Event The Touch of Silk
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Venue The Playhouse, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 3 November 1928
Opening Date 3 November 1928
Last Date 1928
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere Yes
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Lucy Ahon Actor Jeanne
Hilary Blake Actor Nelly
David Dorrity Actor Alexander Ritchie
George Faulkner Actor Clifford Osborne
Russell Lamble Actor David Ritchie
Ruby May Actor Mrs Ryan
Jack O'Keefe Actor Jim
Betty Rae Actor Mrs Davidson
Kathleen Salter Actor Miss Patterson
Phil Shappere Actor Constable Hughes
Claude Thomas Actor Dr Wilson
Frank D. Clewlow Director
Betty Roland Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information TS one-act version Hanger Coll. H1918, Fryer Library; NAA (Canberra) A1336/1, item 17141. Published MUP/OUP, 1942 and 1945; Currency 1974, 1986 and 1988 (rev.).
Data Source
Source Description
Book Currency Press "Companion to the Theatre in Australia"
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Event Identifier 69977