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Singing in the Seventies

Consists of six inter-related half-hour teleplays, subtitled an ‘inner city series’ because each episode is devoted to an inner Melbourne suburb, and concentrates on the ‘culture’ and professional life peculiar to each of the chosen precincts. For example, Conspicuous Consumption … Continue reading

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A Toast to Melba

Written in 1975 and premiered at the 1976 Adelaide Festival, it is another ‘Popular Play’ like The Les Darcy Show. Using the Epic Theatre techniques of Bertolt Brecht (without politics), the play encompasses the life of diva Nellie Melba from … Continue reading

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