Event The Magistrate
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 12 March 1968
Opening Date 12 March 1968
Last Date 6 April 1968
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Aeneas Posket, Magistrate of Mulberry Street Police Court, is a fine, upstanding pillar of society. But this pillar is about to crumble. His second wife is passing off her nineteen-year-old son as fourteen, and this stepson is addicted to gambling and late night drinking dens. The whole Posket family and their eccentric relatives, guileless friends and scheming servants slip deeper and deeper into the mire of compromise and confusion."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Subjects Family
Name Function Notes
Helmut Bakaitis Actor
Graeme Blundell Actor
Simon Chilvers Actor
Jennifer Claire Actor
Elaine Cusick Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
John Gregg Actor
Sandra McKenzie Actor
Dennis Olsen Actor
John Paton Actor
Anne Pendlebury Actor
Lyndel Rowe Actor
Hugh Rule Actor
Martin Vaughan Actor
Gary Wastell Actor
George Whaley Actor
Hugh Rule Assistant Stage Manager
Gary Wastell Assistant Stage Manager
Kristian Fredrikson Costume Designer
George Ogilvie Director
Geoffrey Milne Electrician
Sandra McKenzie Musical Director
Arthur Wing Pinero Playwright
Kristian Fredrikson Set Designer
Sandra McKenzie Stage Manager
Peter Taylor Stage Manager
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Also toured to Canberra, Mildura, Mount Gambier and Tasmania.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC records
Event Identifier 24578