Event Inside the Island
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Venue Nimrod Upstairs, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 13 August 1980
Opening Date 13 August 1980
Last Date 21 September 1980
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Australian National Identity
Colonial Issues
Name Function Notes
Tony Blackett Actor Captain Henry
Anne Byron Actor Mrs Harrison / Julie
Paul Chubb Actor Sgt Collins
Warren Coleman Actor Pte Higgs
Bill Conn Actor Tom / Pte Miller
Tyler Coppin Actor Andy
Judy Davis Actor Susan Dawson
Colin Friels Actor Private O'Neill / Bert / Pte Watson
Martin Harris Actor Reverend / Arthur
John McTernan Actor Peter Blackwood
Dinah Shearing Actor Lillian Dawson
Martin Vaughan Actor George Dawson
Frances Macken Assistant Stage Manager Production assistant
Sarah de Jong Composer
Bill Haycock Designer
Neil Armfield Director
Keith Edmundson Lighting Designer
Louis Nowra Playwright
Neil Simpson Stage Manager
Katrina Foster Susan Dawson (replaced Judy Davis for some performances)
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Australian Drama Project (UQ) INSIDETLN
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1980
Event Identifier 6189