Campbell Howard Index - A

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  • Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia. see also Armstrong, H.D.
  • Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia. (writing collaboratively as "Pejar")
  • Ashworth
  • Atherton
  • Atkinson

1 Author Adamson, C.M.
  Title Call it a Date
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting The interior of a London dressmaker's shop from about half-past nine in the morning.
  Characters LITTLE MISS SNORTER, messenger girl
MISS SMITH, head assistant
MISS STEINBERG, junior assistant
MADAME DURCOT
MISS CHITTERING, a customer
AN UNPLEASANT DAMSEL, another customer
THE YOUNG HUSBAND, another customer
MESSENGER BOY
THE MASSIVE LADY, another customer
ANNE, Madam's daughter (aged 15)
  Subject(s) Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
2 Author Afford, Max
  Title Lady in Danger: A Comedy-Thriller in Three Acts
  Date 1942
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I.i Living room of the Seftons' flat, near Bayswater, London. About 9.30 pm one evening in summer.
  • I.ii The same. About 6.20 pm the following evening.
  • II.i The same. About 7.30 pm the following evening.
  • II.ii The same. One hour later.
  • III Lounge in the nursing home of Dr Francis Gresham, near Hampstead. This act overlaps Act II by ten minutes.
  Characters 1. BILL SEFTON
2. MONICA SEFTON
3. MRS BRIGID FLANNAGAN
4. DR FRANCIS GRESHAM
5. SYLVIA MEADE
6. ANDREW MEADE
7. CHIEF INSPECTOR BURKE
8. DETECTIVE DENNIS MARSH
9. CONSTABLE POGSON
10. CARL
  Cast 1. James Pratt
2. Gwen Plumb
3. Dorothy Whiteley
4. Norman Haire
5. Hazel Hollander
6. Kenneth Fowles
7. David Rattner
8. Desmond Rolfe
9. Sydney Chambers
10. John Cameron
  Subject(s) Espionage; Law and Justice; Murder
  Published Mulga Publications, Sydney, 1944.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection.
     
3 Author Aldous, Allan
  Title Enter the Author
  Date 1935
  Length One Act
  Setting Richard Warner's study.
  Characters RICHARD WARNER, a playwright
BENTON, a neighbour and friend
BETTY CHRISTIE, the heroine of Warner's play
HAROLD HARGOOD, the hero
MILES JUDSON, the villain
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Fantasy; Writers and Writing
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
4 Author Aldous, Allan
  Title Man With Three Hands, The
  Date 1958
  Length One Act
  Setting The Professor's Laboratory.
  Characters
  • PROFESSOR
  • MISS-ER-UM
  • MRS PROFESSOR
  • YOUNG MAN
  • TITANIA
  • MAN FROM JUPITER (The Man with Three Hands)
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Children's Theatre; Fantasy; Science
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
5 Author Aldous, Allan
  Title Old Melbourne Town
  Date 1956
  Length One Act
  Setting I.i Projected background of Collins Street. 1956.
I.ii The same. 1910.
I.iii The same. 1880.
I.iv The same. 1857.
I.v The same. 1839.
I.vi Projected background of virgin bushland.
  Characters NARRATOR
BATMAN
FLEMMING
FAWKNER
FISHER
RUSSELL
IRISHMAN
CLERK
CHAIRMAN WOOD
DARKE
WEDGE
BOURKE
LONSDALE
HODDLE
HAWDON
MR AND MRS SMITH
MR AND MRS BROWN
IRVING
MR AND MRS ROBINSON
COUNCILLOR
HOOSON
FATHER AND MOTHER
PASSER-BY
KELLY
JONES
DISGRUNTLED DIGGER
LEGAL CHARACTER
MR AND MRS CONDELL
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Historical Events or Characters; Melbourne; Pageant
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
6 Author Antill, Major-General John Macquarie and Antill-de Warren, Rose
  Title Emancipist, The: An Historical Drama in Three Acts
  Date 1936
  Length Three Acts: Thirteen Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i The quarter-deck of H.M.S. Standard, anchored on the Thames. Other warships in the vicinity at anchorage. It is the year 1797. The skyline of London is seen in the background.
  • I.ii The cabin of Captain Hawkins. He is seated at a table.
  • I.iii The same. A court-martial is about to open.
  • I.iv The quarter-deck of H.M.S. Standard, three days later.
  • II.i A prison cell at Dartmoor Prison four years later.
  • II.ii A street in front of the Military Barracks, Sydney. Six months later - a rough road the convicts have been making.
  • II.iii The private courtyard of the Norfolk Island Prison Infirmary. Two years later (1803). In the distance, a ship at anchor and working parties of convicts amidst gardens.
  • III.i The study of Government House, Sydney, 8 years later.
  • III.ii The Gardens adjoining Government House, some months later.
  • III.iii The same. Six months later.
  • III.iv The same. The next day.
  • III.v The Barracks mess-room. Some days later.
  • III.vi The garden at Government House, with the vice-regal residence at back.
  Characters SURGEON REDFERN
LIEUTENANT GLOSTER
CAPTAIN HAWKINS
PETTY OFFICER BARTON
OFFICER ESCORT
CAPTAIN OF MARINES
JUDGE ADVOCATE
PRESIDENT OF THE COURT MARTIAL
FIVE SENIOR NAVAL OFFICERS
PROSECUTOR
OFFICERS, MARINES, SAILORS
FLAG LIEUTENANT
GAOLER
MRS REDFERN
WARDER
GROOM
OFFICER OF PRISONERS' ESCORT
CORPORAL
SARA WILLS
GOVERNOR KING
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL FOVEAUX
A WORKING PARTY OF CONVICTS
BRONSON, a servant
HENRY FULTON
GOVERNOR LACHLAN MacQUARIE
MAJOR HENRY GOLDEN ANTILL, Aide-de-camp to Macquarie
KEOGH, a servant at Government House
NURSE
MR AND MRS EDWARD SPENCER WILLS
ELIZA WILLS
MR WILLIAM COX
MAID
MRS MacQUARIE
RICHARDSON, the gardener
MR HOWE, Editor of the Sydney Gazette
MURPHY, off-duty constable and friend of Richardson
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL MOLLE, C.O. 46th Regiment
CITIZENS AND THEIR WOMENFOLK
HIGHLAND PIPERS
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Convicts; Historical Events or Characters ; Law and Justice
  Published Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Rose Antill de Warren papers, MS 7092.
     
