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171 Author Hamilton, Katherine
  Title le Party Man, The: A Comedy in One Act
  Date One Act
  Setting The living room of the Bragges' house in an outer suburb on a wet Saturday afternoon.
  Characters
  • THOMAS BRAGGE
  • MILLICENT BRAGGE, his wife
  • ALAN BRAGGE, their younger son
  • JOHN PHIPPS, a clerk employed by Thomas
  • GERALD ROWLEY, a friend of Alan
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology; Social Status
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
172 Author Handley, Isobel J.
  Title Handcuffs for One
  Date 1930
  Length Three Acts
  Subject(s) Crime
   
173 Author Handley, Isobel J.
  Title Mystery of Manfred Moon
  Length One Act
  Setting The interior of a peaceful cottage.
  Characters
  • THE INTRODUCER
  • THE AGED PARENT
  • THE LOYAL SERVANT
  • THE VILLAIN
  • THE HEROINE
  • THE HERO
  • THE ADVENTURESS
  Subject(s) Verse Drama
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
174 Author Hanger, Eunice
  Title 2D
  Date 1958
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

Ward 2D, Accident Ward in the General Hospital, Brisbane.

  • I Early morning of a Tuesday in March.
  • II Later the same day.
  • III Immediately afterwards.
  Characters
  • NIGHT SISTER, who also plays ENA
  • NURSE BOLTON, who also plays DEBBIE WALTERS
  • LEN WALTERS, who also plays DR MONCKTON-SMITH and also one of EDDIE'S FRIENDS
  • FIRST DAY SISTER, who also plays MRS RONSON
  • EDDIE, who also plays DR WATSON, THE HOUSE DOCTOR and one of EDDIE'S FRIENDS
  • MICK FARRELLY, who plays DR DIXON, one of the JUNIOR DOCTORS and a CLERGYMAN
  • NURSE ANSON, who also plays MRS FARRELLY
  • MR MACKLIN, who also plays one of the JUNIOR DOCTORS
  • SECOND DAY SISTER, who also plays LAURA, Macklin's daughter.
  • NURSE GRIMMETT, who also plays the girl called MAV, who comes with EDDIE'S FRIENDS, and PHYSIO-THERAPHY GIRL
  Subject(s) Hospitals; Work and Business
  Published Published in 2D and Other Plays, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1978.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
   
175 Author Hanger, Eunice
  Title Flood
  Date 1955
  Length Two Acts
  Setting
  • I The living room in the Morrison's home, a good average Australian middle-class home.
  • II The same.
  Characters
  • LES MORRISON
  • JOE - Mr Morrison
  • GLAD - Mrs Morrison
  • BARBARA MORRISON
  • DAVID MORRISON
  • JANIE MORRISON
  • ROBERT METLUK
  • ERIC MULRAY
  • RADIO VOICE
  • MRS MULRAY
  • MRS ELVERSON
  • MRS PECK
  • MRS COURTNEY
  Subject(s) Flood; Verse Drama
  Published 2D and Other Plays, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1978.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
   
176 Author Hanger, Eunice
  Title Foundations
  Date 1952
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I A street running between two houses. About 7.30 a.m. on a morning in October.
  • II The same. Late afternoon on the same day.
  • III The same. About 7.00 that evening
  Characters
  • CON STEWART, a university student
  • MRS HENRY, a middle-aged woman
  • DELL ROBINSON, an attractive girl of eighteen
  • ANN McGREGOR, a young married woman
  • CHRIS HENRY, Mrs Henry's daughter. Thirty, fat and jolly
  • JIM McGREGOR, Ann's husband. A bank teller
  • MICK RANKIN, a businesman, forty
  Subject(s) Domestic Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
   
