Campbell Howard Index - T

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  • Tennant
  • Terry
  • Throssell
  • Throssell, Ric. see also Leonov, Leonid Maximovitch.
  • Tighe
  • Tighe, Harry. see also Rose, Cecil and Tighe, Harry.

382 Author Tennant, Carrie (pseud of T. Kelly)
  Title Justice
  Date 1930
  Length One Act
  Cast Included Miss D. Stark, Miss Wilde, and Mr. E.K. Howell.
  Subject(s) Infidelity; Law and Justice
     
383 Author Tennant, Carrie (pseud of T. Kelly)
  Title Reprieve
  Date 1929
  Length One Act
  Characters
  • ANGEL
  • FRANK HIDDEN, the scientist
  • ADELE QUINN, his wife
  Subject(s) Fantasy; Science
  Published Three Plays for Little Theatres, Skewes and Bowman, Sydney, 1929.
     
384 Author Tennant, Errol (pseud of L.L. Woolacott)
  Title Deliverance
  Date 1927
  Length Three Acts
  Setting The verandah and garden of a bungalow at Hillcroft, a bee-farming and orcharding district a few miles from Sydney.
  Characters
  • DONALD HERRON, a successful apiarist
  • ALICE HERRON, his wife
  • NELL HERRON, his sister
  • GEORGE BRECK, Nell's fiance
  • MRS TELLERON, the mother of Donald and Nell
  • MRS BRECK, George's mother
  • SPUDS, an odd job man
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Moral Degeneration; Suicide
  Published Published in The Triad, January and February 1927.
     
385 Author Tennant, Kylie
  Title Tether a Dragon
  Date 1951
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I Syme's Office. Melbourne. 1898.
  • II Deakin's Port Lonsdale Home.
  • III London.
  • IV Federal Parliament House. 1909.
  Characters
  • ALFRED DEAKIN
  • PATTIE DEAKIN, his wife
  • HIS THREE DAUGHTERS
  • DAVID SYME, editor of the Melbourne Age
  • GEORGE SYME
  • WILLIAM BAILEY
  • EDMONDS
  • ARTHUR BALFOUR
  • DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE
  • RT. HON. JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN
  • SIR EDMOND BARTON
  • HON C.G. KINGSTON
  • SIR JOHN FORREST
  • SIR WILLIAM LYNE
  • ANDREW FISHER
  • SIR FREDRICK HOLDER
  • ISAACS, Victorian Attorney-General
  • MURDOCH, Minister for the Army
  • LORD MILROY
  • LADY POMFREY
  • FIRST AND SECOND ENGLISH GENTLEMEN
  • MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • WAITER
  • SECRETARY TO ALFRED DEAKIN
  • ATTENDANTS
  • DOCTOR.
  Subject(s) Deakin, Alfred; Historical Events or Characters; Politics and Ideology
  Published Associated General Publications, Sydney, 1952.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
386 Author Terry, J.E. Harold and Tighe, Harry (trans.)
  Title Son of A -- (a.k.a. Insult)
  Date 1930
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I The verandah of the District Controller's house.
  • II The same. 9.30 p.m. in the evening.
  • III A guard room in the barracks.
  Characters
  • JOLANTHE DE WEERT
  • SIDIN, a native servant
  • MAJOR DE WEERT
  • DOES DE WEERT, District Controller, Jolanthe's husband
  • SUB-LIEUT KEES WITTE
  • LIEUT. HANS HARTMANN
  • SERGEANT TIEMERSMA
  • SERGEANT OF THE GUARD
  Subject(s) Military Life; Race Relations
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
386 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Babes at Arms: A Three Act Play
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I The city offices of Truelove and Truelove. Afternoon.
  • II The same. The next day.
  • III The Professor's laboratory. A moment later.
  Characters
  • HAROLD TRUELOVE, the boss
  • MARSHALL JONES, his assistant
  • MARYLN YOUNG, a typist
  • MISS HOLBROOK, an elderly secretary
  • MILTON, an office boy
  • THE PROFESSOR
  • AN IRATE MOTHER
  • A SMALL BOY
  • JOSEPHINE
  Subject(s) Science; Work and Business
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
388 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Day Before Tomorrow, The: A Drama in Three Acts
  Date 1956
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

The play takes place in the living room of the Jacksons' home.

