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Issue Details: First known date: 1971... 1971 Evening of Fear
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An escapee (James Lacklee) from Ellinore Hall for the criminally insane is on the loose in the region. But, the terror begins when he breaks into pensioners Marny and John's house.


  • First public reading by Kevin Gilbert in 1971 at the Mews Theatre, Sydney. Director: Kevin McGrath.

Production Details

  • Setting: A Country Village

    Scene Set: A weatherboard house, comfortably old.

    Characters: John Sommers: the old man; Marny: his wife; Jacko Dean: old policeman; Millie Vincent: old maid; and, Madman: burly youthful type.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: ca. 1971
      Extent: 10p.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      • Typescript (duplicated).


      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H0632
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