y Swamp Creatures single work   drama   radio play   - Three acts.
First known date: 1956 Issue Details: First known date: 1956 1956
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Adaptations

form y Swamp Creatures Alan Seymour , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1960 8037026 1960 single work film/TV

Described by Valda Marshall in the Sydney Morning Herald as 'The story of two sisters living in a remote house on the edge of a swamp'.

Source:

Marshall, Valda. 'TV Merry-go-round', Sydney Morning Herald, 17 July 1960, p.45.

Notes

  • Written 1955-56; in 1956 runner-up in a play competition held by the Journalists' Club and judged by the Playwrights' Advisory Board; in 1957 one of the twenty-five finalists in the play competition held by the London Observer. Has had stage, radio and television performances.

Production Details

  • First stage performance 1 November 1957 by the Canberra Repertory Society; first ABC radio broadcast 2 June 1958; first ABC television broadcast 13 July 1960.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Manuscript copy also held in The Campbell Howard Collection, Dixson Library, University of New England
    • s.l.,: s.n. , 1955 .
      Extent: 65 leavesp.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Typescript (duplicated).

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: The Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts
      Local Id: H1587
    • s.l.,: s.n. , 1955 .
      Extent: 52 leaves.p.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Typescript (carbon copy).

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: The Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts
      Local Id: H1587A

Works about this Work

Perth Festival Drama 1974 Margot Luke , 1974 single work column
— Appears in: Westerly , March no. 1 1974; (p. 29-35)
Three Australian Plays : Introduction Alrene Sykes , 1963-1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Three Australian Plays 1985; (p. 9-23)
Nothing "Swampy" About Seymour Lindsey Browne , 1961 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 April vol. 82 no. 4237 1961; (p. 14-15)
Perth Festival Drama 1974 Margot Luke , 1974 single work column
— Appears in: Westerly , March no. 1 1974; (p. 29-35)
Nothing "Swampy" About Seymour Lindsey Browne , 1961 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 April vol. 82 no. 4237 1961; (p. 14-15)
Three Australian Plays : Introduction Alrene Sykes , 1963-1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Three Australian Plays 1985; (p. 9-23)
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