Event The Last of the Knucklemen
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 2 July 1974
Opening Date 2 February 1974
Last Date 27 July 1974
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Set in a mining centre in Australia's north-west. An Australian miner who likes to fight has a showdown with a bully who likes to brag. Lots of drinking, brawling and card-playing between men.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Drama
Subjects Men
Mining
Rural areas
Violence
Workers
Working Life
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
David Clendinning Actor
Lloyd Cunnington Actor
Peter Curtin Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
Michael Edgar Actor
Jonathan Hardy Actor
Robert Hewett Actor
Bruce Myles Actor
John Wood Actor
Robert Hanson Costume Designer
Simon Chilvers Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
John Powers Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Robert Hanson Set Designer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Revival of Melbourne Theatre Company 1973 premiere production.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 78327