177 Author Hanger, Eunice
  Title Short Street: A Play for Children
  Date 1955
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I Short Street.
  • II The same. One Saturday afternoon in summer.
  • III Inside the Smiths' house. Saturday night.
  Characters
  • MR AND MRS SMITH
  • BILL AND DIANE SMITH, their children
  • MRS JONES
  • ISABEL, MERYLL, SUZANNE, TOMMY, CYRIL, HARRY, JONNY AND ELSPETH JONES, her children.
  • MR JONES (may appear but can be done without)
  • MR and MRS ROBINSON
  • MR and MRS BROWN
  • MRS WHITE
  • HERBERT WHITE
  • MRS GREEN
  • DULCIE GREEN
  • THE WOMEN FROM THE NEXT STREET
  • THE GIRLS FROM SCHOOL
  • TWO BOYS FROM THE BANK
  • TWO GIRLS FROM THE OFFICE
  • MABEL BLUE
  • THE CHORUS
  • PARASKA MILLER
  • EXTRA PEOPLE FOR DANCING, etc., in Act III if it seems desirable.
  Subject(s) Children's Theatre; Domestic Life
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
   
178 Author Hanger, Eunice
  Title Upstage
  Date 1951
  Length One Act
  Setting The drawing room in the "other world" house of Will Shakespeare. Afternoon.
  Characters
  • THE MAID
  • HERMIONE
  • JULIET
  • JULIET'S NURSE
  • OPHELIA
  • DESDEMONA
  • PORTIA I (Julius Caesar)
  • ROSALIND
  • VIOLA
  • CRESSIDA
  • NELL QUICKLY
  • IMOGEN PORTIA II (Merchant of Venice)
  • LADY MacBETH
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Women's Issues; Writers and Writing
  Published Samuel French Ltd, London, 1952.
   
179 Author Hardy, Frank
  Title Black Diamonds
  Date 1958
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I Present Day.
  • II Morning. Two days later.
  • III Two days later.
  Characters
  • SPEC
  • EVAN
  • YORKY
  • SONNY
  • DAD
  • DEVALERA
  • FLASH ALEC
  • BODGIE KID
  • TRAPPER
  • DOCTOR MAC
  • BILL
  • SIR ALBERT
  • HAXTON
  • THE BASTARD
  • THE CRAWLER
  Subject(s) Trade Unionism; Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. [Three variant endings are provided in NUNE script] ANL holds a collection of Frank Hardy papers, MS 4887.
   
176 Author Harvey, Frank
  Title Last Enemy, The: A Play in Three Acts and Seven Scenes
  Date 1929
  Length Three Acts
  Subject(s) Antarctica; Fantasy; Paranormal and Spiritual; War; World War I
  Published George Allen and Unwin, London, 1930.
   
177 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Hidden Valley, The: A Play in One Act
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting The kitchen of Dave Shearer's hut in a remote valley in the unexplored regions of Tasmania, beyond the fringe of habitation and the controlling forces of the law.
  Characters
  • MARY SHEARER, the Bride
  • DAVE SHEARER, the Bridegroom
  • ADA, an old friend of Mary's
  • ALF, a farmer and husband of Ada
  • GARRY, their son
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Marriage
  Published Five Plays by Australians, Dramatists' Club, Melbourne, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection.
   
