Event The Queen and I
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Venue Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT
Umbrella Event World's Best Theatre Subscription Season 1996
First Date 21 August 1996
Opening Date 21 August 1996
Last Date 24 August 1996
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The story has the Royal Family deposed by a British republican government and exiled to Australia where they have to cope with living on social security benefits on a public housing estate that is home to unemployed people.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Satire
Song
Subjects Class Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Eileen Darley Actor
Ronald Falk Actor
Judi Farr Actor
Stephanie Fayerman Actor
Robert Goodale Actor
George Kapiniaris Actor
Samantha Packman Actor
Fiona Press Actor
Pearce Quigley Actor
Cath McKinnon Assistant Director
Mickey Gallagher Composer
Mark Thompson Designer
Max Stafford-Clark Director
Peter Gossner Lighting Designer
Ian Dury Lyricist
Robert Gavin Musical Supervisor
Melissa Reeves Playwright
Sue Townsend Playwright
Rob Brookman Producer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure ACT Heritage Library
Programme National Tour
Data Reviewed By Jonathan Bollen (JonathanBollen) on 14 October 2012
Event Identifier 67135