Lost Weekend single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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Production Details

  • Play performed by the South Australian State Theatre Company, 1989, directed by John Gaden and Ian Watson.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1989
  • Appears in:
    y Damage : A Collection of Plays John Romeril , Sydney : Currency Press , 2010 Z1709452 2010 selected work drama (taught in 3 units)

    'This collection, introduced by John McCallum, includes three previously unpublished works: Jonah, a Brechtian musical reinvention of Louis Stone's novel of the same name; Top End, a political drama set in Darwin during the Indonesian invasion of East Timor, and Lost Weekend which takes a class-based look at 'Australianess'. They are published together with Romeril's best-known play, The Floating World, the story of a returned serviceman's descent into madness on a cruise ship bound for Japan.

    'Romeril's writing conveys the immediacy of the times that stems from his beginnings as an agitprop writer, but he focuses on everyday lives. The plays in Damage explore the twentieth century stresses and strains, the damage we do and the damage done to us.' (From the publisher's website.)

    Sydney : Currency Press , 2010

Works about this Work

Cold Comfort Farm Murray Bramwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , September no. 67 1989; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Chekhov Comes to the Homestead Val Vallis , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 October 1989; (p. 12)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Funny Farm Foibles Peter Ward , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 14 August 1989; (p. 12)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Powerful Metaphor Sue Gough , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 October 1989; (p. 124)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Cold Comfort Farm Murray Bramwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , September no. 67 1989; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Chekhov Comes to the Homestead Val Vallis , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 October 1989; (p. 12)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Funny Farm Foibles Peter Ward , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 14 August 1989; (p. 12)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
Powerful Metaphor Sue Gough , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 October 1989; (p. 124)

— Review of Lost Weekend John Romeril 1989 single work drama
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