8 monologues with the common subject matter of food.
A Life in Ten Meals by Julian Leatherdale
An elderly man revisits key turning points in his life through their bitter sweet associations with food.
Airline Food by Mark O'Flynn
A teenager on a 13 hour return flight to Antarctica caught up in a mid-air crisis accompanied by lasagne.
Off Piste by Aeva O'Dea
A middle-aged woman ricochets between the sugary highs of a backpacking job in an Austrian bakery and the downward spiral of bulimia.
Onions by Amanda Kaye
A young performer explores the delights of cooking for one after confronting her cheating on/offstage lover.
Helmut Bakaitis Makes a Kugelis by Danielle Maas
Familial recipe intertwined with haunting memories of a displaced Lithuanian upbringing.
Wild Oyster by Ryan Devlin
A wistful and comic reminiscence on the associations between food and sexual rites of passage.
Just Desserts by Ingle Knight
Three generations of women and a perfect strawberry sauce with that special, undetectable, secret ingredient.
Soap Sandwiches by Lisa Dowling
A soap star takes us behind the scenes on a long-running medical drama on a hectic day when the purloining of a sandwich may just have fatal consequences.
- Varied: from verbatim to revenge drama to black comedy.
- 120 minutes
- 3 female, 5 male
- teen, young adult, adult
- Australian Script Centre