7 Author Armstrong, H. D.
  Title Pretty Bargain, A
  Date 1939
  Length One Act
  Setting The Hansons' home.
  Characters JULIAN HANSON
ESTHER, his wife
SAMUEL, Julian's brother
JENNY, his wife
JANE HUMPELDRICK, aunt to Julian and Samuel
ALICE, parlour maid to the Hansons
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Money
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
8 Author Armstrong, H.D. and Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia (writing collaboratively as "Pejar")
  Title Unfortunate Archibalds, The
  Date 1931
  Length Three Acts
  Setting The sitting room of Mrs Archibald's cottage, "The Nest", in a populous Sydney suburb.
  Characters MRS ARCHIBALD
ANNABEL, CLARA, LUCY, her daughters
HORACE ARCHIBALD, her only son
PERCE DAWSON
COLIN DURANCE, engaged to Lucy
MRS JAMES, a neighbour
MR TEMPERLEY, junior partner of the firm of Thompson and Lavender, Solicitors
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Money; Social Status
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
9 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title At Dusk
  Date 1934
  Length One Act
  Setting The living room of a bush homestead.
  Characters 1. JIM, a cocky (small farmer)
2. AMY, his wife
3. LILY, her sister
  Cast Sydney Drama Society, 23 July 1938:
1. Gordon Gow
2. Trixie Gore
3. Marjorie Gore
  Subject(s) Bush Life
  Published Best Australian One Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
10 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Drought
  Date 1923
  Length One Act
  Setting Living room of a bush shanty near the Bogan River, western New South Wales at the time of the great drought of 1902.
  Characters JOE, a selector
ELLIE, his wife
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Drought; Marriage; Mental Illness; Suicide
  Published Prize One Act Plays: Three Plays Chosen for Professional Production by the International One-Act Play Theatre, Harrap, London,1934. Plays in One Act, Edwards and Shaw, Sydney, 1958.
     
