Campbell Howard Index - C

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56 Author Campbell, John
  Title Cell, The
  Length One Act
  Setting Cell in Singapore's Changi Gaol in 1944.
  Characters
  1. NICK, an Australian P.O.W.
  2. DEATH, an Australian P.O.W.
  3. SOCRATES, an Australian P.O.W.
  4. PROFESSOR, an Australian P.O.W.
  5. ISHIMOTO, a Japanese guard
  Cast
  1. Athol Fredrickson
  2. Ron Stevens
  3. Gerald Westbury
  4. William Adams
  5. Ken Brown
  Subject(s) Race Relations; War; World War II
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection
     
57 Author Capern, Alwyn
  Title Last Summer: A Play in One Act
  Date 1958
  Length One Act
  Setting The lounge of a guest house in Southport, Queensland. The present.
  Characters
  • COLONEL JANSON
  • MRS HYDE-WHYTE
  • LADY DUNSTAN
  • MISS MORGAN
  • MR BARNETT
  Cast The original Cast at the Ipswich Little Theatre included Alwyn Capern, Cathy Capern (as Miss Morgan), June Kupfer, Edward Kelleher, Margaret Russell (as Mrs Hyde-White) and Anne Spencer (as Lady Dunstan).
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
58 Author Carroll, Kathleen
  Title Office Interlude
  Date 1940
  Length One Act
  Setting The girls' tearoom in a large office.
  Characters
  1. MRS MURPHY, the tea woman
  2. RITA SPENCER, Mr Greenway's secretary
  3. PEGGY SELLEN, the office girl
  4. JOAN HARLEY, Mr Stone's secretary
  5. AMY MURDOCH, the bookkeeper
  6. NANCY WILLIAMS, the telephonist
  7. PAULINE FULTON, Mr Gillies' secretary
  8. ELSA BENNETT, Mr Brennan's secretary
  Cast
  1. Jess Trenoweth
  2. Betty Edwards
  3. Heather MacKenzie
  4. Gwen Plumb
  5. Ella Stark
  6. Hylda Hole
  7. Win Moffatt
  8. Marjorie Bell
  Subject(s) Work and Business
  Published Six Australian One-Act Plays, Mulga Publications, Sydney, 1944.
     
59 Author Carroll, Kathleen
  Title Saturday
  Date 1940
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • The living room in Mrs Hennessey's boarding house.
  • I Saturday morning. The present.
  • II That afternoon.
  • III Saturday night.
  Characters
  • MRS HENNESSEY, the landlady
  • ALF, her brother
  • MRS WILKINS, who lives in the back flat
  • MARY ADAMS, a shop girl
  • DOLLY SMITHERS, a factory girl
  • BERT JONES, a labourer engaged to Dolly
  • DAN HENNESSEY, Mrs Hennessey's husband
  • DICK ROBERTS, a bank clerk
  • ANN ROBERTS, his wife
  • RADIO ANNOUNCER
  Subject(s) Gambling; Marriage; Money; Suicide
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
60 Author Clark, Almon
  Title Mera Dost
  Date 1926
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • The entire action takes place in a small Indian town.
  • I The road before the Saiva temple gate near a fruit store.
  • II.i A street scene.
  • II.ii The Banyan tree. Moonlight.
  • III.i A room in Ram's house. Dawn.
  • III.ii Leila's house. The Red Dawn.
  • IV.i A street. Sunset.
  • IV.ii The interior of a ruined temple in complete darkness.
  Characters
  • RAM, a cynical rice grower
  • AMMAN, a young poet
  • ABABU, an old servant of Ram
  • AKBAR, a Moslem agitator
  • YASMINI, a pilgrim
  • LEILA, a temple dancer
  • MIRI, sister of Leila
  • PRIESTS, MERCHANTS, BEGGARS, DANCING GIRLS, etc.
  Subject(s) Murder; Race Relations; Religion; Suicide; Verse Drama
  Published E.A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1926. Included in Nymphs and Fauns: Four Plays, E.A. Vidler, Melbourne, 1929.
     
