Event The One Day of the Year
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Season of Australian Plays
First Date 6 March 1962
Opening Date 6 March 1962
Last Date 28 April 1962
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description About the Cook family and their friend Wacka, a Gallipoli veteran. Alf Cook is also a returned serviceman and can only relate positively to his identity as a soldier on one day of the year - ANZAC Day.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Australian National Identity
War memorials
Name Function Notes
Bunney Brooke Actor
Sydney Conabere Actor
Elaine Cusick Actor
Dennis Miller Actor
Stewart Weller Actor
Eric Hoek Assistant Stage Manager
Bunney Brooke Director
John Sumner Director
Len Fisher Electrician
Alan Seymour Playwright
Bryan Edward Production Manager
Anne Fraser Set Designer
Kevin Hanily Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Bunney Brooke directing from Sumner's original.
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC records
Event Identifier 77783