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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... 1938 Conglomerate
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'West Australian authorship Will be represented by Alexander Turner's Conglomerate, a dramatic descriptive story of life on the hard, hot, dusty West Australian goldfield. The commonplace and the picturesque are merged In an arresting pattern. Turner writes of what he knows. 'Gold, beer, heat, wool,machinery, corrugated iron, stones, mail trucks - there's your background tor Murchison' (Leslie Rees, 'We Shall Have Drama : Introducing Radio Drama Week,' p.6).

Production Details

  • First aired (nationally) on the ABC as part of 'Radio Drama Week', Friday 13 May 1938 (the penultimate play for the series, which ran 8-14 May 1938).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1938 .
      Extent: 13 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (duplicated).
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1780
  • Appears in:
    form y separately published work icon Australian Radio Plays Leslie Rees (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1946 Z498921 1946 anthology radio play Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1946 pg. 55-72
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      Australian Broadcasting Commission ,
      1938 .
      Series: form 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

The Living Drama F. W. W. Rhodes , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 7 no. 4 1946; (p. 233-235)

— Review of Mother and Son : A Play, in Three Acts Louis Esson , 1923 single work drama ; Portrait of a Gentleman : Thomas Griffiths Wainewright 1794-1847 George Farwell , 1940 single work radio play ; The Watch on the Headland M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1940 single work radio play ; Spoiled Darlings Edmund Barclay , 1940 single work radio play ; The Remittance Man Richard Lane , 1939 single work radio play ; Great Inheritance Gwen Meredith , 1945 single work radio play ; The Path of the Eagle Catherine Duncan , 1946 single work radio play ; The Bride of Gospel Place : A Play, in Four Acts (Affectionately Inscribed to William Moore) Louis Esson , 1946 single work drama ; The Southern Cross : A Chronicle Play in Four Acts (to Katharine Susannah Prichard) Louis Esson , 1946 single work drama ; The Southern Cross and Other Plays Louis Esson , 1946 selected work drama ; Conglomerate Alexander Turner , 1938 single work radio play ; Santa Claus of Christmas Creek Ernestine Hill , 1946 single work radio play
The Living Drama F. W. W. Rhodes , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 7 no. 4 1946; (p. 233-235)

— Review of Mother and Son : A Play, in Three Acts Louis Esson , 1923 single work drama ; Portrait of a Gentleman : Thomas Griffiths Wainewright 1794-1847 George Farwell , 1940 single work radio play ; The Watch on the Headland M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1940 single work radio play ; Spoiled Darlings Edmund Barclay , 1940 single work radio play ; The Remittance Man Richard Lane , 1939 single work radio play ; Great Inheritance Gwen Meredith , 1945 single work radio play ; The Path of the Eagle Catherine Duncan , 1946 single work radio play ; The Bride of Gospel Place : A Play, in Four Acts (Affectionately Inscribed to William Moore) Louis Esson , 1946 single work drama ; The Southern Cross : A Chronicle Play in Four Acts (to Katharine Susannah Prichard) Louis Esson , 1946 single work drama ; The Southern Cross and Other Plays Louis Esson , 1946 selected work drama ; Conglomerate Alexander Turner , 1938 single work radio play ; Santa Claus of Christmas Creek Ernestine Hill , 1946 single work radio play
Last amended 31 Jul 2019 13:26:10
Subjects:
  • Country towns,
Settings:
  • Gascoyne - Murchison area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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