  • I Early morning
  • II A short while later
  • III A few moments later
  Characters
  1. ALAN JACKSON
  2. MARY JACKSON
  3. CAROLYN JACKSON
  4. ROBERT RAWLINGS
  5. SERGEANT BROWN
  6. PRIVATE MASON
  7. CAPTAIN FIELD
  8. EUNICE LOCKWOOD
  9. MALCOLM WILLIAMS
  10. CHARLIE
  Cast
  1. Ric Throssell
  2. Pat Hutchison
  3. Lauraine Hicks
  4. Jeremy Becket
  5. Ken Kinsman
  6. Bert Johnson
  7. Rodney Smith
  8. Lyndsay Gardiner
  9. John Starey
  10. Peter Adamson
  Subject(s) Moral Degeneration; Nuclear Threat
  Published Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1969.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
389 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Death of Damien Burr, The
  Date 1958
  Length Three Acts
  Setting Damien Burr's home
  Characters
  • DAMIEN BURR, an Author
  • IRENE BURR, his wife
  • BILL LONGMORE, a friend of Irene's and a publisher
  • LIONEL ("DUFFER") BURR, Damien's son
  • ELSIE LONGMORE, Bill's daughter in love with Lionel
  • GIL BARTON, an up and coming writer and an admirer of Damien.
  Subject(s) Writers and Writing
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
390 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Devil Wear Black: A Play in Four Acts
  Date 1954
  Length Four Acts
  Setting

The show room of the House of Seynave.