178 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Light Breaking Through
  Date 1934
  Length One Act
  Setting A popular camping place amongst the ti-trees on the Mornington Penisular in Victoria.
  Characters
  1. MARY
  2. DOUGLAS
  3. THE STRANGER
  Cast
  1. Ruby May
  2. Harry Traynor
  3. John Dudley
  Subject(s) Marriage; Women's Issues; Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
179 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Looking for Gold: A Play of the Depression (a.k.a. Gold)
  Date 1934
  Length One Act
  Setting The bottom of a clay gully, about 25 miles from Melbourne. February 1933.
  Characters
  • RALPH DAVID, an artist
  • JENNY DAVID, his wife
  • TRELAWNY, an old fossicker
  • THE COMMUNIST, a man of sustenance
  • THE SPIRITUALIST, a man of sustenance
  • THE UNEMPLOYABLE, a man of sustenance
  • MISS CAMERON, a charming lady
  • "BER'
  Subject(s) Great Depression; Miners and Mining; Social Status; Suicide
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
180 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Peace by the Derwent
  Date 1935
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I An old-world home in Hobart, Tasmania in 1913. Among the lilies and roses in the cool fragrance of Mrs Strickland's drawing room.
  • II A drab apartment at No. 29 Kings Terrace, London. 1915. The war clouds hang heavy over the city and the booming of the big guns in Flanders can be heard on the still, clear nights.
  • III The pantry of Nateby V.A.D. Hospital in London. 1917. The tide of battle swings from east to west, and west to east. From all corners of the globe come the wounded to the sheltering haven of the hospitals.
  • IV A little farm up the Derwent Valley in Tasmania in 1935, where the blue river winds its way in peaceful serenity through rugged mountain passes, fringed with green slopes and scattered homesteads, where the orchards lie in the golden sunshine heavy with clustering fruit.
  Characters
  1. MISS SMITH THE ELDER (Aunt Eglantine)
  2. MISS SMITH THE YOUNGER (Aunt Pops)
  3. MRS STRICKLAND (Aunt Agatha)
  4. KEN MAXTEAD
  5. LEONARD HENDERSON
  6. MARJORIE STRICKLAND
  7. THE HOUSEKEEPER
  8. MINNIE
  9. JANE (Kitchen)
  10. V.A.D.
  11. BOUNDY
  12. THE COMMANDANT
  13. SAM
  Cast
  1. Agnes St Clair
  2. Alberta Conroy
  3. Mena Hede
  4. John Rose
  5. George Walton
  6. Bernice Lum
  7. Madge Knight
  8. Jean Swinburne
  9. Kathleen Quirk
  10. Myra Nicholson
  11. Douglas Kelly
  12. Joyce Perrin
  13. Hal Moors
  Subject(s) Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
181 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Random Elements: A Play of Australian Youth
  Date 1938
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I The living room at the Dymants.
  • II.i The same.
  • II.ii The same.
  • II.iii The same.
  • III The same. A year later.
  Characters
  1. JANETTA DYMANT
  2. JUDY EDEN
  3. RUPERT DYMANT
  4. GRIFF DYMANT
  5. CHYRSTAL DYMANT
  6. PHILLIP EDEN
  7. RALPH CONNYBERE
  8. RADIO ANNOUNCER
  9. RADIO VOICE
  Cast
  1. Clarice Graham
  2. Kathleen Morri
  3. Pip Wilson
  4. Hugh McLean
  5. Shirley McLeod
  6. David Reid
  7. Peter Harnetty
  8. Lane Nicholls
  9. Will Greene
  Subject(s) Art and Artists; Youth
   
182 Author Harvey, Joan
  Title Where is Your Victory?: A One Act Play
  Date 1956
  Length One Act
  Setting Thick bush on a mountain slope in the south-east corner of Tasmania.
  Characters
  • ROBERT, a medical student from the Mainland
  • BONNIE, the daughter of a well-to-do orchardist
  Cast Bonnie played by Elizabeh Sharland in the 7NZ broadCast.
  Subject(s) Marriage
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection.
   
183 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Blood Orange: A Play in Three Acts
  Date 1956
  Length Three Acts: Eight Scenes
  Setting

George's house, 60 miles from Sydney.

  • I.i A summer afternoon.
  • I.ii A Saturday afternoon several weeks later.
  • II.i One month later.
  • II.ii One week later.
  • II.iii Several weeks later.
  • III.i Dawn the following morning.
  • III.ii The next morning 'not long before dawn.
  • III.iii Several weeks later.
  Characters
  • MAE
  • SALLY
  • GRACE
  • GEORGE
  • TAM
  • BESS
  • TAYLOR
  • BRIDGET
  • MITCHELL
  Subject(s) Family Relations
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
184 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Christmas, an Elephant! A Farcical Comedy (a.k.a. There's an Elephant at the Bottom of My Garden; a.k.a. Pink Elephants)
  Date 1955
  Length Three Acts: Four Scenes
  Setting

The all-purpose room in the Reads' house in Hampstead.

