WHO’S AFRAID OF THE WORKING CLASS?

by Andrew Bovell, Irine Vela, Christos Tsiolkas, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves

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WHO’S AFRAID OF THE WORKING CLASS?

by Andrew Bovell, Irine Vela, Christos Tsiolkas, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves

Five plays are intertwined in one in this story of fringe dwellers, living in an age of social, economic and moral deprivation. Mostly unemployed, and politically disengaged, they work at survival.

Recently adapted into the film, Blessed.

"With intelligence, well-judged humour and the searching qualities of truly memorable theatre, the play peels away political propaganda and notions of correctness to present a candid, difficult, searing portrait of the poor and the maringalised." - Sydney Morning Herald

This title appears in:

Jill Blewett Playwright's Award (2000 winner)

AWGIE Major Award (1999 winner)

AWGIE Stage Award (1999 winner)

Green Room Award - Best New Australian Play (1999 winner)

Queensland Premier's Literary Award - Best Drama (1999 winner)

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