smith Actor
Kate Sullivan Actor
Mike Tate Actor
Gordon Todd Actor
Margie Ryan Assistant Stage Manager
Peter Batey Designer
Peter Batey Director
Alan Hopgood Playwright
Bill Ryan Stage Manager
Margaret Fead Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme ACT Heritage Library
Event Identifier 21069