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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Mavis Bramston - Reloaded
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Billed as 'a musical comedy revue for the new millennium,' Mavis Bramston - Reloaded is a sketch-comedy show in the style of the original iconic 1960s Australian televsion series The Mavis Bramston Show. In this production, the writers target the new millennium, poking fun at Australia's sacred cows, celebrities, and institutions and the world in general. The production featured the voice of John-Michael Howson.

The program running order was as follows:

  • 1. 'Opening' (company).
  • 2. 'Bronwyn and Amanda' (Rowena and Geraldine).
  • 3. 'Is There a Doctor in the House?' (Hazel and Karen).
  • 4. 'A Woman's Best Friend' (Geraldine).
  • 5. 'That's What You Are' (Hazel and Andrew).
  • 6. 'Football Rules' (Karen and Rowena).
  • 7. 'I Never Do Anything Twice' (Geraldine).
  • 8. Raffle 1 (Hazel).
  • 9. McLeod's Daughters (Geraldine, Karen, and Rowena).
  • 10. 'Second Hand' (Hazel).
  • 11. 'Como Te Gusta Mi Pinga' (Andrew).
  • 12. 'Tracey and Naomi' (Geraldine and Rowena).
  • 13. 'Pauline Hanson: The Musical' (company).
  • 14. 'Starbucks' (Andrew).
  • 15. 'Medical Register' (Geraldine and Rowena).
  • 16. 'An Opening for a Prince' (Karen).
  • 17. 'Myrna and Dulcie' (Geraldine and Hazel).
  • 18. 'Thai Golden Hands' (Andrew and Karen).
  • 19. 'New Bed' (Geraldine and Hazel).
  • 20. 'Botox Blues' (Rowena).
  • 21. 'Face Lift' (Karen and Hazel).
  • 23. 'Good Morning Atlanta' (Geraldine).
  • 24. 'Fatima' (Rowena and Hazel).
  • 25. 'Cell Phone' (Geraldine).
  • 26. Raffle 2 (Rowena).
  • 27. 'Bali High' (Hazel and Karen).
  • 28. 'Taboo' (company).
  • 29. 'Laughing Matters' (company).


  • All songs and sketches written by Peter Pinne and Paul Dellit, except the following:

    • John-Michael Howson: Lyrics - 'Is There a Doctor in the House,' 'Tracey and Naomi,' 'Myma and Dulcie,' Botox Blues' (music by Pinne/Dellit).
    • Ray Kolle: Lyrics - 'Fatima' and 'An Opening for a Prince' (music by Pinne/Dellit).
    • Phillip Scott/Tony Sheldon: 'Starbucks'.
    • Stephen Sondheim: 'I Never Do Anything Twice'.
    • Dick Gallagher/Mark Waldrop: 'Laughing Matters'.
    • Arthur Young: Music - 'Opening' (lyrics by Pinne/Dellit).
    • James F. Handley: Music - 'Second Hand' (lyrics by Pinne/Dellit).

Production Details

  • 2006: City Hall, Brisbane, 18 October.

    • Director Paul Dellit; Producer Peter Pinne and Paul Dellit; Music Director Andrew Davidson; Chorus Trevor Green, Karen Crone; Sound Murray Keidge (CPC productions); Lighting Owen Forsyth (CPC Productions); Costumes Simone De Hass, Trevor Green; Stage Manager Sarah Ponturo; Cast Geraldine Turner, Rowena Wallace, Hazel Phillips, Karen Crone.
    • Presented by Seymour Productions and Bayview Records, in association with Brisbane City Council.

    2006: Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads (Gold Coast), 19 October.

    • Cast and production as for Brisbane show.

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Works about this Work

A Star Is Reborn Phil Brown , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 11-17 October no. 608 2006; (p. 27)
A Star Is Reborn Phil Brown , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 11-17 October no. 608 2006; (p. 27)

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This entry has been sourced from on-going historical research into Australian-written music theatre being conducted by Dr Clay Djubal.
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