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Our Country's Good archiveBased on a heart-warming true story, the play follows a group of 18th Century convicts and officers as they confront a savage new land. These jailbirds, male and female, have no rights and their treatment is as ferocious as the landscape. But one man defies the rules. Lt Ralph Clark creates the very first piece of theatre ever to be performed in Australia, The Recruiting Officer. The drama mounts as the convicts rehearse, and their hopes for a new life grow stronger. Incredibly the play will go on! Our Country's Good was first presented at the Royal Court Theatre, London on 10 September 1988. Note: The convicts use explicit language and this award-winning play contains scenes which some people might find shocking.
Performers Colin Connor, Tom Dawze, Jarrad Ellis-Jones, Fifi Garfield, Keiren Hamilton-Amos, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Kieron Jecchinis, Sapphire Joy, Will Lewis, Milton Lopes, Alex Nowak, Caroline Parker, Tim Pritchett, Fergus Rattigan, Garry Robson, Emily Salter, Nabil Shaban.
Author Timberlake Wertenbaker. Company Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company. Company Ramps on the Moons. Director Fiona Buffini. Design Neil Murray. Lighting Mark Jonathan. Music Jon Nicholls. Sound Jon Nicholls. Director Simon Startin (associate director).

Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1912822913. Details of all Our Country's Good archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4495

Archive Listings

23 May 18
2 Jun 18
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
West Midlands
12 May 18
19 May 18
Sheffield Theatres
South Yorkshire
25 Apr 18
5 May 18
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Outer London
Greater London
11 Apr 18
21 Apr 18
Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)
West Yorkshire
28 Mar 18
7 Apr 18
New Wolsey Theatre
9 Mar 18
24 Mar 18

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