Event Minimata - Drink the Mercury
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Venue New South Wales, NSW
First Date 30 September 1979
Last Date 10 December 1981
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Minamata : Drink the Mercury, by David Holman, A play for primary schools. Drink the Mercury is about the infamous 'Minamata Outbreak', in which mercury poisoning from a polluting multinational factory hit the people of a Japanese fishing village. The tragic story is told through the eyes of 9-year-old Ioka."
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Theatre in Education
Subjects Children
Contamination
Ecological
Environmental
Human Rights
Pollution
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Allan Chapple Actor
Hilary Larkum Actor
Don Mamouney Actor
Jyoti Mukherjee Actor
Lenore Plummer Actor
Don Mamouney Director
David Holman Playwright
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information This was Sidetrack's first production.
Data Source
Source Description
Sidetrack Archive Box 5
Event Identifier 92256