61 Author Clarke, Joan
  Title Home Brew
  Date 1954
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I.i The O'Briens' living room.
  • I.ii The same. A few nights later.
  • II Hotel room. One week later about 4.30 pm.
  • III The O'Briens' living room. Two hours later.
  Characters
  • POP O'BRIEN
  • MA O'BRIEN
  • TOM, their younger son
  • JIM, their elder son
  • JENNY, Jim's wife
  • MIKE, another brother
  • MOLLY, their daughter
  • BOB, Molly's friend
  • GEORGE
  • KAY
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Trade Unionism; Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
62 Author Clarke, Joan and Meredith, James
  Title Wild Colonial Boy, The: A Musical Drama in Three Acts
  Date 1955/1956
  Length Three Acts: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i Interior of a rough slab hut. December 1827.
  • I.ii George Street North, Sydney, outside the "Currency Lass", a public house near the Rocks. March 1828.
  • I.iii A clearing in the Australian bush. September 1828.
  • II Big Mick's hut.
  • III.i Bush scene. September 1830
  Characters
  • FRANK, the poet
  • MUCKLESTON
  • JACK DONAHUE
  • PEDLAR
  • SEAMAN
  • PADDY MALONE
  • PUBLICAN
  • CONSTABLE DOOLAN
  • GIRL
  • McNAMARA
  • UNDERWOOD
  • WEBBER
  • WALMSLEY
  • JIM JONES
  • DENIS O'REILLY
  • BIG MICK
  • MRS O'REILLY
  • NANCY O'REILLY
  • OLD BIDDY
  • MARY
  • DAN
  • ROSE and KATHLEEN, Big Mick's daughters
  • CHORUS
  • VOICE
  Subject(s) Bushrangers; Crime; Law and Justice
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
63 Author Cohen, Harold
  Title Moving Finger, The: A Light Scenic Play in Three Scenes
  Date 1940
  Length Three Scenes
  Setting
  • I Balcony of a Hotel.
  • II Dressing room of a Prima Donna.
  • III Chancellor's study.
  Characters
  • CARL
  • SOPHY
  • MARWITZ
  • ANTON
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology
  Published Robertson and Mullens, Melbourne, 1940
     
64 Author Collisson, Nora Winifred
  Title By Royal Command: A Pageant Play of English Church History
  Date 1946
  Length Four Act Pageant
  Setting Progression of short scenes from earliest times to the modern day.
  Characters
  • ANGELS
  • MARTYRS
  • DREAM PRIESTS
  • MONSTERS
  • DRUIDS
  • ROMANS
  • BRITONS
  • MEDIEVAL KINGS
  • FIGURES IN TABLEAUX
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters; Pageant; Religion; Verse Drama
  Published Hunkin, Ellis and King, Adelaide, 1946.
     
65 Author Collisson, Nora Winifred
  Title Christus Consummator: A Pageant Play of Church History
  Date 1928
  Length Pageant (3 hours)
  Setting Pageant set in the Spirit World.
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters; Pageant; Religion
  Published Gillingham and Co., Adelaide, 1928.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
66 Author Collisson, Nora Winifred
  Title Homo Sapiens: A Pageant Play of Learning
  Date 1929
  Length Pageant (Four Parts, Eleven Scenes)
  Characters MAN PERPLEXED and Morality Characters and Historical type Characters.
  Subject(s) Mystery Play; Pageant; Verse Drama
  Published Brown, Prior and Co., Melbourne, 1929.
     
