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Note: The play 'Bitin' Back' is an adaptation by Vivienne Cleven from her book Bitin' Back (2001).
Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Adapted from Vivenne Cleven's award-winning novel Bitin Back.

Production Details

  • First produced by Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts in association with QPAC, 5-16 July 2005 at the Cremorne Theatre, QPAC. Director: Wesley Enoch

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2005
  • Appears in:
    y Contemporary Indigenous Plays Windmill Baby, Rainbow's End, King Hit, Bitin' Back, Black Medea Larissa Behrendt (editor), Vivienne Cleven (editor), Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2007 Z1366759 2007 anthology drama (taught in 12 units)

    'Five plays from around the country which illustrate that the rich tradition of indigenous storytelling is flourishing in contemporary Australian theatre.' (Source: Australianplays.org)

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2007
    pg. [1]-53

Works about this Work

Brisbane's Aboriginal Theatre Foundering Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2007; (p. 12)
Dressed up to Change Perceptions Sandra McLean , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 July 2005; (p. 5)

— Review of Bitin' Back Vivienne Cleven 2005 single work drama
Gay Times in Frenetic Farce James Harper , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 July 2005; (p. 13)

— Review of Bitin' Back Vivienne Cleven 2005 single work drama
Dressed up to Change Perceptions Sandra McLean , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 July 2005; (p. 5)

— Review of Bitin' Back Vivienne Cleven 2005 single work drama
Gay Times in Frenetic Farce James Harper , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 July 2005; (p. 13)

— Review of Bitin' Back Vivienne Cleven 2005 single work drama
Brisbane's Aboriginal Theatre Foundering Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2007; (p. 12)
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