Event The Ship's Whistle
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
First Date 28 November 1980
Last Date 13 December 1980
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The Ship's Whistle or Guns and Gallops, Glory and Gold by Barry Oakley is a satirical biography of Richard Hengist Horne.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Theatre in Education
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Robert Alexander Actor Charles Dickens
Simon Burvill-Holmes Actor Sea-sick man / Dight / Defendant / Rev. Fox / Sailor / Lt. Bateson
B. J. Cole Actor Clara Burnham
Tom Considine Actor An admirer / O'Donnell / Sir Charles Hotham / Ogden / M.C./ Sailor / Lt Crayford
Peter Cummins Actor Alf Benson
Maree D'Arcy Actor Madame Ophelia Vielburn
Vanessa Downing Actor Kate Horne
Edwin Hodgeman Actor Norman Trelawny Nottage - Photographer
Philip Quast Actor Hank / Governor's Aide / Lt. Armstrong / Professor Kemp / Francis Jeffrey Dickens
Henry Salter Actor Richard Horn
Peter Schwarz Actor Cabin-mate / Old Croft/ Plaintiff / George Coppin / Butler / Capt. Steventon
Coralie Ashton Assistant Stage Manager
Bev MacInnes Assistant Stage Manager
Richard Harris Costume Designer
Kevin Palmer Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Michael Fuller Movement Director
Barry Oakley Playwright
Sue Russell Set Designer
Malcolm Leech Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide Barr Smith Library Special Collections
Australian Drama Project (UQ) SHIPSWHBO
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 29505