  • I Just before breakfast on Christmas morning.
  • II A few minutes later.
  • III.i That afternoon.
  • III.ii About 11.00 pm that evening.
  Characters
  • RONNIE REID
  • PHYLLIS, his wife
  • ANN, his elder daughter
  • CLARIE
  • HARDIE
  • TIM, younger son
  • BILL, Ann's husband
  • HARRY MITCHELL
  • MISS TWIGG
  • MRS FARRAWAY
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
185 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Inner Circle
  Date 1949
  Length Three Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting

The dining room and kitchen of a semi-detached house looking out on to a section of railway track entering a tunnel.

  • I Autumn 1946. Late evening.
  • II.i Two years later. About 8.30 a.m.
  • II.ii The evening. About 11.30 p.m.
  • III.i The following morning, Saturday. About 9.00 p.m.
  • III.ii Saturday evening.
  Characters
  1. JOY
  2. RIKKI
  3. BRAD
  4. PENN
  5. BOBBIE
  6. MRS O'FLYNN
  Cast
  1. Sheila Keith
  2. Douglas Rye
  3. Roy Purcell
  4. Michel Bazalgette
  5. Alan Bridges
  6. Katharine Page
  Subject(s) Crime; Law and Justice; Murder
  Published Fortune, London, 1952.
   
186 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Red Dragon
  Date 1950
  Length Two Acts: Three Scenes
  Setting

The store room of a Chinese Merchant in an imaginary town, north-east of Shanghai and south of the Yangtse river.

  • I Soon after midnight. April 1949.
  • II.i About 7.00 a.m. the next morning.
  • II.ii Just before dawn the next morning.
  Characters
  1. WU WING LONG
  2. LEADING SEAMAN KENDALL
  3. ABLE SEAMAN "PADDY" O'BRIEN
  4. ABLE SEAMAN "TUBS" BREWSTER
  5. STOKER "DINGER" BELL
  6. SUB-LIEUT. WOOD, R.M.
  7. WU LIN FA
  8. CHAN TECK YEE
  Cast
  1. Robert Sewell
  2. Denis Quilley
  3. Alan Judd
  4. Richard Pearson
  5. Basil Lord
  6. Richard Beynon
  7. Violet Loxley
  8. Geoffrey Hibbert
  Subject(s) Military Life
  Published Fortune, London, 1952.
   
187 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Scapa Flow: A Musical Play (a.k.a. Seagulls Over Sorrento)
  Date 1950
  Length Three Acts: Seven Scenes
  Setting

The mess-deck of a disused wartime naval fortress now converted into a naval experimental base, on an island not far from the mainland in Scapa Flow.

  • I.i Early summer, about 11 a.m.
  • I.ii A week later, 7.45 a.m.
  • II.i A few hours later
  • II.ii A week later, 7.30 a.m.
  • III.i The same evening, about 8.50 p.m.
  • III.ii The same evening, about midnight
  • III.iii The following morning, just before 9 a.m.
  Characters
  1. ABLE SEAMAN McINTOSH ("HAGGIS")
  2. ABLE SEAMAN SIMS ("SPROG")
  3. ABLE SEAMAN TURNER ("LOFTY")
  4. ABLE SEAMAN BADGER
  5. PETTY OFFICER HERBERT
  6. LT-COMDR REDMOND, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.
  7. SUB-LIEUT. GRANGER, R.N.
  8. ABLE SEAMAN HUDSON ("RADAR")
  9. A TELEGRAPHIST ("SPARKS")
  Cast
  1. Tom Masson
  2. Ray Jackson
  3. Patrick Barr
  4. Basil Lord
  5. Peter Williams
  6. Bryan Coleman
  7. Robert Desmond
  8. Anthony Marlowe
  9. Anthony Viccars
  Subject(s) Military Life
  Published Samuel French, London, 1951
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
188 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Tattoo Parlour, The
  Date 1965 (')
  Length Two Parts
  Setting
  • I "Last Call on the Milk Round." The present.
  • II "First Call on Forlough." Five years earlier.
  Characters
  • BOB RALSTON
  • LINDA SWEET
  • FRANK SWEET
  • MARGARET MAY
  • MRS PRITCHARD
  • TOD
  • PAUL GILCHRIST
  • MIKE
  • PETE
  • MONICA
  • MONICA'S FRIEND
  • SAILOR MICK
  • A STOKER
  • BILLY
  • SPEED
  • TIGER
  • CAT'S EYES
  • WOODY
   
