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Venue Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW
First Date 1 December 1981
Last Date 5 December 1981
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "This became possibly the greatest stage success Australia has known and was adapted into a silent and a sound movie. Edited by Helen Musa and published with extensive historical notes including a film note by Andrew Pike.

Set in a shingle hut, on the selection, Darling Downs, soon after Federation."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Adaptation
Play with Music
Subjects Australian National Identity
Rural areas
Rural communities
Name Function Notes
Alan Brel Actor Maloney
Judith Fisher Actor Mother / Mrs White
Alan Fletcher Actor Sandy
Ben Gabriel Actor Dad
Laura Gabriel Actor Kate
Deborah Masters Actor Sarah
John Pratt Actor Parson / Billy Bearup
Suzanne Roylance Actor Lily White
Peter Schwarz Actor Cranky Jack
Martin Sharman Actor Joe
Bevan Wilson Actor Jim / Old Man Carey
Jack Youens Actor Dave
George Whaley Adaptor
Amanda Affleck Assistant Stage Manager
Steele Rudd Author
Leone Sharp Costume Designer
Arthur Dicks Designer
Kevin Jackson Director
David Hallett Musical Director
Bert Bailey Playwright
Hugh Powell Stage Manager
Terrence Collins Technician Production Team
Rae Kissick Technician Production Team
Tony Papps Technician Production Team
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Australian Drama Project (UQ) ONOURSEBB
Event Identifier 21421