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Julia Wakefield – Review of Tales of Kabbarli and Angels of Kangarilla – Holden Street Theatre

Julia Wakefield reviews the Tales of Kabbarli, the storyof Daisy Bates played by Robina Beard, written and directed by Geoffrey Sykes. The one woman play is  then followed by a screening of the new documentary film Angels of Kangarilla, a film about South Australian printmaker Janet Ayliffe.


The power of illusion

The new year’s entertainment at the Festival Theatre is a show with more than the usual amount of magic, as some of the world’s best illusionists vie to outperform each other. One of these is Dan Sperry, who spoke to Ewart Shaw about how his image developed.

Dan will be performing as part of The Illusionists show at the Adelaide Festival Theatre from 31 Dec 2012 – 12 Jan 2013. Check out his website to see some truly amazing illusions – not for the faint of heart!

Tales from Kabbarli

Tales of Kabbarli, a play that revives the character of legendary South Australian explorer and cultural commentator Daisy Bates, is coming to Holden Street Theatres. Daisy is played by Robina Beard – dancer, teacher, and Palmolive commercial star. Cath Kenneally spoke to Robina about her new role.

The play runs from 21 November to 2 December. Tickets are aviable through Venue Tix.

Emma Hack – the challenge of a moving canvas

Adelaide artist Emma Hack is back with another fascinating exhibition. The versatile artist is known for painting people into walls, her work on the wildly successful Goyte film clip, and the arresting images now on billboards and busses for the Motor Accident Commission. You may know it as a blue car… look again.

Emma spoke to Sue Reece about the intricacies and surprises of her work.

The Emma Hack exhibition, a collection of new works and recent favourites,  runs at Adelaide Airport until 25 Jan 2013.

Rob Croser – Pride and Prejudice – Independent Theatre

Rob Croser, director of the Independent Theatre’s new production of Pride and Prejudice, stopped past the studio to talk to Cath Kenneally about his interest in the Jane Austen novel, the adaption of the play and the background. It will be performed at the Odeon Theatre November 7 – 17.

For more information see their website.


Ken Bolton – The Lee Marvin Readings – Dark Horsey Bookshop

Ken Bolton came into the studio to talk to Cath Kenneally about the Lee Marvin Readings at the Dark Horsey Bookshop.

The readings are held every Tuesday for the month at 7:30pm for an 8pm start for $5.

Geordie Brookman – State Theatre Company

New Artistic Director of the State Theatre Company, Geordie Brookman speaks to Cath Kenneally about the State Theatre Company’s future plans.