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An interview between Hobart-based writer Leigh Swinbourne and actor Jane Longhurst

‘Request Program’, a play by Franz Xaver Kroetz  A Black Bag Trilogy Performance, Detached Gallery, Hobart, 5th to 14th August, 2022 Earl Art Centre, Launceston, 25th to 27th May, 2023 Language is vital to me. Whatever the writing project, I am always conscious of its beauty, power and utility. One of my attractions to Drama […]

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AMY’S TATTOO Hobart playwright Alison Mann talks to Leigh Swinbourne about her latest play

Back in the ‘seventies when I (Leigh) started attending theatre, two out of every three plays were Australian originals. The Nimrod in Sydney, the Australian Performing Group and La Mama in Melbourne produced fresh local drama that spoke directly to audiences about their own lives. Fast forward to 2022 and what has been built from […]

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