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Our Country's Good

by Timberlake Wertenbaker

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'Australia 1789. 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. . .''Wertenbaker has searched history and found in it a humanistic lesson for hard modern times- rough, sombre, undogmatic and warm'' (Sunday Times); ''Highly theatrical, often funny and at times dark and disturbing, it sets an infant civilization on the stage with clarity, economy and insight'' (Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph)'… (more)
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'Australia 1789. 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. . .''Wertenbaker has searched history and found in it a humanistic lesson for hard modern times- rough, sombre, undogmatic and warm'' (Sunday Times); ''Highly theatrical, often funny and at times dark and disturbing, it sets an infant civilization on the stage with clarity, economy and insight'' (Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph)'

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