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The Great Man
A volatile group gathers to plan the funeral of a Labor Party icon. They all claim to know the truth about him, but their recollections are coloured by their own interests.


An investigative journalist returns to Australia to retire. But the peace is broken by a visit from a student working on his biography.

Cast : 4M, 3F

Currency Press | 978-0-86819-633-6 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB


David Williamson’s first full-length play, The Coming of Stork, premiered at Melbourne's La Mama Theatre in 1970. He went on to pen over thirty plays and become Australia’s most successful playwright. His plays have been produced throughout Australia and internationally. A number of his stage works have been adapted for the screen, including The Removalists, Don’s Party, The Club, Travelling North, Emerald City, Sanctuary and Brilliant Lies.

He won AFI screenplay awards for Petersen, Don’s Party, Gallipoli and Travelling North. He has also won eleven AWGIE Awards.

He lives on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

For a rich guide to understanding more about the work of David Williamson visit the 'What I wrote' series website where you can download Teacher's Notes, watch a trailer for the DVD and read information on the authors.

David Williamson's official website - www.davidwilliamsonplaywright. com

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