189 Author Hastings, Hugh
  Title Touch of the Sun
  Date 1953 ca
  Length Two Acts: Four Scenes
  Setting

The living room of Rolf Neumann's bungalow on Juhu Beach near Bombay, India.

  • I.i A late afternoon in October.
  • I.ii A week earlier. Late afternoon.
  • II.i An hour later.
  • II.ii Continuous action from Act I, Scene i.
  Characters
  • ROLF
  • HELEN
  • VAL
  • CARLA
  • RIDGE
  • MANNERS
  Subject(s) Crime; Infidelity; Law and Justice; Murder; Science
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
190 Author Hayball, Doris
  Title At the Tavern
  Date 1944
  Length One Act
  Setting Outside "The Tavern". Sydney Cove.
  Characters
  • LADY ARAMENTA
  • BETSY, her maid
  • HER LOVER, The Ensign
  • CORPORAL
  • GOVERNOR
  • SOLDIERS
  Subject(s) Colonial Period
  Published Opening Movement: Two Comedies from Australia's Beginnings, Sunsphere Press, Melbourne, 1944.
   
191 Author Hayball, Doris
  Title Grotesque, The
  Date 1932
  Length One Act
  Setting An attic at night.
  Characters
  1. THE GROTESQUE
  2. THE YOUNG LOVER
  3. THE GIRL
  4. THE GIRL'S FRIEND
  5. THE WIFE
  6. TWO CHILDREN
  Cast
  1. John Pickard
  2. John Pickard
  3. Enid Docherty
  4. Brenda Docherty
  5. Doris Shave
  6. Diana Shave and Penelope Shave
  Subject(s) Money
  Published Eight Plays by Australians, Dramatists' Club, Melbourne, 1934.
   
192 Author Hayball, Doris
  Title In Canvas Town
  Date 1944
  Length One Act
  Setting Half a canvas tent.
  Characters
  • JENNIE
  • THE MAN
  • ROBERT, Jennie's husband
  • MIKE
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Miners and Mining
  Published Opening Movement: Two Comedies from Australia's Beginnings, Sunsphere Press, Melbourne,1944.
   
193 Author Hayball, Doris
  Title Out Of a Clear Sky
  Date 1935
  Length One Act
  Setting A roughly furnished kitchen-living-room of a wayback farm in Northern Victoria. Night time.
  Characters
  1. JIM
  2. BESS
  3. JAKE (The Stranger)
  Cast
  1. Neville Malley
  2. Joyce Lambert
  3. P. Brigenhaw
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Crime
  Published The Playbill, May 1935.
   
