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The Big Things single work   drama   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1932... 1932 The Big Things
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Suzanne Richards: a pretty woman of thirty.

Harvey Lawton: her friend.

Nova Richards: her step-daughter.

Alec. Richards: Suzanne's husband.

Mary: a maid.

The play takes place in the living room of the Richards' station homestead, around four o'clock on a summer afternoon.


  • Chosen fourth in the Workers' Education Association (WEA) of Brisbane one-act play competition in 1932. The play was set for performance with The Giant (G.L. Dann's play, which had taken first prize) by the WEA later that year (according to contemporary newspapers), but the company instead performed another Waraker play, And Two Shall Meet (under the title Brotherhood).

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