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y separately published work icon The Life and Death of Sandy Stone single work   drama   humour   - Contains twelve Sandy Stone monologues.
Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Life and Death of Sandy Stone
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'This is a funny, ironic and moving compilation of the mundane ruminations of one of Barry Humphries' quieter but most acutely realized characters, Sandy Stone. The character is based on the men Barry used to see on his commuter tram in Melbourne.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Illustrated with advertisements from Australian magazines and newspapers.

Production Details

  • Performed at :

    • Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC 11 November 1990
    • Verbruggen Hall, Sydney, NSW 15 January 1991
    • Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide, SA 12 February 1991
    • Theatre Royal, Hobart, TAS 22 February 1991  

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chippendale, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 1990 .
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      Extent: xlvi, 200p.p.
      Description: illus., bibl.
      ISBN: 0732903300
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Penguin , 1991 .
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      Extent: xiv, 216p.p.
      Edition info: Revised ed.
      ISBN: 0140157123

Works about this Work

Hello Possums : Barry Humphries and Australian English Anne Pender , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , October vol. 16 no. 1 2007; (p. 1-3)
Barry Humphries, the Creator of Sandy Stone Manning Clark , 1997 single work biography
— Appears in: Speaking Out of Turn : Lectures and Speeches 1940-1991 1997; (p. 255-257)
Reading Melbourne Peter Craven , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 23 April 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of Take Me to Paris, Johnny John Foster , 1993 single work autobiography ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel ; The Getting of Wisdom Henry Handel Richardson , 1910 single work novel ; The Nightmarkets : A Novel Alan Wearne , 1986 sequence novel ; The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama ; The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Fergus Hume , 1886 single work novel
Behind Masks Peter Goldsworthy , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , February no. 85 1991; (p. 25)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama ; The Real Barry Humphries Peter Coleman , 1990 single work biography
Behind Masks Peter Goldsworthy , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Review , January-February no. 28 1991; (p. 12)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama
Reading Melbourne Peter Craven , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 23 April 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of Take Me to Paris, Johnny John Foster , 1993 single work autobiography ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel ; The Getting of Wisdom Henry Handel Richardson , 1910 single work novel ; The Nightmarkets : A Novel Alan Wearne , 1986 sequence novel ; The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama ; The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Fergus Hume , 1886 single work novel
Stone Dead or Alive is Born Again Peter Craven , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 November 1990; (p. 12)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama
A Nice Night Out With Sandy Stone Leonard Radic , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 13 November 1990; (p. 14)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama
A Night of Nostalgia Alison Croggon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 November vol. 112 no. 5747 1990; (p. 128-129)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama
Sandy Stone's Laugh In Barry Oakley , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Independent Monthly , December-January vol. 2 no. 6 1990-1991; (p. 39)

— Review of The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama
Barry Humphries, the Creator of Sandy Stone Manning Clark , 1997 single work biography
— Appears in: Speaking Out of Turn : Lectures and Speeches 1940-1991 1997; (p. 255-257)
Hello Possums : Barry Humphries and Australian English Anne Pender , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , October vol. 16 no. 1 2007; (p. 1-3)
Last amended 4 Dec 2018 13:34:14
Subjects:
  • Glen Iris, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Urban,
Settings:
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
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