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CUSTODY

A young boy looses both his parents in a fatal accident. He's only relatives Richard, his uncle and Magret his aunt fight for custody of the boy. They are polar opposites who cannot come to an agreement and are not willing to surrender the boy to the other. The feud takes a turn for the worst with a result that no one expects.

Cast

Richard.....(Steve Andrews) ( Robert Luxford) (Theo Burns) (Peter Erdmann)

Steve......( Colin Adams) ( Simon Brazzalotto)( Scott Furguson) (Peter Erdmann)(Christopher Bailey)

Margret....(Bernadette Lara) (Abigail Elliot) ( Lisa Armytage) (Cecily Dignam) (Donna Spillane)

Bernice....(Goldda Baker) ( Wunndonna Hughes) ( Christina Anderson) (Snippie Brunello) ( Tricia Fox)

Director

Robert Luxford ...R.M.S.

Michael Oxenburgh....Village Players

Peter Hayes.........Parnassus Den

Nolene Cosgrove .......Theatrefest 97

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EMPTY PLACES OF THE HEART

Proffesor Steve Harrison is losing his mind. At least his collegues and family think so. But Steve will not have a bar of it. His mind is as sharp as a steel trap, and just as closed. After a seriuos incident at the school he teaches Steve finds his life changed forever in ways he never imagined. When his son discovers what happened he makes a difficult choice that will create a rift between father and son. However amidst the conflict Steve finds someone new has entered his life. Has he finally found true happiness only to have it taken away ? Will his sons betrayal be the final nail in his coffin.

Cast

Steve Harrison................Robin Queree

Mike Harrison.................Brett Jeffers

Alice Miller......................Neridah James

Donna Harrison.............Peggy Taylor

Sylvia Peters..................Catherine Lockley

Director...........................Robin Queree

2002 Canberra Festival of One act plays.




This is a link to a rough cut of the film version of Empty paces
https://www.google.com.au/url?q=http://www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D2Jco0kSnqgU&sa=U&ei=7meBU4qnNsjMkwWBtYHACg&ved=0CCAQFj

SEPERATE WAYS

A young couple seperates because their sexual relationship is not what it used to be and the wife runs off with a transexual wrestler. Matters become more complicated when the wifes sister arrives and declares her love for the husband and her sister.

Australian Playwrights Theatre 1981. Nexus Theatre. 1982

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THE WARHOL INSTITUTE FOR THE FORGOTTEN FAMOUS

Synopsis:

For some, 15 minutes of fame is not enough. They can become obsessed with being or becoming the next big worldwide sensation. The Warhol Institute helps those who have had their fifteen minutes but don't know how to return to a normal life. But not everyone wants to return to being normal and the challenge for the therapist at the institute is to heal patients of this disorder. This challenge is further complicated when a patient has a plan to further their fame that would have fatal consequences.

Characters:

LENNY (20s), another brilliant mind and very introverted. Still lives with his mum.

MARVIN (20s), athletic, well-built man. Sports freak but only plays lame sports like Ultimate Frisbee.

JACQUELINE (30s), she is unruly rebellious and likes to cause trouble.

NATASHA (30s), overachiever with a brilliant mind but very insecure.

THERAPIST (40s), spinsterish appearance. Comes across as overly polite but knows how to use her authority when she has to.

Cast
M
errilee Hayes
Jade Swain
Mimi Kilbey
Eleni Poulos
Michael G.

Directed By
A. P. Lordes