Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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'Deeply Offensive and Utterly Untrue' is based on the report of the 2006 'Inquiry into certain Australian companies in relation to the UN Oil-For-Food Programme' commonly referred to as the 'Cole Inquiry'. The Inquiry investigated 'whether decisions, actions, conduct or payments by Australian companies mentioned in the Volcker Inquiry into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme breached any [Australian] Federal, State or Territory law'.

Notes

  • Documentary theatre.

Production Details

  • First produced at the Performance Space @ Carriage Works, Sydney, 24 August to 8 September 2007.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2007
  • Appears in:
    y Collection #7 : 27 New Plays from the Australian Script Centre Lian Tanner (editor), Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2008 Z1594920 2008 anthology drama The twenty-seven plays on this CD have been selected by our National Reading Group as representing some of the best in contemporary Australian scriptwriting. Many of them have either won or been short-listed for major prizes, and they cover a wide range of themes and styles, from documentary theatre to seditious comedy and apocalyptic drama. Some of the playwrights are well-established, others are emerging writers whose work shows exciting potential. (Source: CD ROM) Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2008 pg. 10
  • Appears in:
    y Remixing Politics : 3 Documentary Theatre Works Version 1.0 , Sydney : Currency Press , 2012 Z1894668 2012 selected work drama (taught in 1 units) Sydney : Currency Press , 2012 pg. 75-124

Works about this Work

Spending Two Weeks 'Mucking Around' : Discourse Practice and Experience During Version 1.0's Devising Process Katharine Rossmanith , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 62 2013; (p. 179-193, 224)
Biting Yarn Is Real Treat Alanna Maclean , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 May 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of Deeply Offensive and Utterly Untrue 2007 single work drama
Psst, Wanna Buy Some Wheat? Benito Di Fonzo , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 August 2007; (p. 15)
Funny How a Memory Fault Works Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 2 September 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Deeply Offensive and Utterly Untrue 2007 single work drama
Funny How a Memory Fault Works Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 2 September 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Deeply Offensive and Utterly Untrue 2007 single work drama
Biting Yarn Is Real Treat Alanna Maclean , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 May 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of Deeply Offensive and Utterly Untrue 2007 single work drama
Psst, Wanna Buy Some Wheat? Benito Di Fonzo , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 August 2007; (p. 15)
Spending Two Weeks 'Mucking Around' : Discourse Practice and Experience During Version 1.0's Devising Process Katharine Rossmanith , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 62 2013; (p. 179-193, 224)

Awards

2007 shortlisted Sydney Theatre Awards Best Independent Production Shortlisted for the 2007 Version 1.0 production.
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    Australia,
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    Iraq,
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    Middle East, Asia,
  • 2000s
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