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152 Author Farwell, George
  Title House that Jack Built, The
  Date 1950
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I The drawing room at Government House, Sydney Town. November 1807.
  • II.i The same. Two weeks later.
  • II.ii The corner of the Barrack Square. Some days later.
  • III The court room. 25th January 1808.
  • IV The same as Act I. The following day.
  Characters
  • CAPTAIN WILLIAM BLIGH, R.N., Governor of New South Wales
  • MARY PUTLAND, his daughter
  • JOHN MacARTHUR, pastoralist
  • ELIZABETH MacARTHUR, his wife
  • RE. HENRY FULTON, an Irish exile
  • ROBERT CAMPBELL, Port Officer
  • SIMEON LORD, a merchant
  • RICHARD ATKINS, Judge Advocate
  • MAJOR JOHNSTON, Acting-Commander N.S.W. Corps
  • CAPT. KEMP, LIEUTENANT LAYCOCK, LIEUTENANT BRAYBYN, LIEUTENANT MINCHIN, N.S.W. Corps officers
  • GRIFFIN, the Governor's Secretary
  • DUNN, his manservant
  • TWO SOLDIERS, A CONSTABLE, CLERK OF THE COURT
  Subject(s) Bligh, William; Colonial Period; Historical Events or Characters; Law and Justice; Macarthur, John; Politics and Ideology; Rum Rebellion
  Published Heinemann Educational, Melbourne, 1970.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
 

 
153 Author Farwell, George
  Title Sons of the South
  Date 1947
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I A shearers' camp some miles outside Barcaldine in central Queensland. February 1891.
  • II.i The Barcaldine strike camp. Ten days later.
  • II.ii The homestead verandah, Rowenna Station. Two weeks later. Close on sundown.
  • III The Barcaldine strike camp. A few days later.
  • IV.i The Court at Rockhampton. A month later.
  • IV.ii A small camp similar to that in Act I. Two months later.
  Characters
  • CHARLIE ROSS, shearer
  • LOFTY HIGGINS, shearer
  • RED REILY, shearer
  • SPUD MORTON, shearer
  • SCOTTY, shearer
  • JACKO, shearer
  • TOM RYAN, of the Strike Committee
  • E.H. MURPHY
  • BIG JIM BROWN
  • ANGEL PARKES, barmaid
  • JOSHUA RANDSOME, grazier
  • MARK RANDSOME, his son
  • RUTH RANDSOME, his daughter
  • JUDGE HARDING
  • VIRGIL POWER, Crown Prosecutor
  • SPECIAL CONSTABLE, SOLDIERS, SHEARERS
  Subject(s) Barcaldine; Colonial Period; Historical Events or Characters; Lane, William; Law and Justice; Politics and Ideology; Trade Unionism
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
 

 
154 Author Flinn, H.E.M.
  Title Travail
  Date 1936
  Length Three Acts with Prologue and Epilogue
  Setting

Prologue. The library in the home of Professor Graeme. The present day.

  • I Room in the home of Estella van Eyck in Dordrecht, Holland in 1561.
  • II Chamber in the Convent of the Holy Inquisition, Dordrecht. Two days later.
  • III The same. Some days later. Epilogue. Professor Graeme's library.
  Characters
  • PROFESSOR RICHARD GRAEME
  • MARY GRAEME, his wife
  • ESTELLA VAN EYCK
  • DON RODRIGO
  • FRAU MAARTENS
  • VAN DER LUEN
  • PEDRO, COUNT DE VALEIDA (FREY DOMINICO)
  • FREY FRANCISCO
  • FREY BARNARDO
  • HANS SCHRENK
  • CAPTAIN HORN
  • MAID TO ESTELLA VAN EYCK
  • GUARDS
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology; Religion
  Published Paterson's Printing Press, Perth, 1941.
 

 
155 Author Foster, Lyn
  Title There is No Armour
  Date 1939
  Length Prologue, Three Acts and Epilogue
  Setting

The living room of Minnabooka Station. Prologue. Late afternoon. 1938.

  • I.i Morning. 1858.
  • I.ii Three weeks later.
  • I.iii Eighteen months later. Midnight.
  • II.i A late summer morning. 1880.
  • II.ii Christmas Day, 1911.
  • II.iii Late afternoon. Spring 1916.
  • III The late afternoon preceding the event of the Prologue, 1938. Epilogue. A continuation of the Prologue.
  Characters
  1. ELIZABETH BARRY
  2. JAMES BARRY, The First and Second
  3. CHARLES, the son of Elizabeth and the First James.
  4. FRED, the grandson.
  5. JENNIFER, their grand-daughter
  6. KATHERINE, their great-granddaughter
  7. MICHAEL, their great-grandson
  8. CORKERY
  9. COLONEL HOLDEN
  10. MASON
  Cast
  1. Eve McElligot
  2. John Appleton
  3. John Bohrsman
  4. Arnold Barker
  5. Jessica Noad
  6. Peggy Legge-Willis
  7. Sumner Locke Elliott
  8. Gregory Blaxland
  9. Robert Montgomery
  10. Harry McDonald
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Colonial Period; Family Relations; Pioneers
  Published Mulga Publications, Sydney, 1945.
 

 
156 Author Francis, Maurice
  Title Present Again: A Comedy in Three Acts
  Date 1952
  Length Three Acts: Four Scenes
  Setting

The living room of the Granthams' house in Sydney.