67 Author Costello, R. S.
  Title Action Plus
  Date 1931
  Length One Act
  Subject(s) Work and Business
     
68 Author Crawford, Jim
  Title Rocket Range
  Date 1947
  Length One Act: Three Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i An Aboriginal encampment at night.
  • I.ii The same.
  • I.iii The same.
  Characters
  • GIMBIN, a tribal elder
  • NAMALKA, a warrior
  • KAJABBI, a warrior who was once impressed for work by white men for a short while
  • KALKALDOON, an Aboriginal girl
  • NUMERIN, an Aboriginal girl
  • POLICEMAN and BLACK TRACKER.
  Subject(s) Aborigines; Law and Justice; Race Relations
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
69 Author Crawford, Jim
  Title Welcome Home
  Date 1947
  Length One Act
  Setting
  • I.i Mary's overcrowded room in an industrial suburb.
  • I.ii The same. One month later.
  • I.iii The same. Two hours later.
  Characters
  • AUNT MAY THOMPSON
  • IDA THOMPSON, her daughter
  • MARY HALLIDAY, her niece
  • BILL HALLIDAY, Mary's husband
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Housing; Returned Servicemen
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
70 Author Cronin, Bernard
  Title Stampede
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting The kitchen cum living-room of a selector's home in the New South Wales outback in the summer of 1933. It is ten o'clock at night.
  Characters
  • GEORGE PAINTER, a selector
  • MARY, his wife
  • JIM JACKSON, a farm hand
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Drought; Marriage
  Published Best Australian One-Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.
     
71 Author Cumming, Margaret
  Title Cathedral, The
  Date 1951
  Length One Act
  Setting The lounge of the Griffin's home. Brisbane. Evening.
  Characters 1. FIRST DISCIPLE 2. SECOND DISCIPLE 3. THIRD DISCIPLE 4. FOURTH DISCIPLE 5. RALF GRIFFIN, the architect 6. NORAH GRIFFIN, his wife 7. BISHOP KESTIN 8. ELIZABETH FANSHAW 9. JULIA FANSHAW
  Cast 1. Peter Cox 2. Barry Aspinall 3. Joan Hilton 4. Angus Kidston 5. Arthur Husband 6. Jacklyn Kelleher 7. Ludovick Gordon 8. Frances Jones 9. Ettie Engler
  Subject(s) Marriage; Women's Issues; Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
72 Author Cumming, Margaret
  Title Dereliction
  Date 1957
  Length One Act
  Setting A bare stage with a table and a few chairs.
  Characters
  1. THE Author
  2. THE MAN
  3. THE FATHER
  4. THE DAUGHTER
  5. THE DERELICT THE WOMAN
  6. THE GIRL
  Cast

Names in brackets are of Characters of the play ("Spirit Variable") with in the play.

  1. Gordon Davies
  2. Adrian Power (Toni Sperrati)
  3. Mervyn Janson (Lawyer George Johnson)
  4. June Dawson
  5. Ray Dunlop (Martin Conway)
  6. Linda Flanders (Mrs Linda L'Estrange)
  7. Victoria Savage (Phyllis Redgrave) Marie Ferguson, Joan Lyons--in the audience.
  Subject(s) Alcoholism; Law and Justice; Moral Degeneration
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
73 Author Cumming, Margaret
  Title Fleeting Star
  Date 1955
  Length One Act
  Setting Reception Room leading on to the Great Balcony in the Palace of the Ruler of the World. A.D. 3,000. Nightime.
  Characters
  1. RAMON, a palace guard
  2. GREGOR, the ruler's son
  3. DAPHNE, Queen-Consort
  4. STEVEN, the ruler's nephew
  5. DAVID, the ruler of Earth
  6. JANE, a palace flower girl
  Cast
  1. Len Wintour
  2. Noel Cannon
  3. Beryl Finlay
  4. Brian Cannon
  5. Graham McAlpine
  6. Berys Marshall
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology; Science
     