  • I Next spring.
  • II The following day.
  • III The same evening.
  • IV The next day.
  Characters
  • LISETTE, a glorious blonde
  • LAURA, a glorious brunette
  • LILIAN, a glorious redhead
  • MADAME SEYNAVE, a dictator of fashion
  • ST JOHN REECE, her disciple
  • RUDOLPH VAN JOHNSON BOYER, every woman's dream man.
  • JACQUES, PIERRE AND CHRISTIAN, the Big Three of Fashion
  • THE STRANGER
  • THE MESSENGER
  Subject(s) Fashion; Work and Business
  Published Australasian Book Society, Melbourne, 1955.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
391 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Double Feature: A Comedy in One Act
  Length One Act
  Setting Outside the Roxy Cinema at night.
  Characters
  • FIRST YOUNG MAN
  • SECOND YOUNG MAN
  • YOUNG MARRIED WOMAN
  • YOUNG MARRIED MAN
  • FIRST GIRL
  • SECOND GIRL
  • MIDDLE AGED MAN
  • ETHEL
  • JACK
  • MIDDLE AGED WOMAN
  • DRUNK
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
392 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Dr. Homer Speaks: "Oh, Ai-Lar-Tsua Farewell": A Satire (a.k.a The Sweet Sad Story of Elmo and Me)
  Date 1962
  Length Two Acts: Eleven Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i A hall with a lecturer's table backed by a huge banner.
  • I.ii The maternity ward of a hospital.
  • I.iii The jungle during World War
  • II. I.iv The interior of Dig and Shirl's home. High Street.
  • I.v A suburban kitchen/A classroom.
  • II.i A suburban living room with two over stuffed arm chairs.
  • II.ii A milk bar.
  • II.iii The interior of Dig and Shirl's home.
  • II.iv Elmo's office.
  • II.v Elmo and Betty's home.
  • II.vi The bush.
  Characters
  • DR HOMER, a visiting lecturer
  • BETTY SMITH, a blonde of indeterminate age
  • ELMER SNR., a Yank, 30 to 50, keen
  • DIGGER, an Australian, 30 to 50, dinkum; Betty's father
  • SHIRL, Digger's wife; also Betty's mother
  • BETTY, as a child
  • ELMO JNR., son of Elmo Senior, same age as Betty
  • TEACHER, elderly, semi-educated
  • PARSON, a modern evangelist
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
393 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Epitaph for the Unborn: A Play in One Act
  Date 1955
  Length One Act
  Setting The Word Spinner's desk and the Sullivan's bed room as he imagines it. Before the Armageddon.
  Characters
  • THE WORD SPINNER
  • LYNN SULLIVAN
  • MIKE SULLIVAN
  Subject(s) Nuclear Threat
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
394 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title For Valour
  Date 1960
  Length Three Acts: Six Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i A platform at the Town Hall, Karranup, towards the end of the First World War
  • I.ii The official table at the Town Hall, the same evening
  • II.i The sitting room at Huntingdon, the Cordell family home, several days later
  • II.ii The same, eighteen months later
  • III.i The living room of a cottage at Edgecliff, two months later
  • III.ii The same, a few weeks later
  Characters
  1. TOM NORTON, Mayor of Karranup
  2. VERA NORTON, his wife
  3. CRYSTAL NORTON, his daughter
  4. COLONEL MURRAY VINCENT, a bank manager
  5. MADELINE STEWART, his cousin
  6. JOHNNO JOHNSON, a returned soldier
  7. ESME, his fiancee
  8. CEDRIC SPENCER, a solicitor
  9. LOTTIE SPENCER, his wife
  10. HORRIE PARSONS, a one-armed ex-soldier
  11. NIMBLE JACK, an Aboriginal
  12. MRS IRA SCOTT, a friend of Cordell
  13. HARRY CORDELL, V.C., a returned soldier
  14. GABRIELLE MANET, an actress
  15. ALFRED CORDELL, Harry's brother
  16. A PHOTOGRAPHER
  17. CROWD MEMBERS
  Cast
  1. Ken Kinsman
  2. Pat Croft
  3. Meril Harvey
  4. Trevor Dixon
  5. Sheelah Free
  6. Burt Koch
  7. Eileen Barron
  8. John Watson
  9. Frances Rose
  10. Dick Crossman
  11. Doug Williams
  12. Jane Johnson
  13. Ken Farnham
  14. Valeska Stewart
  15. Ralph Wilson
  16. David Yorston
  17. Thea Hood, Barbara Lewis, Jim Ferguson
  Subject(s) Bush Life; Returned Servicemen; Suicide
  Published Currency-Methuen, Sydney, 1976.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
395 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Free for All at Forty-Four
  Date 1971
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I Kitchen and corner of the backyard at Todd's
  • II The same. Next afternoon.
  • III The same. The next morning.
  Characters
  • TAVEY TODD, retired (about 65)
  • CECILIA TODD, his wife
  • NONA, their daughter
  • JOE, Todd's odd jobs man
  • JOHN COLEMAN, Nona's friend
  • COMMANDER ERIC NORGATE, a neighbour
  • FLYING OFFICER DES SWAN, a young airman
  • SQUADRON LEADER ASHLEY, his superior officer
  Subject(s) Drought; Flood; Science
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
396 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title If Thy Heart Offend; A Tragedy in One Act
  Date 1957
  Length One Act
  Setting A room in a city boarding house. At night.
  Characters
  • SUSAN
  • CHRISTINE
  • JEAN
  • PAUL
  • MRS DONOVAN
  Subject(s) Murder; Religion
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
397 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Kiss and a Promise, A: A Comedy
  Date 1956
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

A holiday cottage at Sheba Beach.

  • I The day before New Year's Eve.
  • II Sunrise the next morning.
  • III Evening
  Characters
  • JESS DARLING, a girl of twenty
  • UNKA BILL BRADY, a young man of the same age
  • BILLIE LAMBERT, a girl of seventeen
  • DORIS LAMBERT, her mother
  • JIM LAMBERT, her father
  • AUSTIN MORRISON, her friend
  • ALISON ROCKINGHAM, a friend of the Lamberts
  • GREG ROCKINGHAM, her husband
  • HARRY, an accordion player
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
398 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Legend
  Date 1958
  Length Seven Scenes
  Setting

The capital city of an Eastern European People's Republic. The year is 1956.