11 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Fire
  Date 1923
  Length Four Acts
  Setting I A sitting room in the homestead of Myall Station, western New South Wales.
II The morning room at Uralga (Harry Carruthers' station). The next day.
III The same. A few seconds later.
IV Glen's shanty. During the ensuing night.
  Characters ETTA FITZGERALD, joint-owner of Myall Station
HUGO FITZGERALD, Etta's brother and joint owner of Myall
ADRIAN WOTTON, a padre
HENRY CARRUTHERS, a neighbouring station-owner and Etta's suitor
MRS ISIDORE HISSEY and MISS MAY CARRUTHERS, Henry Carruthers' aunts
JANET, their parlormaid
DOROTHY ELLIOTT
GEORGE ELLIOTT, Dorothy's father
CRYSTAL ROSE, a servant girl
MICHAEL GLEN
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Returned Servicemen
  Published Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 1923.
     
12 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Goblin Gold (0riginal title: Who Knows?)
  Date 1932 ca
  Setting Gulgandra Station, owned by Mrs Debenham, in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. The present.
  Characters MRS MARGARET DEBENHAM
MEGGIE AND JOAN DEBENHAM, Margaret's nieces
JACK SMITH
GEORGE STANFORTH, engaged to Meggie
STEPHEN DAVIES, overseer of Gulgandra Station
BERT HOBLEY
DAN BRODY
THE REV ERNEST CATHCART, a neigbour
MISS CATHCART, Rev Cathcart's sister
MR AND MRS DE MORGAN, neighbours
MR AND MRS BINGLEY, neighbours
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Family Relations; Murder
     
13 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Moon Sets, The
  Date 1958
  Length Three Acts: Seven Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i The living room of a small station in the Southern Highlands of N.S.W. The present. Early evening in late Spring.
  • I.ii The same. Midnight.
  • II.i The same. Eight o'clock the next morning.
  • II.ii The same. Later in the morning.
  • II.iii The same. Afternoon, same day.
  • III.i The same. Towards evening, same day.
  • III.ii The same. Several hours later.
  Characters NATALIE SYLVESTER
DOROTHY MORLAND, Natalie's aunt by marriage
JAMES McMAUGH ("Mack")
ANDREW, ESTER and HECTOR BRENNAN, Natalie's cousins
  Subject(s) Murder
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
14 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Nina
  Date 1936
  Length Three Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting I.i Library at Craven Court. A Friday afternoon in September.
I.ii The same. After dinner.
II.i The same. Next morning.
III The living room of Alison Trevor's flat in Chelsea. Six Months later.
  Characters HENRY CRAVEN-WARING, of Craven Court in Surrey
CHARLES, his elder son
ROBERT, a younger son
NINA, Charles' wife
SYBIL, Robert's wife
EMILY CRAVEN
LEWIS BASCOMBE
ALISON TREVOR
ALSTON
HAWKINS
  Cast On the occasion of the 1936 public reading the Cast included Alfred Race, C. D. Bissett, Ann Gordon, W. Rees, Irene Thirkell and Mary Hoskins.
  Subject(s) Mental Illness; Murder
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
15 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Penny Dreadful
  Date 1958
  Length One Act
  Setting Sitting-room of a modern house in one of the outermost London suburbs. Evening.
  Characters DR HENRY WILBERFORCE
MRS JENNIFER WILBERFORCE, his wife
JAMES MILSON
MRS ISABEL MILSON, Jennifer's sister
MRS ANGUS MAGGIE, a servant
  Subject(s) Crime; Murder
  Published Plays in One Act, Sydney, Edwards and Shaw, 1958.
     
16 Author Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia
  Title Thomas
  Date 1958
  Length One Act
  Setting The sitting-room of a small suburban flat around 1904.
  Characters MISS ISABEL MEADOWS
MISS DOROTHY MEADOWS
MRS MacFARLANE
GEORGE MEADOWS
A CAB-DRIVER
MARY (wife of George Meadows) THOMAS
  Subject(s) Domestic Life; Family Relations
  Published Plays in One Act, Edwards and Shaw, Sydney, 1958
     
