WINNER - Best Loved Australian Play Poll

18 May 2009


We are pleased to announce the adaptation of Tim Winton's novel Cloudstreet by Nick Enright & Justin Monjo as the winner of our Best Loved Australian Play Poll. Congratulations Nick and Justin!

The winners were announced on Sunday 17 May on ABC Radio National - listen to the announcement and discussion

The poll ran from 22 March through to 17 May and was held in collaboration with ABC Radio National. We thank them for their support, in particular the 'Artworks' program. We would also like to thank all those who voted (over 500 of you) and left their comments and nominations during the poll. Let's keep the conversation going by rating and reviewing your favourite Australian plays on the website.

The Results

  1. Cloudstreet by Nick Enright and Justin Monjo (adapted from the novel by Tim Winton)
  2. Holding The Man by Tommy Murphy (adapted from the memoir by Timothy Conigrave)
  3. The Simple Gift (adapted by Sue Dickinson from the verse-novel by Steven Herrick)
  4. Cosi by Louis Nowra
  5. Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler
A complete list of the top 20 plays is available here.

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