Drought single work   drama   - One act
First known date: 1923 Issue Details: First known date: 1923 1923
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Abstract

A farmer commits suicide moments before drought breaking rain begins to fall.

Notes

  • See entry in the Campbell Howard Index for details of other productions to 1964.
  • One of three prize winners in the International One-Act Play Theatre's 1934 competition. Produced at St Martin's Theatre London on June 3, 1934.

Production Details

  • First produced by the Presbyterian Ladies' College Old Collegians' Association at the Playhouse, Melbourne, 24 June 1924.
  • Broadcast from London by the B.B.C. 11 December 1934 and 3KZ (Melbourne) 10 May 1938.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Australian Woman Writer Wins Play Award 1934 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 1934; (p. 9)
Australian Plays 1934 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 November 1934; (p. 12)

— Review of Drought M. S. Armstrong 1923 single work drama ; The Enchanted Tryst : a fantasy play in verse Marjorie McLeod 1934 single work drama
One-Act Play Prize Award 1924 single work column
— Appears in: The Argus , 5 January 1924; (p. 18)
An Australian Play Winner of Rupert Brooke Prize 1924 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 June 1924; (p. 9)

— Review of Drought M. S. Armstrong 1923 single work drama
Australian Plays 1934 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 November 1934; (p. 12)

— Review of Drought M. S. Armstrong 1923 single work drama ; The Enchanted Tryst : a fantasy play in verse Marjorie McLeod 1934 single work drama
An Australian Play Winner of Rupert Brooke Prize 1924 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 June 1924; (p. 9)

— Review of Drought M. S. Armstrong 1923 single work drama
Australian Woman Writer Wins Play Award 1934 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 1934; (p. 9)
One-Act Play Prize Award 1924 single work column
— Appears in: The Argus , 5 January 1924; (p. 18)
Settings:
  • Bogan River, Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1902