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Bille Brown Bille Brown i(A48410 works by) (a.k.a. William Gerard Brown)
Born: Established: 11 Jan 1952 Biloela, Biloela area, Biloela - Moura - Baralaba area, Central West Queensland, Queensland, ; Died: Ceased: 13 Jan 2013 Chermside, Chermside - Stafford area, Brisbane - North East, Brisbane, Queensland,
Gender: Male
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1 1 form y separately published work icon Celeste Bille Brown , Ben Hackworth , ( dir. Ben Hackworth ) Australia : Unicorn Films , 2018 12819646 2018 single work film/TV

'Ten years after the death of her husband, opera singer Celeste (42) returns to the stage for one final performance. She invites her estranged stepson Jack (26) home amidst the preparations but unbeknownst to him she has an ulterior motive. Celeste is as he remembers – beautiful, intoxicating and dangerous.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 Mentor Understood Spiritual Side of Acting Bille Brown , 2011 single work obituary (for Diane Cilento )
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 October 2011; (p. 9)
1 Playing with Fire Bille Brown , 2007 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Griffith Review , Spring no. 17 2007; (p. 89-97)
1 6 y separately published work icon The School of Arts : A Play Bille Brown , Putney : Phoenix Education , 2007 Z1544497 2007 single work drama 'A fond remembrance, The School of Arts is a warm evocation of small-town country life and the unintentional chaos caused by a motley band of travelling players. As the 1967 referendum to include Australia's Indigenous population in the national census is about to take place, a touring theatre troupe is preparing to perform Hamlet at the local School of Arts. But when troupe leader Byron Savage decides to spice up the performance with a loaded gun and is wounded in the process, he sparks a chain of events that turns the evening into a maelstrom of burlesque and vaudeville. Bille Brown's wonderfully comic new play is a tribute to an extraordinary time in Queensland's cultural life that inspired many of our state's leading artists, including the playwright himself.' Source: http://www.qldtheatreco.com.au/play/theschoolofarts/
1 Playing with Fire Bille Brown , 2007 extract autobiography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 - 5 August 2007; (p. 18-19)
1 Herself Bille Brown , 2004 single work essay
— Appears in: The Best Australian Essays 2004 2004; (p. 44-51) Griffith Review , Spring no. 5 2004; (p. 23-28) A Revealed Life : Australian Writers and Their Journeys in Memoir 2007; (p. 312-317)
1 10 y separately published work icon Bill and Mary Bille Brown , 2002 Melbourne : Phoenix Education , 2004 Z1207157 2002 single work drama
1 y separately published work icon The Country Party : A Political Romance Bille Brown , 1991 1991 (Manuscript version)x402037 Z1544513 1991 single work drama
1 Tuff... Bille Brown , 1990 single work drama children's
— Appears in: Two Plays for Primary Schools 1990; (p. 9-64)
1 y separately published work icon Two Plays for Primary Schools Bille Brown , Arthur Frame , Allan Edwards (editor), Brisbane : Playlab , 1990 Z807365 1990 selected work drama children's
1 A Christmas Carol Bille Brown , 1984 single work drama
1 y separately published work icon Unreal Bille Brown , 1980-1989 (Manuscript version)x400705 Z854026 1980-1989 single work drama
1 Prunes Bille Brown , 1977 single work drama
1 Springle Bille Brown , 1975 single work drama
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