form yThe ClubDavid Williamson,
( dir. Bruce Beresford)Adelaide:South Australian Film Corporation,1980Z3840171980single work film/TV Volatile relationships affect the success of an Australian Rules football club when the coach, a former star player, tries to stop big business taking over the management and training of his team. His aggressive resistance leads to his loss of control of the club. Source: National Film & Sound Archive
Other formats: Also braille, sound recording
First performed a the Russell Street Theatre in Melbourne on 24 May 1977. Director: Rodney Fisher.
* Contents derived from the Sydney,:Currency Press,1978 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
See How They RunGideon Haigh,
2016single work essay — Appears in:
532016;In David Williamson's 1977 play The Club, the action takes place in a single room, through which traipse combinations of club president, committeeman, general manager, coach, captain and star recruit, conniving and conspiring. Big money and commercial pragmatism threaten to uproot personal loyalties and ancient ways. ‘I want to turn all those photographs around so they don’t have to look down on this shameful scene,’ says one character, who, it turns out, protests too much. ...'
My Traitor's HeartDavid Williamson,
2003single work column — Appears in:
The Age,27 September2003;(p. 1,6)The Sydney Morning Herald,27-28 September2003;(p. 72)Williamson reflects on his forty years of supporting the Collingwood Football Club and his decision to change his support to the Sydney Swans. Williamson also comments on his visit to the Collingwood Football Club in the week preceeding the 2003 grand final and the welcome he received from club president, Eddie McGuire.