Campbell Howard Index - G

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  • Garstang, Paul. see Brereton, John Le Gay, Jnr.
  • Giles
  • Glennon

162 Author Giles, Margaret
  Title Did You Speak
  Date 1939
  Length One Act
  Setting A boat deck with promenading passengers. Early after breakfast.
  Characters
  • MR THOMPSON
  • ALISON
  • PAT JUNE
  • MISS BARRETT
  • MISS SYDES
  • MISS JORDAN
  • JOHN WESTOVER
  • MRS BARRY ATKINSON
  • MRS BENNETT
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
163 Author Glennon, James
  Title Anteroom, The: A One-Act Play
  Date 1932
  Length One Act
  Setting A plainly furnished anteroom in the other world. When the lights go up, several people are discovered seated as though they might be in a railway waiting-room.
  Characters
  • THE GIRL
  • THE MOTHER
  • THE OLD MAN
  • THE STEWARD
  • A NURSE
  • THE NEGRO
  • THE CYNIC
  • THE MAN WHO FEARED
  • THE DOCTOR
  Subject(s) Morality Play; Paranormal and Spiritual; Religion
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
164 Author Glennon, James
  Title Dream Errant: A Play in One Act'Three Scenes
  Date 1931
  Length One Act: Three Scenes
  Setting The interior of Nicholas' hut in an English forest.
  Characters
  • NICHOLAS
  • MRS FRASER-BRETT
  • DAWN VENNING
  • HARRY WINTER
  • GREGORY BREWSTER
  • MARY
  • JIM GRAYLE
  Subject(s) Morality Play
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
165 Author Glennon, James
  Title Without Benefit of Scenery
  Date 1933
  Length One Act
  Setting A deserted stage after a performance.
  Characters
  • FIRST GIRL
  • SECOND GIRL
  • JULIAN DODD
  • DAVID CRESS
  • JEFFREY MURDOCH
  • ALICE
  • LOUISE MELDRUM
  • THE STRANGER
  • THE DETECTIVE
  • THE DOORKEEPER
  Subject(s) Theatre Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
166 Author Gray, Oriel
  Title Burst of Summer
  Date 1959
  Length Three Acts: Eight Scenes
  Setting
  • I .i The kitchen of Joe's Milk Bar.
  • I.ii Portion of the lounge room in Sally Blake's home.
  • I.iii The kitchen of Joe's Milk Bar.
  • II.i The same.
  • II.ii The same.
  • II.iii The same.
  • III.i Part of the lounge room in Sally Blake's home.
  • III.ii The kitchen of Joe's Milk Bar.
  Characters
  • JOE
  • EDDY
  • MAVERICK HOLMES
  • CLINTON HUNTER
  • DON REYNOLDS
  • SALLY BLAKE
  • FIRST CAMERAMAN
  • SECOND CAMERAMAN
  • MRS BLITHE
  • PEGGY-MAYRAN DINJARRA
  Subject(s) Aborigines; Assimilation; Bush Life; Race Relations
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection
     
167 Author Gray, Oriel
  Title Lawson: Based on the Poems and Stories of Henry Lawson
  Date 1943
  Length Two Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting

Act I: A camp beside a fire, on a drover's track, 1880.

  • I.i The rouseabout's shed.
    • The Fireside.
  • I.ii Mrs Aspinall's home in Jones' Alley.
    • The Fireside.
  • I.iii The pub at Dead Dingo.
    • The Fireside.

Act II: The Fireside.

  • II.i Mary Wilson's kitchen.
    • The Fireside.
  • II.ii The verandah of Watty's pub, Bourke
    • The Fireside.
  Characters
  • JOE WILSON
  • MacQUARIE, a shearer
  • HENRY LAWSON
  • SCOTTY
  • JACK MITCHELL
  • TOM MURPHY ("THE ORACLE")
  • "SMITH"
  • THE BOSS
  • MRS ASPINALL
  • 'ARVIE ASPINALL
  • "MOTHER" BROCK
  • JIM
  • BILL WILLIAMS
  • MARJE
  • THE DRUNK
  • MARY WILSON
  • DORRIE SPICER
  • MRS SPICER
  • JOHN MERRICK ("MOONLIGHT")
  • SALVATION ARMY OFFICER
  • SALVATION ARMY MATRON
  • SALVATION ARMY LASSIES
  • ALICE (THE BARMAID)
  • HANNAH
  • THE WOMAN
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Lawson, Henry
  Published The Living Stage, Adelaide, Rigby, 1970. Yackandandah Playscripts, Melbourne,1989.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
     
168 Author Gray, Oriel
  Title Sky Without Birds
  Date 1950
  Length One Act
  Setting The General Store and Post Office of Koorora, a small town in the Nullabor Desert.
  Characters
  • RICK
  • HEINRICH
  • NEREIA
  • MAJOR
  • PEG
  • BARTLY
  • PETER
  • CLIFFIE
  • JUMBO
  Subject(s) Assimilation; Bush Life; Migrants; Race Relations
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard. QU: Hanger Collection. [Version in both collections is a radio script.]
     
169 Author Grover, Montague
  Title Gib it Tshillin'
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting On the edge of the bush outside Bultagon, a sheep station in the Riverina.
  Characters
  • JACKY, an aboriginal
  • DOREEN, his gin
  • HOLMES, owner of the run
  • DAISY, his daughter
  • MRS HOLMES, his wife
  • HARSTON, manager of the Federal Bank, Yabbee Creek
  • RENMAN, A.W.U. organiser
  • JOE REGAN, a shearer
  Subject(s) Aborigines; Bush Life; Drought; Race Relations; Trade Unionism
  Published Best Australian One Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1937.
     
170 Author Gunn, John
  Title Raging of the Sea, The
  Date 1951
  Length One Act
  Setting The wardroom of a modern destroyer alongside a Sydney wharf after the war.
  Characters
  1. ANTHONY BLAKE, Lieutenant, R.A.N.
  2. JANET MALLIER
  3. ROBERT CARTER, Lieutenant-Commander, R.A.N
  4. PETER ALAINE, Lieutenant, R.N
  5. MR MALLIER
  6. THE REV. HECTOR GREENHILL.
  Cast
  1. Ray Desmond
  2. Barbara Bingham
  3. David Lloyd (role unspecified)
  Subject(s) Fantasy; Military Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.