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Review | ‘Anthem’ tackles the question of who we are are

Review | ‘Anthem’ tackles the question of who we are are

Anthem | State Theatre Centre | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★  In 1998 some of Australia’s most talented writers and a composer came together to create a play that captured the mood of the times. Who’s Afraid of the Working Class was written to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Melbourne Workers Theatre, and saw Andrew […]

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Back to the book: Barracuda

Back to the book: Barracuda

Christos Tsiolkas’ acclaimed novel has been adapted for the small screen and is currently screening on ABCTV. The novel has just been re-released, with a new cover to tie in with the TV series, Lezly Herbert checked out the original book. Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas Allen & Unwin In 1994, Danny Kelly is given an […]

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Barracuda: Diving in at the deep end

This month the ABC bring the novel ‘Barracuda’ by Christos Tsiolkas to the screen. The Australian author’s has a long history of his works being adapted for the screen, his novel ‘Loaded’ became the feature film ‘Head On’, while ‘The Slap’ was adapted for TV both in Australia and in the U.S.A. Actor Elias Anton […]

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Simon Burke Dances With the Devil

Simon Burke Dances With the Devil

Simon Burke’s acting career has spanned decades and continents, from Australian television and film to the West End in London. His latest project is taking him back to his roots as he returns to the role that first brought him into the national spotlight at age 13 in 1976. In Fred Schepisi’s 1979 film, ‘The […]

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