  • i A reception room in the Embassy of a country of the British Commonwealth.
  • ii The same. Late at night.
  • iii A boulevard outside the Ballet Academy.
  • iv Plashadka Meera, a place in the forest.
  • v An office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • vi A room in the Embassy.
  • vii Varia's Bedroom.
  Characters
  • IAN ARGENT, the son of a diplomat
  • VARIA LEONTOVA, daughter of the Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • SIR NEIL ARGENT, the Ambassador of a British Commonwealth country
  • LADY ELIZABETH ARGENT, his wife
  • GREGOR ALEXANDROVITCH LEONTOV, Minister of Foriegn Affairs of a People's Republic
  • ARTHUR HEDFORD, Secretary of the Embassy
  • STEPHANIE HEDFORD, his wife
  • PYOTR, an embassy servant
  • SIR CHARLES, a guest
  • AN ENGLISH LADY, A FRENCH LADY, A COLONIAL LADY, AN ORIENTAL LADY, AN AMERICAN LADY, AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN, A MILITARY GENTLEMAN, A FRENCH GENTLEMAN, A LATIN GENTLEMAN, AN AIDE, A DOCTOR, HIS ASSISTANT, A MAN IN BLACK
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
399 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Suburban Requiem: A One Act Play
  Date 1955
  Length One Act
  Setting The kitchen of a suburban home.
  Characters
  • ELAINE HILTON
  • JACK HILTON, her husband
  • JANET TREGONNING
  • MRS TREGONNING
  • MAN'S VOICE
  Published Australian One-Act Plays: Book One, ed. Eunice Hanger, Rigby, Adelaide, 1962.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
400 Author Throssell, Ric
  Title Valley of the Shadows, The: A Three Act Play
  Date 1948
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

The living room of the Hamiltons' home.

  • I Late afternoon.
  • II The following afternoon.
  • III In Steve's mind:
  • III.i A fear
  • III.ii A wish
  • III.iii A suspicion
  • III.iv An awakening
  Characters
  1. STEVE HAMILTON
  2. MRS HAMILTON
  3. MRS DAVIS
  4. ANITA ROWLAND
  5. GEOFFREY HARTLY
  6. McILLWRAITH
  Cast
  1. Keith Webb
  2. Hilda Trebilco
  3. Dorothy Edwards
  4. Pat Geelan
  5. Max Purnell
  6. Ken Hannan
  Subject(s) Mental Illness; Psychoanalysis; Returned Servicemen
  Published Patersons Printing Press, Perth, 1949.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Ric Throssell papers, MS 2756; also in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection, MS 5579; and the Theatre Players manuscript collection MS 7525.
     
401 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title As it Happened
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I A pretty and comfortable drawing room furnished with taste. About 5.00 p.m. in October.
  • II.i The same. Midnight on the same evening.
  • II.ii The same. An hour later.
  • III The same. A week later. 11.00 a.m.
  Characters
  • MABEL ASHTON
  • ELSIE MANNERSLEIGH
  • CHRISTOPHER ASHTON
  • LANCE HALEY
  • BOB CRACKENTHORPE
  • DR JACKSON
  Subject(s) Mental Illness; Returned Servicemen
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
402 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Canary Waistcoat, The
  Date 1930
  Length One Act
  Setting The top of a hill in Hertfordshire. An afternoon in August.
  Characters
  • MRS DAVIDS, a widow
  • MRS SIMMONS, a widow who takes in lodgers
  • ZEDEKIAH TWOPENNY, a village dry-goods shopkeeper
  • SELINA, a fluffy young lady of 25
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
403 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Drastic Measures
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I The sitting room at Cardew, Rose Bay.
  • II The same. Six months later.
  • III The sitting room at Dene Farm, Bathurst. One year later.
  Characters
  • WILLIAM SCOTT-RICHARDSON
  • ANNIE SCOTT-RICHARDSON
  • MILDRED SCOTT-RICHARDSON
  • NANCY SCOTT-RICHARDSON
  • BILL SCOTT-RICHARDSON
  • EMILY, the maid

Unseen Characters:

  • EILEEN, PEARL LAMBSON, ALF, FRED, CAPTAIN DONALD, LADY HALEFORD, LADY STANDBYE, BRENDA BLACK-FIELD, MR HAGGINSON
  Subject(s) Bush Life; City vs Country; Family Relations
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
404 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Fool, The: A Play in One Act
  Length One Act
  Setting Rene's flat in Rome. Night.
  Characters
  • RENE WATSON, a handsome Frenchwoman, widow of an Englishman
  • BILLY WARRINGTON, a waster
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
405 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Intrigue
  Date 1920
  Length Three Acts: Five Scenes
  Setting

Various places in the Court of Louis XIV.

