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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Two released prisoners interrupt a feast day party given by an 1950s ex-Sydney gangster.'

Source: AusStage (http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/work/4704). (Sighted: 9/10/2013)

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon The Slaughter of St Theresa's Day ( dir. Alan Burke ) Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1960 6502415 1960 single work film/TV humour crime

An Australian adaptation of Peter Kenna's play; little can be traced about this adaptation.

form y separately published work icon The Slaughter of St Teresa's Day Peter Joseph Kenna , United Kingdom (UK) : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) , 1962 6502651 1962 single work film/TV crime humour

'Oola Maguire holds a party every St. Teresa's Day. The guests are the people she has quarrelled with in the past year, and there is only one rule–firearms must be parked in the hall.'

Source: Radio Times, 29 March 1962, p.49.

Production Details

  • First produced by the Trust Players at the Elizabethan Theatre, Sydney, 11 March 1959.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1959

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

It's a Long Way from Home : Irish Exiles in Australian Drama Maureen Strugnell , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Irish-Australian Studies : Papers Delivered at the Seventh Irish-Australian Conference, July 1993 1994; (p. 111-119)
Untitled S. Gough , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 June 1986; (p. 10)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Untitled B. Dickson , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: National Times , 13-19 June 1986; (p. 32)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Untitled D. Bray , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 6 June 1986; (p. 16)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Retrospect : March to Mid-May Peter George Kemeny , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Artlook , June vol. 2 no. 5 1976; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Retrospect : March to Mid-May Peter George Kemeny , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Artlook , June vol. 2 no. 5 1976; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Assaying the New Lode : More Aussie Talk at the Elizabethan Brek , 1959 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 28 March 1959; (p. 17-18) A Leader of His Craft : Theatre Reviews by H. G. Kippax 2004; (p. 43-47)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Untitled Barbara Selby , 1959 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , June vol. 31 no. 2 1959; (p. 121-123)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Untitled T. Dare , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 October 1972; (p. 8)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Untitled S. Eisenhuth , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Telegraph , 15 October 1972; (p. 30)

— Review of The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day : A Play Peter Joseph Kenna , 1959 single work drama
Modern Australian Drama : An Outsider's View Irene Gronowski , 1961 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , Autumn vol. 5 no. 2 1961; (p. 67-74)
Australian Drama Since Summer of the Seventeenth Doll H. G. Kippax , 1964 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , September vol. 23 no. 3 1964; (p. 229-242) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 193-204) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 137-152)
It's a Long Way from Home : Irish Exiles in Australian Drama Maureen Strugnell , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Irish-Australian Studies : Papers Delivered at the Seventh Irish-Australian Conference, July 1993 1994; (p. 111-119)
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