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A play about George Orwell, sailing and danger


Presented by Blue Cow Theatre in association with Three River Theatre.

Written by Cameron Hindrum.

His wife, Eileen, has died on the operating table. George is struggling to raise his adopted son, but his interfering sister is bickering with the nanny, and there’s a new wife to woo. And he has tuberculosis.

It’s work that keeps George going. His last novel – Animal Farm – was a smash hit, and his publisher wants another, soon. He’s writing it in an abandoned farmhouse at the end of the world, across a treacherous sea. There he is imagining the nightmarish world of Winston and Julia, Big Brother and Room 101.

Developed in Blue Cow Theatre’s plays-and-playwrights development program, The Cowshed, 101 by Launceston playwright Cameron Hindrum is thrillingly alive with familial machinations, moral questions and the personal/political contradictions that made George Orwell an enigmatic icon, and “the wintry conscience of a generation.”

Director Robert Jarman
Assistant Director Grace Roberts
Set Design Jill Monro
Costume Design William Dowd
Lighting Designer Chris Jackson
Composer/Audio Designer Travis Hennessy

Fiontan Cassidy

Kerri Gay
Tia Landeg
Eliot McCann
John Saunders 
Jane Taylor 

Tuesday 30 July – Saturday 3 August 2019

Tuesday 30 July 2019 @ 7:30pm
Wednesday 31 July 2019 @ 7:30pm
Thursday 1 August 2019 @ 7:30pm
Friday 2 August 2019 @ 8:00pm
Saturday 3 August 2019 @ 7:30pm

TICKETS (all General Admission):
Full $45
Concession / Student $25

Tickets available ONLINE or at the door (if available)

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77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point TAS, Australia

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