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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Invisible Women's Society
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'Lou is a woman with a fresh mission. It involves three of her old school mates, forgetting the husband she's just separated from, and an odyssey into the Australian outback. These warm, wise, feisty, fabulous 50-something women are all approaching the 'Age of Invisibility' - but they won't go quietly into that gentle night. . .

'The comedic audio drama by esteemed writer Nikki Gemmell (author of 'The Bride Stripped Bare') is a pertinent multicast story about female friendship and embracing the next phase of life. 'The Invisible Women's Society' explores the experience of middle-age female invisibility through the eyes of the newly separated Lou and her friends as they return to the dustbowl hometown they'd long left behind. Tensions mount as a school reunion goes awry, betrayals resurface, old flames are revisited and visits to estranged parents get awkward.

'These women all become someone else as the trip into this desert heartland progresses. Perhaps they are becoming the people they'd always wanted to be. Looser, braver, wilder,. Because the Age of Invisibility has been bearing down upon them all. Ungrateful kids, husbands (or not quite), being ignored at bars, sexual discrimination and job restlessness be damned, these women won't go out with a whimper. The time has come to ROAR.' (Publication summary)
 

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  • An Audible Original

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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Audible Studios , 2019 .
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      Extent: 6 hrs 2 minsp.
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      • Published September 2019

Works about this Work

Radio Drama and Fiction Podcasts Are Having a Renaissance as Artists Make Television for Your Ears Hannah Reich , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , March 2020;

'During the glory days of radio drama in the 40s and 50s, the ABC and commercial entertainment companies were cranking out hundreds of episodes every week — feeding an audience, from Australia and beyond, all glued to the wireless to get their fix of serials like Dad and Dave or The Lawsons.' 

Radio Drama and Fiction Podcasts Are Having a Renaissance as Artists Make Television for Your Ears Hannah Reich , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , March 2020;

'During the glory days of radio drama in the 40s and 50s, the ABC and commercial entertainment companies were cranking out hundreds of episodes every week — feeding an audience, from Australia and beyond, all glued to the wireless to get their fix of serials like Dad and Dave or The Lawsons.' 

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