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They Saw a Thylacine single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 They Saw a Thylacine
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Production Details

  • Performed at the Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2013.

    Later toured by Human Animal Exchange in 2015, with the following cast and crew:

    Presented by Performing Lines.

    Artistic Collaborator: Matthew Lutton.

    Set and Lighting Design: Matthew Adey.

    Sound Design: Jethro Woodward.

    Costume Design: Chloe Greaves.

    Cast: Justine Campbell and Sarah Hamilton.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2013
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Endangered : Three Plays Justine Campbell , Sarah Hamilton , Hannie Rayson , Caleb Lewis , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017 11630361 2017 anthology drama

    'They Saw a Thylacine: Out of the darkness, Sarah Hamilton and Justine Campbell conjure the ghost of one of Australia's lost beauties, the thylacine. With all the suspense of a campfire story, these feisty, funny women weave a lyrical tale of adversity and extinction. For this thylacine tracker and this zoo keeper's daughter, it's a quest not just to protect a threatened creature, but themselves. Rebellious and gutsy, these women face life and fight to survive.

    'Extinction delves deep into the heart of our own morals, choices and tightly-held convictions. Extinction wraps an important conservation message around a unique and personal human story. A wild, rainy night, a twist of fate and an injured tiger quoll bring together a passionate environmentalist and an unlikely Good Samaritan. Both are hell-bent on saving the species, but intentions are murky. What will be compromised in the quest to save the quoll? Nothing is black and white in this intriguing story about love, sex, money and power.

    'The Honey Bees: As the world's honeybees disappear, a family-owned apiary struggles to keep up with overseas demand. Driven by matriarch Joan's iron will, the business continues to grow. And then Melissa arrives out of the blue. The Honey Bees is a tale of Family and Empire; Action and Consequences; and what happens when the bee finally stings. ' (Publication summary)

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017

Works about this Work

On the Edge of Extinction Anne-Marie Peard , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 September 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of They Saw a Thylacine Sarah Hamilton , Justine Campbell , 2013 single work drama
'Look at What We Have Done' Dewi Cooke , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 September 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of They Saw a Thylacine Sarah Hamilton , Justine Campbell , 2013 single work drama
'Look at What We Have Done' Dewi Cooke , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 September 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of They Saw a Thylacine Sarah Hamilton , Justine Campbell , 2013 single work drama
On the Edge of Extinction Anne-Marie Peard , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 September 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of They Saw a Thylacine Sarah Hamilton , Justine Campbell , 2013 single work drama
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