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Catherine Fargher Catherine Fargher i(A86147 works by)
Gender: Female
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Catherine Fargher has had play scripts produced for radio, contemporary performance and community theatre groups, including The Listening Room, Vitalstatistix National Women's Theatre, Sidetrack Performance Group and StreetArts Community Theatre (Qld). Fargher has also worked as a community writer with migrants, youth and union groups. Her bio-ethical fable Dr Egg and the Man With No Ear was performed in Chicago in 2008 and, in 2011, was being translated into German

Fargher udnertook doctoral studies in Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong.She later established the Stage and Screenwriting course in the university's Faculty of Creative Arts. .

Sources include: ABC Radio National website,
and the University of Wollongong website,

Sighted: 14/12/2004 and 29/08/2011

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Fellowship Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $18,000.00
2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships New Work - Established Writers Digital/Children's Literature (for under 12 years)
2012 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, to work on the second draft or her work during a residency at Varuna, the writers’ house in Katoomba, NSW.

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon The Violin Player 2009 Australia : ABC Radio National , 2009 Z1567875 2009 single work radio play

'One young man fought on the Somme. His great-nephew busked in Paris. Their experiences are brought together by the violin which travelled with them both.'

Source: ABC Radio National's Airplay website,
Sighted: 16/03/2009

2010 winner AWGIE Awards Radio Award Original
Dr Egg and the Man with No Ear 2007 single work musical theatre fable young adult When a man loses his ear in a bizarre cycling accident involving a bull terrier, he cannot shake the yearning to replace it. A mysterious scientist, Dr Egg, offers a previously unthinkable possibility; he can grow the man a new ear. But first he needs a piece of his daughters' precious flesh. The Man refuses to harm his daughter. Eager to make her father happy, the daughter makes her way to the lab of Dr Egg and offers her ear.When the science is done, the ear grows and grows. But it does not stop there. A new life is made. And it looks a lot like her. The Daughter is faced with a serious dilemma. Source:
2011 winner AWGIE Awards Children's Award Children's Theatre
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