  • I.i Garden of the Louvre.
  • I.ii Apartment of Madame de Soissons.
  • II.i Private apartment of Dowager Queen.
  • II.ii Apartment of Henriette, Duchesse d'Orleans.
  • III A room in the Queen's apartments.
  Characters
  • LOUIS XIV, King of France
  • ARMAND COMTE DE GUICHE
  • MARQUIS DES VARDES
  • CHEVALIER DE LORRAINE
  • MARECHAL DE GRAMMONT
  • DUC DE MAZARIN
  • MONSIEUR DE LA TAINE, cousin to Louis de la Valliere
  • HENRIETTE, DUCHESS D'ORLEANS, sister to Charles II of England
  • COMTESS DE SOISSONS
  • LOUISE DE LA VALLIERE, Maid-of-Honour to Henriette
  • JULIE DE MONTALIS, Maid-of-Honour to Queen of France
  • DOWAGER QUEEN OF FRANCE, Anne of Austria
  • QUEEN OF FRANCE, Marie-Theresa
  • DUCHESS DE NAVALILLES, Guardian of the Queen's Ladies
  • MDLLE DE FIEMMES, Maid-of-Honour to Henriette
  • SENORA MOLINA, Spanish Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen
  • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF COURT
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters; Politics and Ideology
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. [QU Dates the script 1920] ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
406 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Mrs West Park and the Sales
  Length One Act
  Setting A womens' club.
  Characters
  • MRS WEST PARK
  • MRS CRAWLEY SCOTT
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
407 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Old Mrs Wiley
  Date 1927
  Length Three Acts
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
408 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Open Spaces: or Bush Fire
  Date 1927
  Length Four Acts
  Setting
  • I The verandah of a wooden cottage up country in Australia
  • II.i The same. Evening.
  • II.ii The same. Morning.
  • III The parlour in the house.
  • IV The same.
  Characters JIM MARJORIE JONES MARTHA
  Subject(s) Bush Life; City vs Country; Infidelity; Marriage
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
409 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title Penang
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I The garden of the Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Penang
  • II A room in a house in the Native Quarter of Penang.
  • III The Upper Deck of the S.S. Semmeris. About 11.30 p.m.
  Characters
  • DANIEL PHILLIPS
  • WALLY CHALMERS
  • DR MASON
  • JOHN KNOX
  • FRED WITHERS
  • FRANK CRAIL
  • MRS CAROLYN ("BETTY")
  • MRS KNOX
  • WINNIE KNOX
  • MEENA, native woman
  • PANSY, girl in native house
  Subject(s) Moral Degeneration; Suicide
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
410 Author Tighe, Harry
  Title The Reparation
  Date 1940
  Length One Act
  Setting Poor room in an East-End house [London].
  Characters
  • FRED, about 25, weak-looking in character --somewhat tall and slim
  • BILL, about 30, he is strong, of bull-dog type
  • SAL, about 20, thin, weak, pale
  • ERRAND BOY
  Subject(s) Crime; Slum Life; Suicide
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Henry (Harry) Tighe papers, MS 3696.
     
