Down Under (play)

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Down Under is a 1975 Australian play by Bob Ellis and Anne Brooksbank.

The original production had a cast that included Carmen Duncan and Bill Hunter. The Sydney Morning Herald critic said "this may be the best and bitchiest play since Don's Party ." [1]

Towards the end of the play's run at the Nimrod, Ellis and Brooksbank brought the theatre. [2] Ellis later said they bought it when Down Under was "under threat of eviction". [3]

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  1. Walford, Leslie (14 September 1975). "A cry of failure in the suburbs". Sydney Morning Herald. p. 122.
  2. "Authors buy own theatre for $45,000". The Age. 1 April 1976. p. 10.
  3. "Characters in audience". Sydney Morning Herald. 9 December 1980. p. 8.