17 Author Ashworth, Arthur and Kelly, Philip
  Title Ashes of Roses
  Date 1956
  Length Three Acts: Four Scenes
  Setting I.i The lounge room of Godfrey Rose's house in ' Talbogrin. The present (ca 1959).
I.ii The same, after dinner that evening.
II The same, some days later.
III The same, several weeks later.
  Characters GRANDMA ROSE, matriarch, widow of Herbert Rose, pioneer
GODFREY ROSE, Herbert's businessman son
JEAN ROSE, Godfrey's somewhat distracted wife
VERONICA, Jean and Godfrey's daughter
CYNTHIA, Grandma Rose's daughter
SWEENEY, Cynthia's husband
ALBERTA, Sweeney's daughter and a bored society beauty
BILL HASSELL, manager of the Roses' station
LADY BUNCE, a society organiser
DIGBY SUMMERHILL, an artistic man of uncertain age
REG TUTTLE, Mayor of Talbogrin
MRS DIPPLE, President of the local Country Women's Assoc.
MISS LOUP, librarian at Talbogrin
MYRTLE SLOUT, curvacious blonde from the local Milk Bar
ANDY, reporter on theTalbogrin Courier
ANN JULES, reporter from Universal Woman
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Family Relations; Public Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. (QU script is a radio adaptation by Richard Lane).
     
18 Author Atherton
  Title Pitch and Toss
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting The lounge of Colonel Manning's home in Sussex. A late afternoon in August 1914.
  Characters COLONEL MANNING
ISOBEL MANNING, his wife
TOM MANNING
IVOR MANNING
KIT RAYMOND
FRANK DAIN
ALICE STANLEY
JOAN HOWE
MASON, a butler
  Subject(s) Paranormal and Spiritual; War; World War I
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
19 Author Atkinson, Evelyn John Rupert
  Title Dead Man's Ghost, The
  Date 1925
  Length One Act
  Setting Interior of a wood-cutter's camp in the Blue Mountains about a hundred years ago.
  Characters MEG, Donald's wife
SEBASTIAN, her brother
HEWLETT, her foster-brother
GAFFER, an old man serving as cook and rouseabout
BUX, one of a gang of road-makers
THE APPARITION, GADGE
  Subject(s) Murder; Paranormal and Spiritual; Verse Drama
  Published Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1925. A Prologue and Three Plays, Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1928.
     
20 Author Atkinson, Evelyn John Rupert
  Title Each Man a Multitude: A Fantastic Tragedy in Three Acts
  Date 1923
  Length Prologue and Three Acts
  Setting The library of the town flat occupied by Dr Ian Murchison.
  Characters GERARD MORTIMER
PIERRE and GUSTAV, Mortimer's chief subconscious personalities
ALTHEA
DR IAN MURCHISON
JACK WILDING
SIR PHILIP LETHRIDGE
THE MAID
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Mental Illness; Murder; Paranormal and Spiritual; Psychoanalysis; Verse Drama; Writers and Writing
  Published Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1923. A Prologue and Three Plays, Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1928.
     
21 Author Atkinson, Evelyn John Rupert
  Title Nocturne, A
  Date 1919
  Length Two Acts: Twelve Scenes
  Setting I.i A pier at night.
I.ii The sitting room in Mark's flat.
I.iii A poorly furnished room. A month later.
I.iv A back street in the slums at night. A month later.
I.v The same. Some weeks later.
II.i The same, four hours later.
II.ii Keith's sitting room.
II.iii A street in the slums.
II.iv A street in another part of the city, also in the slums.
II.v A street at night. A fortnight later.
II.vi The same.
II.vii The same.
  Characters ONE MAN ANOTHER KEITH MARK
  Subject(s) Alcoholism; Moral Degeneration; Murder; Slum Life; Verse Drama
  Published Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1919.
     
22 Author Atkinson, Evelyn John Rupert
  Title Ten Years Remorse
  Date 1923
  Length One Act
  Setting The bar of Kloof Wexel's shanty pub in a New Zealand country village.
  Characters HORACE
KLOOF WEXEL
JENNY ANN
BILLY
HAKE SEWELL
JIM HARRINGTON
CAPTAIN GILES
THE HON NORWOOD KNOWLES
PADDY BURKE
  Subject(s) Alcoholism; Mental Illness; Moral Degeneration
  Published Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1923. A Prologue and Three Plays, Edward A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1928.
     
23 Author Atkinson, L.V. (Leonard Vincent)
  Title Divided They Fall
  Date 1953
  Length One Act: Three Scenes
  Setting The Library of the Vallairs Homestead. 24th March 1891.
  Characters BEDFORD CLEAVESHOPE
MADELINE CLEAVESHOPE
DICK VILLAIRS, their godson
MRS LISTER, Bedford's sister
SUB-INSPECTOR ADAMS
  Subject(s) Barcaldine; Colonial Period; Historical Events or Characters; Law and Justice; Trade Unionism
  Published Gaythorne Publications, Sydney, 1953.