412 Author Timms, C. Tapley
  Title Captain Matthew Flinders: A Play in Three Acts
  Date 1933
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I.i Flinders' cabin on the "Cumberland". At sea. The morning of Tuesday, 6 December 1803.
  • I.ii The same. In harbour at Port Louis, Ile-de-France. The afternoon of 17 December 1803
  • I.iii A room at Government House, Port Louis. Sunday, 18 December 1803.
  • II.i Flinder's Room at the Garden Prison, Ile-de-France. A morning during 1804.
  • II.ii A Pavilion in the grounds of Madame D'Arifat's house on Wilhelm's Plains, Ile-de-France, during 1805.
  • III.i The drawing-room of the Boistel's home, Wilhelm's Plains, Ile-de-France on an evening during 1806.
  • III.ii A room at Government House, Port Louis, during 1807.
  • III.iii The same as Act III scene ii; June 13th 1810.
  Characters
  • MATTHEW FLINDERS
  • ELDER
  • CHARRINGTON, the Bos'un
  • AKEN
  • JOHN WOODS, a sailor
  • COLONEL MONISTROL, aide-de-camp to the Governor of Ile-de-France, Captain-General Decaen
  • MONSIEUR BONNEFOY, a secretary
  • CAPTAIN-GENERAL DECAEN, Governor of Ile-de-France
  • COLONEL BAROIS, aide-de-camp to Decaen
  • 1ST OFFICER
  • 2ND OFFICER
  • 3RD OFFICER
  • MONSIEUR PITOT
  • MA'MOISELLE ELISE
  • JEANNE D'ARIFAT, Madame D'Arifat's daughter
  • MONSIEUR BOISTEL
  • MADAME D'ARIFAT
  • MAMOISELLE AIMEE BOISTEL
  • CAPTAIN GAMALIEL WARD
  • MR HOPE, of his British Majesty's service
  Subject(s) Colonial Period; Explorers; Flinders, Matthew; Historical Events or Characters
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
413 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Anoli: The Blind
  Date 1936 [First written ca 1919 ]
  Length One Act
  Setting The living room in Anoli Ferari's bush hut in North Queensland. 1905. Dusk.
  Characters
  • ANOLI FERARI, a blind Italian
  • ROSE STEDILA
  • ANTONIO BOCARRIO
  • PETER, an overland carrier
  Subject(s) Crime; Migrants
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1936. Harrap's Best One-Act Plays of 1936, Harrap, London, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
414 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Bleak Dawn
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting The small cottage living room of Emily Stanford. The Present.
  Characters
  • EMILY STANFORD
  • JESSIE BEAN, her married friend
  • JIM STANFORD, Emily's divorced husband
  • GEORGIE, a boy of about eleven
  • JEAN and JACKY, Emily's children (off)
  Subject(s) Marriage; Women's Issues
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Syndey, Angus and Robertson, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
415 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Coming, The
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting A villa on the Italian lakes. About 4.00 pm on a summer afternoon.
  Characters
  • DORETTE MARCEL, her son
  • MARIE, his old nurse
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
416 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Crucified, The
  Date 1936
  Length Two Scenes
  Setting The exterior of an ancient and partially-demolished cathedral in the north of France, and Golgotha at the time of the Crucifixion.
  Characters

None listed. The following appear in the text:

  • THE DEAD
  • THE UNSEEN WOUNDED
  • THE DYING
  • VOICES
  Subject(s) Religion; War; World War I
  Published Manuscripts 8, 1934. Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
417 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Dimmed Lights
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting The Fawcett's drawing room. Evening.
  Characters
  • JOAN FAWCETT
  • JIM, her husband
  • FRANK DALE
  • DR BRUCE
  Subject(s) Infidelity; Marriage
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
418 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Last Post, The
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting A room in an hotel facing the Cenotaph. Just before and during Armistice Day.
  Characters
  • JOHN
  • JEAN
  • JEAN'S MOTHER
  • BILL
  • BLAIR
  • BLYTH
  • BLINKO
  • MARTY
  Subject(s) Anzac Legend; Mateship; Paranormal and Spiritual; Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
419 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Leading Lady
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting A well-furnished study in a flat.
  Characters
  • CLARICE DANE
  • HARVEY ANDREWS, dramatist
  • GEORGE CLAY, his friend
  Subject(s) Crime
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
420 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Life and the Idiot
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting A poorly furnished, old-fashioned room.
  Characters
  • THE IDIOT
  • HIS OLD GRANDMOTHER
  • THE IDIOT'S VISION OF HIS MOTHER
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Paranormal and Spiritual
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
421 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Searchlights
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting The Shrine of Remembrance, Sydney. Dark night.
  Characters
  • THE WOMAN
  • THE SOLDIER
  • THE GUARD
  Subject(s) Anzac Legend; Paranormal and Spiritual; War; World War I
  Published Best Australian One Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
422 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Woman Mary, The
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting A room in the house of Mary's brother.
  Characters
  • MARTHA
  • THE STRANGER
  • MARY
  Subject(s) Religion
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1936.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
423 Author Tomholt, Sydney
  Title Women Wait, The
  Date 1936
  Length One Act
  Setting The living room of a cottage on cliffs above the sea.
  Characters
  • ANN BARTON, an old woman
  • MARTHA PICKERING, a much older woman
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Women's Issues
  Published Bleak Dawn and Other Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney,1936.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Sydney Tomholt papers, MS 5807.
     
