Contributor Gwen Meredith
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Other Names Gwenyth Valmai Meredith; Mrs Ainsworth H
Gender Female
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 18 November 1907
Date of Death 3 October 2006
Functions Playwright, Writer, Scriptwriter, Screenwriter
Notes Born in Orange (NSW). Major writer of radio and television serials for the ABC ('The Lawsons', 'Blue Hills'). Playwright and writer for children. Awarded OBE, MBE.
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-505453
Events

Playwright

Director

Writer

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005
  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

Scriptwriter

Edmund Allison - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Mary Bartholomew - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Jean Blue - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Pamela Bygrave - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

William Constable - Set Designer

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Ed Devereaux - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Dorothea Dunstan - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Vivian Edwards - Director

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Ben Lewin - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Billee Lockwood - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Peter Morris - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Pat Penny - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

George Simpson-Little - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Mollie Murphy - Actor

Coralie Nowlan - Actor

Doris Fitton - Director

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956
  • Shout at the Thunder, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 17 January 1942
  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Colin Luckman - Actor, Producer

Gwen Plumb - Actor

Valerie Tooth - Actor, Producer

Stephen Barker - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005
  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

R H Greville - Actor, Director

Molly Kealy - Actor

Mavis Leggett - Actor

Joyce Luxton - Actor

Matt Miller - Actor

Jean Munro - Actor

Philip O'Brien - Narrator

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005
  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

George Paizie - Director

Neil Roach - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005
  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

Ella Stark - Actor

Jean Trundle - Actor, Director

John Alden - Producer

Millicent Armstrong - Playwright

Leith Arundel - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005

Carol Aveyard - Actor

Lisa Aveyard - Actor

Laraine Ball - Director

Micki Beckett - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005

Shirley Boston - Actor

Muriel Box - Playwright

Sidney Box - Playwright

Joan Bray - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Mavis Bundy - Actor

Marcella Burgoyne - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Mavis Butler - Actor

Matthew Campbell - Actor

Sidney Chambers - Actor

June Champion - Actor

Teagan Coe - Actor

Reyna Cohen - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Charles Collings - Actor

David Copping - Designer

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Cecily Craig - Actor

Mavis Cundy - Actor

Audrey Cunningham - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Lorna Curtin - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Sidney Davis - Set Designer

Diana Deane - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Alan Denby - Actor

Dave Devaney - Actor

Desmonde Downing - Set Designer

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Dorothy Dunckley - Make-up Artist

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Claire Eldred - Actor

Rhoda Felgate - Director

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Burma Ford - Actor

Ethel Gabriel - Actor

Bett Gay - Actor

Harry Gibson - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Hazel Gibson - Actor

Sydney Gissing - Actor

Ludovick Gordon - Designer

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Betty Goss - Actor

Colin Grace - Actor

Colleen Hamilton - Actor

Eunice Hanger - Director

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Vic Hardgraves - Actor

Keith Hardiman - Actor

Bruce Hargarves - Producer

Gwen Harris - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

John Harrison - Actor

Lilyan Hawke - Director

Joan Hawley - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Audrey Henry - Actor

Steven Hodgkinson - Scenic Artist

Hazel Hollander - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Edward Howell - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Phyl Jacobs - Actor

Helene Jacoby - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Craig Jeffery - Actor

Valerie Kelsey - Actor, Director, Playwright

Francis Killen - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Daphne Kingcott - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Marie Lacey - Actor

Kathleen Lamb - Actor

Margaret Lamont - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Nellie Lamport - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Maurice Lennon - Actor

Karl Levett - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Ivor N Lewis - Actor, Stage Manager

Freda Little - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Mary Littlejohn - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Jack Love - Actor

Enid Magill - Actor

Catherine Mann - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

Ewen Mason - Actor

Marion McCowan - Actor

Matt McDougall - Actor

Kevin McLachlan - Actor

Phyllis McLean - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Yvonne McLean - Stage Manager

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Merle Moffatt - Actor

Phillip Moore - Actor

Beatrice Moreau - Actor

Thelma Morris - Actor

Gwenda Moverley - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Jeremy Muir-Smith - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Frederick Munro - Stage Manager

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Elizabeth Myers - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Marjorie Naish - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Daniel Needham - Actor

David Nettheim - Actor

Jessica Noad - Actor

Cherylene O'Brien - Actor

Lesley Pope - Actor

James Pratt - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Susan Priestley - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Joan Pryor - Actor

W Graham Robertson - Playwright

Desmond Rolfe - Actor

Marie Rosenfeld - Actor

Betty Ross - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Haydee Seldon - Actor

Gavin Semple - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Chrissie Shaw - Actor

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

Stewart Shelton - Actor

Iolanthe Slater - Producer

Edward Smith - Actor

Arthur Stanford - Producer

Dora Stoddard - Actor

Charles Tasman - Actor

Winifred Taylor - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Alma Thirkell - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Irene Thirkell - Actor

  • Ask No Questions, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 31 August 1940

Grace Trundle - Actor

Catherine Wallace - Actor

Ken Wayne - Actor

Dorothy Wheller - Actor

  • Cornerstone, Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD, 18 July 1956

Corenne Woolmer - Actor

J. C. Williamson Theatres Limited (1943-1976)

  • The Lawsons, Town Hall, Forbes, NSW, 11 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Protestant Hall, Parkes, NSW, 9 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Theatre Royal, Dubbo, NSW, 7 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Monarch Theatre, Wellington, NSW, 4 February 1950
  • The Lawsons, Masonic Hall, Bathurst, NSW, 28 January 1950

Brisbane Amateur Theatres

The Independent Theatre

Austral Players, Sydney

Chelsea Theatre Group

Old Parliament House

  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 18 September 2005
  • The Lawsons, Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT, 28 August 2005

Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney

The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

The Playwrights' Advisory Board

  • Cornerstone, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 19 April 1956

Twelfth Night Theatre Company

Venture Theatre Company

Workers' Art Club Players

Resources
Works
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