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Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 The Convict Girl
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'Drama about one of the really great stories from Australia’s past, most of which is based on authentic documents. Mary Wallace and her lover and husband Will Brian were transported with the First Fleet to Botany Bay. They escaped and made an epic journey to Batavia in a tiny open boat' ('Australian Radio Series 1930s - 1970s', p.48).

Production Details

  • 1949: Radio Station 7HO (Hobart); 24 July - [first known broadcast]

    • Producer: Donovan Joyce.
    • Cast incl. Marcia Hart (Mary Wallace), John Morgan, John Gray.
    • The series continued to be broadcast around Australia well into the 1950s.

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First known date: 1949
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