424 Author Turner, Alexander
  Title Centurion, The: A Drama in Two Scenes
  Date 1935
  Length One Act: Two Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i The guard chamber above the Joppa Gate, Jerusalem. The Time is Anno Domini.
  • II.ii A small room in an Inn at Bethlehem.
  Characters
  1. MARCELLIUS, a Centurion
  2. ALBAN, a sub-ordinate officer
  3. PERTINAX, a soldier
  4. ANABIS, a negro slave
  Cast
  1. Athol Casper
  2. Phil Shapere
  3. Harry Mendelson
  4. Frank O'Grady
  Subject(s) Religion
  Published Hester Siding and Other Plays, Perth, Patersons Printing Press, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Alexander Turner papers, MS 5017.
     
425 Author Turner, Alexander
  Title Golden Journey, The: A Play in One Act
  Date 1937
  Length One Act
  Setting Mullewa Railway Station
  Characters
  • PADDY ROONEY
  • STATION MASTER
  • A POMMIE
  • HIS MATE

    Passengers on the train to the Murchison:

    • BOBBIE, a barmaid
    • A GOVERNESS
    • A BANK CLERK
    • MOONLIGHT, an old prospector
    • HOYE-SMYTHE, a young clergyman
    • WOMAN WITH A BABY

    Passengers on the train to Perth:

    • MRS MUNRO, a station owner's wife
    • JOE WESTON, a mine owner
    • SEELEY, an older clergyman
    • JACK RAMSAY, a miner
    • A POLICEMAN
    • A PRISONER
  • A GUARD
  • ANOTHER GUARD
  • FRED, a porter
  • GEORGE, another porter
  Subject(s) Bush Life
  Published Royal Mail and Other Plays, Perth, Paterson's Printing Press, 1943.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Alexander Turner papers, MS 5017.
     
426 Author Turner, Alexander
  Title One Hundred Guineas
  Date 1935
  Length One Act: Two Scenes
  Setting
  • I.i A small parlour in a lonely Berkshire Inn. Spring 1750.
  • I.ii Prudence's room above the little parlour. Night.
  Characters
  1. PALLISER, an ensign in the 52nd Foot
  2. VINCENT, an usher
  3. HARVEY, an innkeeper
  4. PRUDENCE, a maid at Harvey's Inn
  5. PRIVATES FERRIS and HOPE, 52nd Foot
  Cast
  1. J. Lewis
  2. R. Brown
  3. J. Wylie
  4. M. Pope
  5. Colin and Charles Lewis
  Subject(s) Law and Justice
  Published Five Plays by Australians, Dramatists' Club, Melbourne, 1936. Hester Siding and Other Plays, Paterson's Printing Press, Perth, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS ANL holds a collection of Alexander Turner papers, MS 5017.
     
427 Author Turner, Alexander
  Title Royal Mail
  Date 1939
  Length Three Acts
  Setting

Murchison, the metropolis of the Murchison Goldfields, Western Australia.

  • I.i The exterior of the Royal Mail Hotel.
  • I.ii The living room at the Tresidders'.
  • II.i A large parlour in the Royal Mail Hotel.
  • II.ii The interior of the Court House.
  • III.i As in Act II, Scene i.
  • III.ii The same.
  Characters
  • MARTIN MASTERS
  • BETTY ANDERSON
  • RAINBOW DIXON
  • MICKEY DOOLEY
  • ALF CONROY
  • MRS CONROY
  • JACK TRESIDDER
  • MARY TRESIDDER
  • SNUB WALKER
  • GRACIE
  • RAY GODFREY
  • WILSON
  • SAM
  • CONSTABLE
  • DETECTIVE-SERGEANT
  • JUGOSLAV
  • JIM GRAHAM
  • MINERS, BANDSMEN, etc.
  Subject(s) Marriage
  Published Royal Mail and Other Plays, Paterson's Printing Press, Perth, 1944.
  Held in MS/TS QU: Hanger Collection. ANL holds a collection of Alexander Turner papers, MS 5017.
     
