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Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 It's Back
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Revue.

Notes

  • Writing credits for the production (songs and sketches):

    • Ken Kennett and Lewis Savage: 'Frank Deathadder', 'Specials,' 'Oh No Jo!,' 'B and H,' 'The Affair,' 'A Gab, Pie and Peas,' and 'The Whistler.'
    • Ken Shadie: 'Grave Situation,' 'On the Defensive,' 'Flower Power,' and 'Dishonoured.'
    • Peter Pinne and Don Battye: 'Up the Empire' (sung by Karry Lindburg), 'Persecution' (Barry Brebner), 'Sunday Morning Fashion Parade' (Ken Kennett and girls), and 'Mrs Inala Heights' (Gwen Smith).
    • Bill Harding: 'Tolerance,' 'Twighlight Years,' and 'Habits.'
    • Jay McKee: 'Vandal,' 'Campus Capers,' 'New Face,' 'Christmas is for Kiddies', and 'Christmas Carol' (introduced from November onwards).
    • Ron Sheard: 'Political Commercials' and 'Revolting Student.'
    • Tony Nicholls: 'The First Time' and 'Bra Strap Blues.'
    • Ian Austin: 'It's Back!' and 'Clem Jones Hoe-Down.'
    • David Sale: 'Which is Which?' and 'Wharfie Walkout.'
    • Barry Brebner: 'Extra-Curricular.'
    • Betty Brennan: 'Power Problem.'
    • Marion Lemon and Jay McKee: 'Queens.'
    • Ken Kennett, Lewis Savage, and Jay McKee: 'Social Talk.'

Production Details

  • 1970: Arts Theatre, Brisbane ; 23 October -

    • Director Jay McKee; Chorus Pam Page; Set Design Angus Lyall-Wilson; Lighting Design Jason Whiting and Eric Lawler; Lighting Eric Lawler and Bill McCloy; Costumes Doreen Brinkley and Una Hollingworth (with Laurley Olley and Vivienne Kay); Sound Jason Whiting (with Shane Holdway and Gaye Walkington); Stage Manager Faye Clark.
    • Cast Kerry Lindburg, Louise Murphy, Kay Perry, Gwen Smith, Barry Brebner, Ken Kennett, Sean Nash, Don Purvis ; Standbys Pam Page, Mark Hamlyn.
    • Musician Robert Keene (piano); Rehearsal pianist Jan Bates.

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Works about this Work

Enjoyable Revue has 40 Send-ups 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 24 October 1970; (p. n. pag.)

— Review of It's Back 1970 single work musical theatre
Enjoyable Revue has 40 Send-ups 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 24 October 1970; (p. n. pag.)

— Review of It's Back 1970 single work musical theatre

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Note:
This entry has been sourced from on-going historical research into Australian-written music theatre being conducted by Dr Clay Djubal.
Last amended 22 Sep 2014 08:08:23
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