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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Tyrannicide Brief
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The play 'explores notions of authority and centres on the fight for justice of the Puritan lawyer John Cooke, who accepted a brief in the mid-17th century to mount a case against King Charles I. He succeeded admirably, although he would die a terrible death 11 years later as a consequence.' Source: The Sydney Morning Herald. March 16, 2006.

Production Details

  • A special play reading by the Sydney Theatre Company of a new play by David Williamson based on the book, The Tyrannicide Brief by Geoffrey Robertson (London: Chatto & Windus, 2005), 7 April 2006. Director: Gale Edwards.

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Works about this Work

The Lawyer's Tale Wilfrid Prest , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 66 no. 3 2007; (p. 61-65)

— Review of The Tyrannicide Brief David Williamson , Geoffrey Robertson , 2006 single work drama
Williamson Does a Dame Nellie Bryce Hallett , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 March 2006; (p. 3) The West Australian , 20 March 2006; (p. 6)
The Lawyer's Tale Wilfrid Prest , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 66 no. 3 2007; (p. 61-65)

— Review of The Tyrannicide Brief David Williamson , Geoffrey Robertson , 2006 single work drama
Williamson Does a Dame Nellie Bryce Hallett , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 March 2006; (p. 3) The West Australian , 20 March 2006; (p. 6)
Last amended 7 Jun 2006 12:20:04
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1640s
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