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Ten award winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Each writer reveals their writing process and discusses the themes and characters within their work. The dynamic presenter, Dr Tess Brady, provides a critical commentary for each play.

Joanna Murray-Smith discusses the power of words in Nightfall and explores love, identity and belonging in Honour.

Louis Nowra talks about shedding the misconceptions of childhood in Radiance and discusses art, claiming it should not be relevant in Cosi.

Hannie Rayson explores family and identity in Inheritance and the relationship between art and personal story in Hotel Sorrento.

David Williamson shows how sport reflects society in The Club and discusses failed dreams in Don's Party.

Andrew Bovell explores the intersections of story in the Lantana series and recurring patterns of family and global histories in When the Rain Stops Falling.

Running Time
50 mins
Nb videos
10 videos included