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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Influence : Operator : Two Plays
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* Contents derived from the Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney,: Currency Press , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Influence, David Williamson , 2005 single work drama humour
'Ziggi Blasko knows how to turn fear into hate. A talkback radio host with 'commonsense' answers, he likes to push buttons. His diatribes against political correctness, feminism, multiculturalism, immigration and bleeding hearts flood the airwaves and the scary part is that people listen. At home, however, his influence isn't quite so great - his wife Carmela is too narcissistic to listen much, his daughter Vivienne is a manic depressive, his father Marko is a Croatian refugee with a secret that could destroy Ziggi's career, and his sister Connie is as strong-minded as Ziggi, but with opinions and solutions worlds apart. When Zehra, a Turkish housekeeper with a moral core diametrically opposed to Ziggi, enters the fray, the simplistic contradictions of Ziggi's world view set to implode in this latest satire from Australia's most popular playwright'. (Publisher's blurb, back cover).
(p. 1-83)
David Williamson's Influence and Talkback Radio, Graeme Turner , 2005 single work criticism (p. 3-6)
Playwright's Note, David Williamson , 2005 single work column (p. 7-8)
Operator, David Williamson , 2005 single work drama
'What would a Machiavellian do if he found himself the employee of a medium-scale manufacturer of gym equipment? He would use his charm, wit and general ingenuity to manipulate those around him to further his career, of course. Enter Jake. He is the Operator, ready to exploit everyone on his way to the top, from the kindly and competent Melissa to the smug CEO Douglas. In this chillingly funny play David Williamson turns his scathing wit on the darker side of corporate behaviour'. (Publisher's blurb, back cover)
(p. 85-150)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled David Crouch , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: API Review of Books , February no. 41 2006;

— Review of Influence : Operator : Two Plays David Williamson 2005 selected work drama criticism essay
David Williamson's Influence and Talkback Radio Graeme Turner , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Influence : Operator : Two Plays 2005; (p. 3-6)
Untitled David Crouch , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: API Review of Books , February no. 41 2006;

— Review of Influence : Operator : Two Plays David Williamson 2005 selected work drama criticism essay
David Williamson's Influence and Talkback Radio Graeme Turner , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Influence : Operator : Two Plays 2005; (p. 3-6)
Last amended 10 Jul 2008 14:48:43
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