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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Mr Bailey's Minder
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Oswald takes on the odd-couple genre by pairing an aged artist with his minder - a young woman fresh out of gaol. Leo Bailey is one of Australia's greatest living artists, whose genius battles to survive the effects of alcohol, cynicism and self-loathing. His daughter Margo finds a willing, if surly, live-in-minder in the ex-con Therese. Added to the dysfunctional duo is the friendly handyman Karl who has been given the task of removing a valuable mural. A feel-good play that doesn't shy away from the bleaker side of life, Mr Bailey's Minder is about friendship, ego and art, and the secret longing for a better life. (Currency Press)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Nick Nickleby, with much love.

Production Details

  • Produced at the Griffin Theatre, Sydney. Previews on 23-27 July 2004; main production 29 July - 28 August 2004. Season directed by Christopher Hurrell.


    Produced by the Melville Theatre, Palmyra, Western Australia, 26 and 27 April and 3-6 / 10-12 May 2018.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      2004 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: Hanger
      Local Id: H2322
First known date: 2004

Works about this Work

Q&A Debra Oswald 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: AtMitchell , March vol. 3 no. 1 2007; (p. 17)
Untitled Murray Bramwell , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , 2 - 15 June no. 293 2006; (p. 13)

— Review of Mr Bailey's Minder Debra Oswald , 2004 single work drama
Untitled Murray Bramwell , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , 2 - 15 June no. 293 2006; (p. 13)

— Review of Mr Bailey's Minder Debra Oswald , 2004 single work drama
Q&A Debra Oswald 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: AtMitchell , March vol. 3 no. 1 2007; (p. 17)
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