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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Two Brothers
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The Benedict brothers are on opposite sides of the political divide. Eggs is the Minister for Home Security and prime minister-in-waiting. Tom is a refugee advocate and the head of a charitable foundation. The brothers have a relationship based on affection and respect.And in the jumble of family life they have managed to accommodate their ideological differences. But then, an Indonesian fishing boat, packed with refugees, goes down in the Indian ocean on Christmas Day. two hundred and fifty people drown, but one man survives.(Publisher's blurb, back cover).

Production Details

  • World premiere produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company at the Victorian Arts Centre, 13 April - 14 May 2005.

    Season directed by Simon Phillips.

    Cast: Rodney Afif, Caroline Brazier, Diane Craig, Nicholas Eadie, Laura Lattuada, Benjamin Lawson, Garry McDonald, and Hamish Michael.


    Produced by the Sydney Theatre Company at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from 19 May - 2 July 2005.

    Season directed by Simon Phillips.

    Cast: Rodney Afif, Caroline Brazier, Diane Craig, Nicholas Eadie, Laura Lattuada, Benjamin Lawson, Garry McDonald, and Hamish Michael.


    Most recently produced by Red Phoenix Theatre at Holden Street Theatres, Hindmarsh, South Australia.

    Directed by Robert Kimber.

    Cast: Joshua Coldwell (Lachlan Benedict), Cheryl Douglas (Maid/Interviewer/Therapist), Brant Eustice (James "Eggs" Benedict), Michael Eustice (Tom Benedict), Fahad Farooque (Hazem Al Ayad), Josh Mensch (Harry Benedict), Tracey Walker (Angela Sidoropoulos), Lyn Wilson (Fiona Benedict), and Alicia Zorkovic (Jamie Savage).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Currency Press , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Political Fictions, Katharine Brisbane , 2005 single work criticism (p. vii-xi)
Political Facts, Tony Kevin , 2005 single work criticism (p. xiii-xvii)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2005

Works about this Work

The Life In Them Words Ben Brooker , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2016;
[Review] Two Brothers Elizabeth Schafer , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 2 no. 3 2007;

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
CMI (A Certain Maritime Incident) : Introduction John McCallum , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 136-142)
The Cost of Free Speech Nicholas Parsons , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , December - January no. 154 2005-2006; (p. 7)
Political Facts Tony Kevin , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Two Brothers 2005; (p. xiii-xvii)
Drowning in Propaganda Tom Hyland , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 April 2005; (p. 9)

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
Play Fails as Art, Drama and Contribution to Debate Owen Richardson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 April 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
Familiar Politics in a Familial Setting Helen Thomson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 April 2005; (p. 2)

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
Bad Eggs Robert Hefner , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , May vol. 15 no. 4 2005; (p. 46)

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
Up the Garden Path Craig Sherborne , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 272 2005; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Two Brothers Hannie Rayson , 2005 single work drama
Fraternal Friction is No Make-Believe Matthew Westwood , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 March 2005; (p. 2)
Rayson d'Etre Matthew Westwood , 2005 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 April 2005; (p. 16-17)
Lunch with Jennifer Byrne : Hannie Rayson Jennifer Byrne , 2005 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 April vol. 123 no. 6466 2005; (p. 40-42)
Why We Need Courageous Theatre Hilary McPhee , 2005 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age , 19 April 2005; (p. 20)
Facing the Truth Tony Kevin , 2005 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age , 19 April 2005; (p. 20)
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