74 Author Cumming, Margaret
  Title Poor Xantippe!
  Date 1957
  Length One Act
  Setting Athens towards the close of the fifth century B.C.
  Characters
  1. APPOLLODORUS, a Greek servant
  2. XANTIPPE, wife to Socrates
  3. SOCRATES, the great philosopher
  4. SAPPHO, Xantippe's niece
  5. CRITO, a Greek soldier betrothed to Sappho
  6. LOTIS, a student of Socrates
  7. SOPHOCLES, poet-dramatist and soldier
  8. PLATO, friend and student of Socrates
  9. ARIADNE, a child of the household
  Cast
  • 2. Linda Flanders
  • 3. David Brown
  • 4. Gladys Mackay
  • 5. Colin Daddow
  • 7. Ray Dunlop Roles unspecified: Errol Curran, Marie Ferguson, John Duryea, Patricia Kattern.
  Subject(s) Domestic Life; Historical Events or Characters
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
75 Author Cunnington, Charles Leslie
  Title Cudgewa Outlaw, The
  Date 1932
  Length One Act
  Setting The verandah of Cudgewa homestead.
  Characters
  • DAN FRENCH, owner of Cudgewa
  • ANDY WATT
  • AH SIN
  • GRACE LESTEVEN
  • JACKY LENNON
  • DR VALDER
  • SAM SKEETS
  • STOCKMEN
  Subject(s) Gambling; Horse Racing
  Published ustralian Theatre Society, Rose Bay (Sydney), 1932.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
76 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Anniversary
  Date 1935
  Length One Act
  Setting The Domain in Sydney, Anzac Day in 1935.
  Characters
  • JOHN PERRETT, a returned Anzac
  • BOB ALLEN, a returned Anzac
  • BILL, an original Anzac
  • ALAN, an original Anzac
  • DOUG, an original Anzac
  • TOM, an original Anzac
  • PAT, an original Anzac
  Subject(s) Anzac Legend; Great Depression; Mateship; Paranormal and Spiritual; Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
77 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Comets Soon Pass
  Date 1943
  Length Three Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting
  • Dr John Smith's living room, Currawong Valley.
  • I.i Winter. Early in the evening.
  • I.ii Later the same night.
  • II.i The following evening.
  • II.ii Two nights later.
  • III The following morning.
  Characters
  • DR JOHN SMITH
  • ELAINE, his adopted daughter
  • JASON DENVER, an artist
  • MRS CAROLINE DENVER
  • MRS ERRINGTON-BROWN, a local resident
  • MR TALBOT, owner of the local fruit cannery
  • JACK SMITH, a young Union organiser
  • TRALLIE TOWERS, Mrs Errington-Brown's ex-domestic servant
  Subject(s) Flood; Politics and Ideology; Social Status; Work and Business
  Published Three Australian Three-Act Plays, Australasian Publishing Co., Sydney, 1950.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
78 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Eternal Now: A Play in Three Acts (a.k.a. Stand Still Time)
  Date 1946
  Length Three Acts: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i The Ropers' flat. Late evening.
  • I.ii The same. Next morning.
  • II The same. A week later.
  • III.i A hillside at Stanwell Park. Next evening
  • III.ii The same. A fortnight later.
  • III.iii The Ropers' flat. Three months later.
  Characters ALEC ROPER MARGARET ROD FALLAW
  Subject(s) Marriage; Returned Servicemen; War
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. AAAR. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
79 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Golden Girls, The
  Date 1955
  Length Three Acts: Nine Scenes, Prologue and Epilogue
  Setting

The morning room of the Prendergast home in Sydney. Prologue 1948

  • I.i 1898. A summer morning.
  • I.ii 1898. A week later.
  • I.iii 1898. The following night.
  • II.i 1903. Five years later.
  • II.ii 1903. A month later.
  • II.iii 1908. Five years later.
  • III. i 1928. Twenty years later.
  • III. ii 1948. Twenty years later.
  • III. iii 1948. A few days later. Epilogue 1948.
  Characters
  • POLICE SERGEANT
  • DR ROSALIND HALL, the Rosalind of the rest of the play
  • CARLO SANTANELLI
  • TOM, the coachman's son
  • LAVINIA and CHARLOTTE PRENDERGAST, 16 year old twin daughters of Major Prendergast
  • MAJOR PRENDERGAST
  • ROSALIND PRENDERGAST, his second daughter
  • ANGELICA PRENDERGAST, his eldest daughter
  • HARRISON, a solicitor
  Subject(s) Family Relations
  Published Deane, London, 1955.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
80 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title His Honour Comes to Tea (a.k.a. The Legal Point of View)
  Date 1933
  Length One Act
  Setting The heavily-furnished lounge room of the Thwaites' house.
  Characters 1. MRS THWAITES
2. MONA, the maid
3. MR THWAITES
4. JUDGE BELLAIRS

