Event 3 Plays: The Sponge Room (with The Dock Brief and The Proposal)
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Venue West End Rialto, West End , QLD
First Date 21 July 1965
Opening Date 21 July 1965
Last Date 24 July 1965
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description By Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall. "A comedy of suspended belief... the basic truth about loneliness, fear and fantasy in daily life". Three plays were performed together; The Dock Brief, The Sponge Room and The Proposal. All have been entered separately.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
One Act Plays
Name Function Notes
Janice Copland Actor
Edward Hepple Actor
Max Meldrum Actor
Walter Sullivan Actor
Willis Hall Playwright
Keith Waterhouse Playwright
Ken Hannam Producer
Murray Henderson Set Designer
Further Information This Q Theatre production was part of a Queensland rural tour. Venues and dates unavailable. Information available shows that the tour went to: Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Biloela, Mackay, Prosperine, Ayr, Townsville, Ingham, Cairns, Ravenshoe, Mareeba, Innisfail, Tully, Charters Towers, Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Cloncurry, Mt. Isa, Camooweal and Tennant Creek.
Data Source
Source Description
Flyer PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 25357