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Adaptation of Daybreak : A Play in Three Acts Catherine Shepherd , 1938 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 1938... 1938 Daybreak
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SIMON MARTEL

CAROLINE MARTEL

JEANNE MARTEL

FRANCIS GILLAN

MRS. CARMICHAEL

PHOEBE MOON

RUFUS BELLAMY

CAPTAIN NORTH

CAPTAIN BLAINEY

LIEUTENANT PRIDEAUX

MRS. MOSS

LAURA MOSS

MRS. TURNER

SARAH TURNER

LUCY TURNER

ELLEN

BEAM

MRS. BEAM

Notes

  • Although produced for radio and broadcast almost two months before it was first given a live theatrical performance, this radio version was likely abridged by Shepherd from her largely completed stage script.

Production Details

  • Producer: John Cairns.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1938 .
      Note/s:
      • Broadcast (nationally, from Melbourne radio station 3LO) on 14 May.
      Series: Radio Drama Week [1938] Australian Broadcasting Commission (publisher), 1938 series - publisher radio play

      Eight Australian authors will be represented in the Broadcasting Commission's Radio Drama Week, which will be opened at 6.30 p.m. on Sunday by the Federal Controller of productions, Mr F. D. Clewlow...' ('Broadcasting,' p. 9).

      Tonight (Sunday)... the Australian Broadcasting Commission's second Australian Radio Drama Week will be launched by the Commission's Federal Controller of Production (Mr. P. D. Clewlow).... Every night next week national programme number one will feature an Australian radlo play ('Radio Drama Week,' p. 22).

      The plays, place of performance and broadcast order were:

      1. Samson (Stivens); 8 May

      2. Brother of Mankind (Barclay) ; 9 May [Episode 13 of the Into the Light series]

      3. A Sirius Cove (Shave) and Boiled or Fried (Brooksbank); 10 May

      4. Two Thousand Million Years (Peters); 11 May

      5. The Jackaroo (Barry); 12 May

      6. Conglomerate (Turner); 13 May

      7. Daybreak (Shepherd); 14 May

Works about this Work

National Broadcast Features 1938 single work column
— Appears in: Huon and Derwent Times , 5 May 1938;
National Broadcast Features 1938 single work column
— Appears in: Huon and Derwent Times , 5 May 1938;
Last amended 26 Feb 2018 10:14:28
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