1. Doris Williams
2. Marjorie Cumberland
3. Stephen Leach
4. Donald Hill
  Held in MS/TS Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
81 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Morning Sacrifice: A Play in Three Acts
  Date 1942
  Length Three Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting

The staff room of Easthaven Girls' High School.

  • I Monday 8.45 a.m.
  • II.i Monday 11.00 a.m.
  • II.ii Monday 1.10 p.m.
  • III.i Monday 3.35 p.m.
  • III.ii Thursday 8.50 a.m.
  Characters
  1. MISS PORTIA KINSBURY, Deputy Headmistress
  2. MISS CHARLOTTE BATES
  3. MISS MARGARET SOLE
  4. MISS SHEILA RAY
  5. MISS ROSE HAMMOND
  6. MRS MacNEIL
  7. MISS DORA PEARL
  8. MISS GWYN CARTWITHEN
  9. MISS WOODS, Headmistress
  Cast
  1. Nancy Hill
  2. Ruth Rowell
  3. Doris Jefferson
  4. Coralie Condon
  5. Rose Stace
  6. Ella Munyard
  7. Sheila O'Halloran
  8. Joan Evans
  9. Dorothy Krantz
  Subject(s) Schools; Women's Issues; Work and Business
  Published Mulga Publications, Sydney, 1943. Three Australian Three-Act Plays, Australasian Publishing Co., Sydney, 1950. Currency, Sydney,1986.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
82 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Pacific Paradise
  Date 1955
  Length Three Acts: Seven Scenes
  Setting
  • I. The verandah of Simon Hoad's bungalow. A summer morning on the Island of Moluka in the South Pacific.
  • II.i The same. A week later.
  • II.ii The same. Two days later.
  • II.iii The verandah with a beach in the foreground. Before dawn the next morning.
  • III.i The same. Three days later just before sunset.
  • III.ii The same. Before midnight the same day.
  • III.iii The same as Act I. Before sunrise the next morning.
  Characters
  • BATAH, secretary to Simon Hoad
  • DIBU, WANO, JURI, island boys aged 17-18
  • LITOLE, NINOA, MARA, island girls aged 17-18
  • TALUA, Kahru's wife
  • VITI, Simon Hoad's wife
  • LALOMA, Simon Hoad's daughter
  • SIMON HOAD, owner of Moluka
  • KAHRU, Adjutant of Moluka
  • COLONEL WINTERTON, Chief of Military Divison of the Atomic Control Board
  • PROFESSOR NICHOLAS, Nuclear Physicist
  • SQUADRON-LEADER CLIVE EVERETT, a pilot attached to the Military Division of the Atomic Control Board
  • THE HON. OSBERT DAY, Minister-at-Large and Chairman of the Atomic Control Board
  • ISLANDERS, in masks in sacrificial scene
  Subject(s) Nuclear Threat; Politics and Ideology
  Published Published as a supplement to Theatregoer, Vol. 3, No 1, 1963. Translated into Albanian, Japanese, Hindi, Hungarian and Spanish and Published in the U.S.S.R.. Published by Australasian Drama Studies, St Lucia, 1991.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
83 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Red Sky at Morning: a Play in Three Acts (a.k.a. Red Sky at Night)
  Date 1935
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

An inn at Parramatta, New South Wales, in 1812.

