Event Chidley
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Venue Grant Street Theatre, Southbank, VIC
First Date 15 December 1976
Opening Date 15 December 1976
Last Date 16 January 1977
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "About William James Chidley, whose radical ideas about diet, dress, and sexuality led to him being hounded to death in 1916."
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Historical
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Graeme Blundell Actor Walter Turnbull / Joseph Maiden
Carol Burns Actor Ada Turnbull
Peter Cummins Actor William James Chidley
Carrillo Gantner Actor The Judge / Rutherford
Robert Hewett Actor Inspector Branston / Dr Wilson
Peter Corrigan Designer
Garrie Hutchinson Director
John Beckett Lighting Designer
Elizabeth Drake Musical Arranger
Alma De Groen Playwright
Alan Ingram Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book John McCallum, Belonging, Currency Press, Sydney, 2009
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Programme Performing Arts Museum Playbox archive
Event Identifier 30107