194 Author Haylen, Leslie
  Title Blood on the Wattle: A Play of the Eureka Stockade
  Date 1948
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I.i A mining camp at Ballarat. Midsummer, 1854.
  • I.ii The exterior of Bentley's Hotel. Early summer.
  • I.iii The same.
  • I.iv The same. Some hours later.
  • II.i The Court House at Ballarat.
  • II.ii The front of the Court House leading into the street.
  • II.iii Bentley's Hotel, as in Act I.
  • II.iv The same.
  • III.i Bakery Hill, another section of the mining camp.
  • III.ii The same. Some hours later.
  • III.iii The study at Government House, Toorak.
  • III.iv A little schoolroom in the Australian bush. Nov.1854.
  • IV.i The Eureka Stockade.
  • IV.ii The same, with the tents torn and burnt and the waggons overturned.
  Characters
  • TONY BLADE, a young miner
  • TANSY BLADE, his wife
  • YIMMY or TEDDY THONEN, A Polish miner, Tony's partner.
  • TREEVERS, a police sergeant
  • GATES, a police trooper
  • LEN, a mentally deficient miner
  • CARBONI RAFFAELLO, an Italian, a miners' leader
  • SERVANT, of Father Smyth's
  • PETER LALOR, a miners' leader
  • JOHN QUINLAN, a miner
  • ANTON LEITZ, an Austrian miner
  • DANIEL SMITH, a miner
  • STANLEY BEARD, a miner
  • LARRY HART, a miner
  • BENTLEY, a publican J
  • AMES SCOBIE, a Scottish miner
  • MANNING, a reporter
  • SIMON SETTATREE, a town crier
  • LOLA MONTEZ, an actress
  • A CHINESE, a vegetable seller
  • MARTIN, a Scottish miner
  • FIRST ORDERLY
  • SECOND ORDERLY
  • POLICE PROSECUTOR
  • DEWES, a police magistrate
  • JOHN HUMFFRAY, Secretary of the Ballarat Reform League
  • FATHER SMYTH, a priest
  • AMBROSE LEEPINGTON, a lawyer
  • SEEKAMP, editor of the Ballarat Times
  • KENNEDY, a miner
  • HAYES, a miners' leader
  • MARTY, an old Irishman
  • MOTHER ROGAN, an old Irishwoman
  • CAPTAIN ROSS, a Canadian
  • PATRICK CURTAIN, Leader of the Irish pikemen
  • LEADER OF WELSH, SCOTS AND ENGLISH DIGGERS
  • McGILL, leader of Californian diggers
  • SIR CHARLES HOTHAM, Governor of Victoria
  • JOHN FOSTER, Chief Secretary
  • BATES, a butler
  • STAWELL, the Attorney-General
  • BLACK, a miners' leader
  • LADY HOTHAM, wife of Sir Charles
  • KATIE, MARY JANE, TOMMY and JACK, school children.
  • ALICIA DUNN, a school teacher
  • SHANAHAN, a miner
  • MICHAEL TUCHEY, Leader of the Creswick Miners
  • WILLIAM BUDDEN, J.P., a Canadian
  • A SPY
  • AN OFFICER
  • A SENIOR OFFICER
  • A SOLDIER
  • CARTER, WILLIS, soldiers
  • SOLDIERS, POLICE, MINERS, WOMEN and CHILDREN
  Subject(s) Ballarat; Colonial Period; Eureka Stockade; Historical Events or Characters; Lalor, Peter; Law and Justice; Miners and Mining; Politics and Ideology
  Published Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1948.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Leslie Haylen papers.
   
195 Author Haylen, Leslie
  Title Two Minutes' Silence
  Date 1930
  Length One Act: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i A London drawing room.
  • I.ii A London basement.
  • I.iii A bomb-proof shelter in France.
  • I.iv A village in Northern France.
  • I.v An embankment on the edge of a sluggish river.
  • I.vi The same as Act I.
  Characters
  • GENERAL DE COURCY LESSUPS GRESTHAM, retired
  • MRS TROTT, a charwoman
  • THE BUTLER, James in the drawing-room, Umpty in scene v
  • THE GOVERNESS, some still call her Denise
  • MRS BREEN, Mrs Trott's friend
  • MISS TREMLETT, another friend
  • PTE. BREEN and PTE. SAMSON, soldiers on leave
  • REV. THOMAS, a clergyman
  • AN OFFICER, Lieut. Lessups
  • PTE. SIMPSON, a runner
  • CORPL. SMITH, staff orderly
  • CAPT. LESSUPS, from the dead
  • SOLDIERS
  • DESPATCH RIDER
  • GERMAN TROOPS
  • PIERRE, a French soldier
  • THE CURE, a village priest
  • THE BURGOMASTER
  • REV. MOTHER
  • A NUN, Sister Agatha
  • A NOVICE
  • CROWDS, VILLAGERS, etc.
  • JOE, a dockworker
  • TOBY, his mate
  • A FLOWER-SELLER
  • AN EX-SOLDIER
  • A POLICEMAN
  Subject(s) Military Life; Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Published Macquarie Head Press, Sydney, 1933. Gordon & Gotch, London, 1933.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Leslie Haylen papers.
   
