One of Australia’s most popular and favourite plays explores the universal theme of father-son conflict against the background of the beery haze and the heady, nostalgic sentimentality of ANZAC Day – Australia’s equivalent of Remembrance Sunday – and a sacred cow among Australian annual celebrations.
Is ANZAC Day just an excuse for “one long grog-up” or is it a day when Australians reflect on those who have paid the ultimate price?
Director- Wayne Harrison
Associate Director- Christopher Hurrell
Designer- Catherine Morgan
Lighting- Marec Joyce
Sound- Chris Drohan
Casting- Lucy Cassson
Producer- Trish Wadley
Stage Manager- Alistair Warr
Deputy Stage Manager- Matthew Gardener
Design Assistant- Natalie Price
Assistant Producer- Rosie Beard
Cast- Paul Haley, Mark Little, Fiona Press, Adele Querol, James William Wright
This is the best drama playing in any London theatre at the moment.
Wayne Harrison’s pungently acted revival achieves an acrid, sweaty intensity.
Alan Seymour’s landmark Australian play gets a thrillingly topical revival.
Played with screamingly raw and touchingly real emotion.
The kitchen sink drama playing with an energy that leaps off the stage.
A Younger Theatre