y Bastardy single work   drama   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1972 1972
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Bastardy takes you on a journey to accompany Jack Charles, an Aboriginal man who’s in and out of jail for burglary.' (Source: Creative Spirits website)

Production Details

  • First produced by the Australian Performing Group at the Pram Factory Theatre, Melbourne, 23 August 1972.
  • Performed in 1977, West Australia, Western Australia, produced by National Theatre Inc.

    CAST: Jas Cartwright, Alan Cassell, Martin Jones, Peter Rowley and Leith Taylor.

    DIRECTOR: Aarne Neeme

    Note: Presented with Statements After an Arrest under the Immorality Act.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1972

Works about this Work

Jack's Life Told on TV 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 February no. 470 2010; (p. 48)
ABC1 will screen the international award winning documentary Bastardy on 11 March from 9.30pm. The title of the documentary comes from a play written in 1972 based on the life of Jack Charles.
Pervaded by APG'eeism: John Romeril Now and Then Geoffrey Milne , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: John Romeril 1993; (p. 13-34)
Untitled K. Healey , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 November 1974; (p. 15)

— Review of Bastardy John Romeril 1972 single work drama
Cesspool Passions With a Lifebelt of Aussie Humor B. Watts , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 25 August 1972; (p. 8)

— Review of Bastardy John Romeril 1972 single work drama
Cesspool Passions With a Lifebelt of Aussie Humor B. Watts , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 25 August 1972; (p. 8)

— Review of Bastardy John Romeril 1972 single work drama
Untitled K. Healey , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 November 1974; (p. 15)

— Review of Bastardy John Romeril 1972 single work drama
Jack's Life Told on TV 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 February no. 470 2010; (p. 48)
ABC1 will screen the international award winning documentary Bastardy on 11 March from 9.30pm. The title of the documentary comes from a play written in 1972 based on the life of Jack Charles.
Pervaded by APG'eeism: John Romeril Now and Then Geoffrey Milne , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: John Romeril 1993; (p. 13-34)
Last amended 19 May 2015 09:44:50
Settings:
  • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,
  • 1970s
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