  • I Evening.
  • II Later the same evening.
  • III The following morning.
  Characters
  1. MICHAEL, an ostler at the Inn
  2. ALICIA
  3. LANDLORD
  4. MAGGIE
  5. EMMA
  6. THE OFFICER
  Cast
  1. Colin Jones
  2. Laura West
  3. Harold Fraser
  4. Stephanie Sheppard
  5. Nora Allen
  6. John Appleton
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Convicts
  Published Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1942 (2nd ed. 1949)
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
84 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Second Rhapsody: A Play
  Length One Act
  Setting Box of a Concert Hall
  Characters
  • MONICA
  • BELLE, her friend
  • ANTON DARNAK, a pianist
  • NEIL, Monica's husband
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Infidelity; Marriage
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579, this play being MS 5579/22.
     
85 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Shallow Cups
  Date 1933
  Length One Act
  Setting A black curtained room.
  Characters
  1. SHE, who is dead
  2. ARTHUR LIPSCOMBE, her husband
  3. OLIVE, her friend
  4. MR LIPSCOMBE, her father-in-law
  5. MARIAN, her sister
  6. HE, who carries the light
  Cast
  1. Wendy Woolfrey.
  2. Jack Saul.
  3. Laura West.
  4. Edward Cavill.
  5. Dymphna Cusack.
  6. William Wines.
  Subject(s) Money; Paranormal and Spiritual
  Published Eight Plays by Australians, Dramatists Club, Melbourne, 1934.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
86 Author Cusack, Dymphna
  Title Shoulder the Sky
  Date 1945
  Length Three Acts
  Setting An "Australia League Canteen"-A Voluntary Canteen for all Services during World War II in an Australian coastal city.
  Characters
  • MISS CLANCY, voluntary helper at Canteen
  • MATT PAYNE, A.I.F. Sergeant
  • AN ABORIGINAL, A.I.F. Private
  • SISTER RUTH WYNNE, A.I.F. Nurse
  • FLYING-OFFICER DON PRESTON, R.A.A.F.
  • ELMER LEE, Sergeant in U.S. Forces
  • BILL STEVENS, A.I.F. Private
  • MRS FITZGERALD, voluntary helper at Canteen
  • YOUNG U.S. AIRMAN
  • MRS STANWELL-ROCK, voluntary helper at Canteen
  • MRS GILDEN, voluntary helper at Canteen
  • BETTINA SMYTHE, voluntary helper at Canteen
  • MRS MONA HALLIDAY, muniton worker and voluntary helper at Canteen
  • "KOKODA", Young A.I.F. boy
  • JAKE, a Newfoundlander in the merchant navy
  • ERKY, a Cockney in the merchant navy
  • SCOTTISH NAVAL RATING WITH R.N.
  • LAURA, A.W.A.S.
  • TRIXIE, A.W.A.S.
  • SERGEANT JULIE RUTHERFORD, A.A.M.W.S.
  • MAJOR REX MORRISON, A.A.M.S.
  • MRS SHIRLEY WATT, voluntary helper at Canteen
  Subject(s) Military Life; Social Status; War; World War II
  Published Three Australian Three-Act Plays, Australasian Publishing Co., Sydney, 1950.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds collections of Dymphna Cusack papers, MS 1843 and MS 4621, and in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579.
     
87 Author Cuthbertson, Alan.
  Title Death Comes to Bogglesworth Manor, or Your Coffin has Come, Sir
  Length One Act
  Setting Interior of Bogglesworth Manor
  Characters
  • ARCHBISHOP
  • LADY MAUD
  • MURGATROYD
  • GHOST
  • JANE
  • HONORIA
  • DR VAMPIRE
  Subject(s) Murder; Paranormal and Spiritual
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
88 Author Cuthbertson, Alan
  Title Kippers on the Wing
  Length One Act
  Setting A stage hung with beige curtains.
  Characters
  • SYLVIA, an actress
  • JERRY, an actor
  • TONY, Sylvia’s husband, a playwright
  Subject(s) Theatre Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.