428 Author Turner, W.J.
  Title Man who Ate the Popomack, The: A Tragi-Comedy of Love in Four Acts
  Date 1922
  Length Four Acts
  Setting

London:

  • I Blair's Picture Gallery off Regent Street.
  • II Drawing room at Sir Solomon Raub's Town House in Charles Street, Mayfair.
  • III Three months later. Lord Belvoir's flat in Half Moon Street.
  • IV The same. Some months later.
  Characters
  • MAN ABOUT TOWN
  • OLD MAN
  • A WOMAN
  • A MAN
  • FIRST YOUNG MAN
  • SECOND YOUNG MAN
  • MURIEL RAUB
  • LORD BELVOIR
  • PARLOURMAID
  • LADY OLIVIA, daughter of the Marquis of Beaufort
  • SIR SOLOMON RAUB, millionare Jewish financier, head of Raub Bros., China and East India merchants
  • LADY PHAORON, a woman of fifty, Sir Philo's wife
  • SIR PHILO PHAORON, famous Egyptologist, small and about 60-65
  • HARRINGHAM, butler to Sir Solomon Raub
  • NOSEGAY, valet to Lord Belvoir, a simple stolid fellow of 28
  • HON RUPERT CLAVELLY
  • CAPTAIN ANTHONY, a creation of Belvoir's imagination, made up exactly to resemble the Old Man of Act I, but with a white beard.
  Subject(s) Fantasy; Science; Social Status
  Published Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1922.
     
430 Author Turner, W. J.
  Title Smaragda's Lover: A Dramatic Phantasmagoria
  Date 1924
  Length Three Acts
  Setting
  • I Teddy Meyer's drawing room.
  • II The same. A little later in the evening.
  • III The same.
  Characters
  • SIR LEO EDWARD MEYER ("TEDDY")
  • DUMBELL, butler
  • ARTHUR
  • MEDULLA, Liberal M.P.
  • PERCY PARSONS, the Prime Minister's Private Secretary
  • MR AND MRS FORTNIGHT-TAYLOR
  • MR PILBERY FLOWER, Editor of The Situation
  • LADY TORRENT
  • MISS MAUD TORRENT
  • SYLVESTER SNODGRASS
  • MISS SMARAGDA SNODGRASS
  • MR A. DE BOMPH
  • LORD SIMON SNODGRASS
  • SEBASTIAN SNODGRASS
  • THE PRIME MINISTER
  Subject(s) Politics and Ideology; Public Life
  Published Chatto and Windus, London, 1924.
     
431 Author Tweedie, Phyllis Dorrington
  Title Queen's Marie, The
  Date 1934
  Length One Act
  Setting The bedchamber of Mary, Queen of Scots, in Edinburgh Castle.
  Characters

Friends of Mary Carmichael:

  1. MARY CARMICHAEL
  2. BOBBY CREIGHTON-HAWES
  3. MAIZIE DUNCAN
  4. MISS MORRISON
  5. JOHN 'DARNLEY' KINMUIR
  6. GUIDE

In Dream, The Queen's Maries:

  1. MARY STUART, The Queen
  2. MARY HAMILTON
  3. MARY CARMICHAEL
  4. MARY SEATON
  5. MARY BEATON
  Cast
  1. Linda Newcombe
  2. Colin Jellis
  3. Marie Percy
  4. Doris Hayball
  5. David Reid
  6. Alex Doig
  7. Margaret Reid
  8. Dorothy O'Keefe
  9. Linda Newcombe
  10. Mavis Lyons
  11. Marie Percy
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters
  Published Eight Plays by Australians, Dramatist's Club, Melbourne, 1934.
     
432 Author Tweedie, Phyllis Dorrington
  Title Rhapsody
  Date 1935
  Length One Act
  Setting The parlor of an inn at Nirlitz, a village on the road to Berlin. The spring of 1841.
  Characters
  • FRANZ LISZT
  • LOLA MONTEZ
  • CARL STEINBERG, a friend of Liszt
  • ADOLPH VICHEN, a friend of Liszt
  • THE ARCHDUKE RUPERT OF HERZINA
  • INNKEEPER
  Subject(s) Historical Events or Characters
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.