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y separately published work icon Boy Overboard : The Play single work   drama   children's  
Adaptation of Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman , 2002 single work children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Boy Overboard : The Play
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Play about asylum seekers coming to Australia. Jamal and Bibi have a dream. To lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup. But first they must face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins. Can Jamal and his family survive their incredible journey and get to Australia?
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Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Asian settings.

Production Details

  • Premiere season produced at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta from 19-30 July 2005. Season directed by Timothy Jones and Becky Chapman.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2005
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Collection #6: 30 New Scripts From The Australian Script Centre Ozscript Collection #6 Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2006 Z1422259 2006 anthology drama The Australian Script Centre promotes and distributes some of Australia's best performace writing to a variety of markets. This collection profiles the best scripts from the 2005-6 program. It includes major prize winners, critical and popular successes and yet to be produced gems. - Inside front cover Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2006

Works about this Work

Review : Boy Overboard and Hitler's Daughter Caroline Reid , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Lowdown , February/March vol. 30 no. 1 2008; (p. 44-45)

— Review of Hitler's Daughter : The Play Eva Di Cesare , Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , 2005 single work drama ; Boy Overboard : The Play Patricia Cornelius , 2005 single work drama
Inhumanity Takes Place in the Mind Stephen Dunne , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 July 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of Boy Overboard : The Play Patricia Cornelius , 2005 single work drama
Child's Play and Yet Tough Stuff To Tackle Alexa Moses , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 2005; (p. 13)
Inhumanity Takes Place in the Mind Stephen Dunne , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 July 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of Boy Overboard : The Play Patricia Cornelius , 2005 single work drama
Review : Boy Overboard and Hitler's Daughter Caroline Reid , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Lowdown , February/March vol. 30 no. 1 2008; (p. 44-45)

— Review of Hitler's Daughter : The Play Eva Di Cesare , Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , 2005 single work drama ; Boy Overboard : The Play Patricia Cornelius , 2005 single work drama
Child's Play and Yet Tough Stuff To Tackle Alexa Moses , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 2005; (p. 13)
Last amended 17 Apr 2018 13:57:51
Settings:
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    Indonesia,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    Pakistan,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    Afghanistan,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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