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Alternative title: Staining the Wattle
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Berthold on the Wallaby and Other Fair Dinkum Yarns
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A playwright (who is also a political activist) attempts to have his play about Henry Lawson produced in a way that adapts Brecht's theories of epic theatre to Australian conditions.

(Source: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine, no.136, April 2004, p.13)


  • Author's note: Inspiration for Bertold on the Wallaby and Other Fair Dinkum Yarns 'came from my interest in the work, politics and personality of Frank Hardy.'

Production Details

  • Performed at Downstairs Belvoir Street under the title Staining the Wattle and read at Parnassus' Den in 2003. Also read at the NSW Writers' Centre on 16 April 2004.

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