196 Author Hill, (William) Fitzmaurice
  Title Johnny Fawkner: Apostle of Freedom
  Length Three Acts: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i Bar parlour of the Cornwall Hotel, Launceston, Tasmania. A winter afternoon in 1834.
  • I.ii The same. Evening. About two hours later.
  • II.i The same. Early afternoon. Mid-June the following year.
  • II.ii The same. Later that night.
  • III.i The young settlement on the Yarra, site of Melbourne to be. About six weeks later.
  • III.ii The same. Some weeks later.
  • III.iii The same. That evening.
  Characters
  • JAMES GILBERT, manservant in Fawkner's employ
  • MARY GILBERT, his wife
  • THOMAS HENTY, ESQ, famous Merino sheepbreeder, late of West Tarring in Sussex, England
  • EDWARD HENTY, his son and Victoria's first permanent settler (at Portland Bay)
  • JAMES HENTY, Thomas Henty's eldest son
  • ELIZA FAWKNER, John Fawkner's wife
  • JOHN BATMAN, pioneer of permanent settlement in Port Phillip and founder of Melbourne
  • WILLIAM SAMS, Sheriff of Launceston and member of Batman's "Port Phillip Association"
  • JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER, self-styled founder of Melbourne
  • CAPTAIN JOHN LANCEY, leader of Fawkner's expediton to the site of Melbourne
  • GEORGE EVANS, member of Fawkner's party
  • AN ABORIGINAL NATIVE OF PORT PHILLIP
  • A BLACK GIN
  • WILLIAM BUCKLEY, an escaped convict who lived with the blacks for 32 years
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Historical Events or Characters; Melbourne; Pioneers
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
   
197 Author Hill, (William) Fitzmaurice
  Title Nelson Expects
  Date 1933
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters
   
198 Author Hill, (William) Fitzmaurice
  Title Operation Pumpkin
  Length Three Acts
   
199 Author Hiscock, Betty
  Title Spirit of Desire, The
  Date 1923
  Length Two Acts
  Setting
  • I.i Outside the entrance to the House of Kazz.
  • I.ii The interior of the Maharaja's palace.
  • I.iii The out-station of the British Artillery in Northern India.
  • II.i The prison in the palace of the Maharaja.
  • II.ii By the side of a lake surrounded by water lilies/The Maharaja's prison.
  • II.iii The zenana alloted to Nazure in the Maharaja's palace.
  • II.iv The desert outside the city. Sunrise.
  Characters
  • NAZURE, foster daughter of Kazz
  • KAZZ, a Indo-Ayrian Doctor
  • MAHARAJAH
  • ROYALSTON, an English officer
  • MISS LANE, an English girl
  • MARJORIE ROYALSTON, Royalston's sister
  • CAPTAIN
  • ROSCOE, an English officer
  • CHORUS OF GIRLS, CHORUS OF MUSICIANS
  Subject(s) Race Relations
  Published Published in the Daily Telegraph, April 1923 (Photocopy held in NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection).
   
200 Author Holt, Edgar
  Title Anzac Reunion
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting Mr Harrison's study on the night of 25th April. About 8.00 p.m.
  Characters
  • BETTY HARRISON
  • CLAY HARRISON, her brother
  • FRANK HARRISON, their father
  • HARRY, BUNNY, ARTHUR and DICK, the visitors
  Subject(s) Anzac Legend; Fantasy; Paranormal and Spiritual; Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Published Best Australian One-Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.