Event Men Without Wives
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Venue St James' Hall (1887-1961), Sydney, NSW
First Date 30 April 1938
Opening Date 30 April 1935
Last Date 3 May 1938
Dates Estimated No
Status Unknown
World Premiere Yes
Description "The prize-winning play of Australia's 150th Anniversary Play Competition."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Australian National Identity
Indigenous Australian
Western Australia
Name Function Notes
Valerie Ball Actor Kit Abbot
John Bishop Actor Tom Bates
Edward Cavill Actor Lovatt
James Flanagan Actor Andy
Claude Fleeting Actor John Abbot
Eila Langton Actor Lulu Bates
Myra Leard Actor
Molly Ramsay Actor Channa
Valerie Scanlon Actor Clara Bates
William Smith Actor Bob McKee
William State Actor Joe Bates
Doris Williams Actor Mrs Bates
Leslie Williams Actor Dr Lucas Jones
William Wines Actor Jecks
Walter Wright Actor Fred
P. H. Roebuck Musician
Leslie Williams Pianist
Henrietta Drake-Brockman Playwright
S. R. Irving Producer
E.J.H. Colvin Set and/or Property Maker
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Billed as second public season. The programme contains a photograph of Drake-Brockman. Transcript held in Fryer Library, Hanger Collection H0462.
Data Source
Source Description
Book John McCallum, Belonging, Currency Press, Sydney, 2009
Australian Drama Project (UQ) Key MENWITHHD
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 62070