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Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 $tampede
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'The history of trade unions in Australia and comment about the wages/inflation spiral. Wild West movies and pulp novels provided the metaphor and many old 'western' songs were used, such as 'Don't Fence Me In'. Errol O'Neill, 'A Chronology Of The Popular Theatre Troupe 1974-1983', Challenging The Centre : two decades of political theatre ed. Steve Capelin (1995): 67.

Production Details

  • Premiered in the School of Arts, Moura with the 16th April 1977 the most likely date. The Popular Theatre Troupe Half Yearly Report 1st January, 1977 - 30th June, 1977 indicates that the group was in Moura from the 16th to the 18th April 1977. The play was subsequently performed in Central and North Queensland, and in a later tour of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

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