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Our country"s good

Timberlake Wertenbaker

Our country"s good

by Timberlake Wertenbaker

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Published by Methuen in association with The Royal Court Theatre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Timberlake Wertenbaker.
SeriesRoyal Court writers series
ContributionsKeneally, Thomas., Royal Court Theatre.
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23330389M

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Our Country’s Good gained the best momentum during its ensemble scenes, with great interplay between the actors. The portrayal of the convicts felt, in particular, individual and humanised compared to the officers, some of whom simply had less stage time due to the nature of the play. Apr 02,  · Timberlake Wertenbaker was born in France and was Resident Writer for 'Shared Experience' in and the Royal Court Theatre She is best known for her play Our Country's Good (), based on the novel The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally/5(K).


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Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker tells the story of members of the British Navy and convicts in a penal colony putting on a play in 18th-century New South Wales.

Sara Freeman examines how Wertenbaker uses the structure of a play within a play to explore themes of colonialism, authority, transgression and the power of narrative. May 11,  · Join Anna Girvan, director of Our Country’s Good, on the set of her production for a day exploring the text and the possibilities it offers.

Business Club Members can get 2 for 1 tickets to the performance on Fri 19 April and Tue 07 May at pm. Book early as this offer is subject to availability. out of 5 stars Our Country's Good. is Good. May 30, Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. Difficult play, vibrant take on Australian immigration snatched from the streets and cries of London and shipped out in the First Fleet of 6 ships of convicts.

Pleased to have it to read before seeing it performed/5(12). Jan 28,  · About Our Country's Good. Australia A young married lieutenant is directing rehearsals of the first play ever to be staged in that country. With only two copies of the text, a cast of convicts, and one leading lady who may be about to be hanged, conditions are hardly ideal.

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They should pay attention. How Author: Jay Irwin. Aug 27,  · Beauty and brutality combine in Nadia Fall’s epic and passionate shattering staging of Our Country’s Good.

What’s being said on Twitter. Was totally gripped by Our Country’s Good at the National from start to finish. Brilliant production, massive props to director Nadia Fall — Nick Clark (@MrNickClark) August 26, Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with multi-award-winning Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy.

The production features the creative use of audio description, signing and. Aug 14,  · About Our Country's Good. Australia A young married lieutenant is directing rehearsals of the first play ever to be staged in that country. With only two copies of the text, a cast of convicts, and one leading lady who may be about to be hanged, conditions are hardly ideal.

Description. Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in Septemberdirected by Max Stafford-Clark. These photographs show members of the original cast, including David Haig, Jim Broadbent, Linda Bassett and Lesley Sharp, and.

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Inships with over convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

.marks 30 years since the premiere of Our Country's Good at the Royal Court, now recognised as a modern classic exploring themes of crime, punishment and rehabilitation. Set inOur Country's Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts transported to Australia as a punishment for their crimes.

Survival is by no means.May 06,  · A pack of ordinary playing cards provided director Stafford-Clark with a range of games and activities which he used when rehearsing ‘Our Country’s Good’ written by Timberlake Wertenbaker back in - when neither of them had any idea that the play would become such a seminal text.4/4.