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1

style

hybrid of styles, naturalistic (acting style) with Brechtian elements (use of legends and the titles of the scenes)

2

written by... and when

Timberlake Wertenbaker in 1988

3

set in

1789, during the colonisation of Australia

4

adaptation of...

the playmaker by Thomas Keneally

5

TW aims

highlight the redeeming power of theatre

6

what caused her to write the play

Margret Thatcher's cuts to arts

7

themes x3

brutalisation (convict and aborigine)
redeeming power of theatre
power of language

8

relate back to question

your aims as a performer, director, designer
set the scene (time, place, positioning of actors.

9

Genre

Modern piece of writing

10

Timberlake Wertenbaker aims

Wanted to highlight the damage to society funding cuts to arts by Margret thatcher would cause