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What's your favourite Australian play?

Final results:

The Top 20 Best Loved Australian Plays

 

Cloudstreet - Nick Enright & Justin Monjo
Holding the Man - Tommy Murphy
The Simple Gift - Steven Herrick
Cosi - Louis Nowra
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll - Ray Lawler
Away - Michael Gow
Speaking in Tongues (Lantana) - Andrew Bovell
Don’s Party - David Williamson
Bran Nue Dae by Jimmy Chi
The Man from Mukinupin - Dorothy Hewett
The Removalists - David Williamson
Hotel Sorrento - Hannie Rayson
The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin - Steve J Spears
Blackrock - Nick Enright
Myth, Propaganda & Disaster in Nazi Germany & Contemporary America - Stephen Sewell
The One Day of the Year - Alan Seymour
Last Cab to Darwin - Reg Cribb
The Season at Sarsaparilla - Patrick White
A Hard God - Peter Kenna
Bombshells - Joanna Murray Smith

 

674 people participated in the poll which ran from 22 March–17 May 2009.

Percentage of votes

 

7.8%
7.1%
7.1%
6.1%
6.1%
5.8%
4.3%
4.3%
3.2%
3.2%
3.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%

1.9%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.3%

 

 

The winning play was announced on Radio National’s Artworks on Sunday 17 May 2009

 

 

 

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