Cold light /

Valentine, Alana, 1961-,

Cold light / adapted by Alana Valentine ; based on the novel by Frank Moorhouse. - Strawberry Hills : Currency Press, 2017. - 92 pages : portraits ; 21 cm. - Current theatre series . - Current theatre series .

"Published in association with The Street Theatre, Canberra."--verso title page. Signed by the author. Cold Light was first produced by the The Street at The Street Theatre, Canbarra, no. 4 March 2017.

Here comes Edith Campbell Berry, fresh from International acclaim at the League of Nations, handsome British diplomatic husband in tow. Look out 1950's Canberra, she is on her way to the top. Or is she? The League was after all a failure, and hubby dear is a secret cross dresser and her long lost brother is a Communist agitator watched by a fledgling ASIO. Maybe those dreams of renewed diplomatic honour might take longer than she thinks to materialize. A lot longer. And so to be 'acceptable' she consults the Book of Crossroads, bungles her inner life, remarries badly, and compromises her career options. Delicious drama, involving life choices, and a celebration of the beauty of a life lived with passion and determination.



Australian drama--21st century.
Women--Australian Capital Territory--Canberra--Drama.
Australian drama.
Australian drama.
Women--Australian Capital Territory.

Canberra (A.C.T.)--Social life and customs--1945-1965--Drama.
Canberra (A.C.T.)--Social life and customs--1945-1965.




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