  • I.i An afternoon in the year 1819.
  • I.ii That evening.
  • II The same room, modernised, on an afternoon in 1952.
  • III The same. That evening.
  Characters
  • ROBERT GRANTHAM
  • RICHARD GRANTHAM, his elder son
  • FRANCIS GRANTHAM, his younger son
  • ROSETTA GRANTHAM, Robert's wife
  • FLORENCE GRANTHAM, her elder daughter
  • SUSAN GRANTHAM, her younger daughter J
  • OSHUA PRESCOTT, Rosetta's brother
  • CAROLINE PRESCOTT, Joshua's sister
  • THOMAS PHILLIPS, a servant
  • MARTHA, a servant
  • JULIA LAWFORD, a friend of the Granthams
  • VIOLET, a young girl
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Family Relations; Pioneers
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
 

 
157 Author Francis, Maurice
  Title They Never Come Back
  Date 1945-6 ca
  Length Three Acts: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i Ante-room of an Air Force Officers' Mess
  • I.ii Sitting room of the Lorimers' home. Three months later.
  • I.iii In the Lorimers' home.
  • II.i Living room of the Lorimers' home at 8.00 am.
  • II.ii The same. 3.00 pm.
  • III The same.
  Characters
  • JERRY
  • MAC
  • JOHN
  • MARTIN
  • GREEN
  • PETER
  • VERA, Peter's wife
  • SAM
  • DENISON
  • MRS PAYTON, Vera's mother
  • JOYCE, Mrs Payton's daughter
  • MORTON, a detective
  Subject(s) Returned Servicemen
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
 

 
158 Author Franklin, Miles
  Title No Family
  Date 1920 ca
  Length One Act
  Setting The lounge of the Mortons' home at Mosman in Sydney. The Date is 1920.
  Characters
  • MR EDGAR MORTON, a bank official
  • MRS EDGAR MORTON, his wife
  • MINNIE, maid to the Mortons
  • DORIS, a young woman with a baby
  • pSTAMFORD, neighbour to the Mortons
  Subject(s) Mateship; War; World War I
  Published Best Australian One-Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection.
 

 
159 Author Frewen, Hugh
  Title Dancing Girl, The: A Tragedy in Two Acts
  Date 1947
  Length Two Acts
  Setting
  • I The residence of the British Special Service Officer at Mosul, in Northern Iraq. 1921.
  • II The river-side near Zakho.
  Characters
  • CAPTAIN SAXON HARTE, of the British Special Service
  • MIRA, daughter of the Seyyid Abdur Rahman
  • ZAKIYA, a dancing girl
  • CAPTAIN OSWALD FIELDING, Chief of Police
  • SEYYID ABDUR RAHMAN, a descendant of the Prophet
  • IBN HASSAN, blind Imam of the Minaret and custodian of the Mosque
  • THE AGHA OF ZAKHO, Abdullah Beg
  • OMAR, Captain Harte's household steward.
  • SAMBO, Harte's personal attendant.
  • THE CATHOLIC BISHOP OF ZAKHO AND DOHUK
  • TWO ATTENDANTS TO THE AGHA
  Subject(s) Espionage; Politics and Ideology
  Published Dramas of Empire, G. Dash, Sydney, 1947.
 

 
160 Author Frewen, Hugh
  Title Halley's Comet: Historical Comedy in One Act
  Date 1947
  Length One Act
  Setting Shortly before nightfall on the afternoon of 10th May 1910. The reception hall of the palace of the Emir at Kano in Northern Nigeria.
  Characters
  • CHARLES LINDSAY, ESQ., C.M.G., British Resident of Kano
  • ABBAS, Emir of Kano
  • GALADIMA, his Chamberlain AJIA, his Treasurer
  • MALLAM MUSA, a soothsayer
  • MALLAM GIDADO, another soothsayer
  • FADMA, REKIA, AZIZA and LELWA, the Emir's wives
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology
  Published Dramas of the Empire, G. Dash, Sydney 1947.
 

 
161 Author Frewen, Hugh
  Title Thunderbolt
  Date 1947
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I Tom Sinclair's bark homestead in a forest clearing on the bank of the little Nymboida River in northern N.S.W. 1862.
  • II A bend on the Armidale-Uralla Road.
  • III Thunderbolt's camp in the Hidden Valley on the upper waters of the Bellinger River.
  Characters
  • EDWARD WARD ("THUNDERBOLT"), A bushranger
  • THOMAS JOHN SINCAIR, a struggling Scottish land selector
  • ANNE SINCLAIR, his wife and Thunderbolt's sister
  • RODERICK O'ROUKE, a cattle rustler
  • COLONEL HENRY ONSLOW, G.M.G., Commissioner for the Northern Territories of N.S.W.
  • MYRTLE ONSLOW, his daughter.
  • CONSTABLE MICHAEL WALTER, a police officer
  • AN ARMED GUARD
  • THE DRIVER OF A STAGE COACH
  • TWO YOUNG FARMERS, passengers on a Stage Coach
  • A BETROTHED COUPLE, passengers on a Stage Coach
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Bushrangers; Crime; Historical Events or Characters; Thunderbolt
  Published Dramas of Empire, G. Dash, Sydney, 1947.