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Patrick White’s The Ham Funeral: Fifty Years On

      UAA Series 1477 Item 2 ‘The Ham Funeral’ 1961 program

Patrick White would have been 100 this year, and he would no doubt have enjoyed the vindication implicit in The Ham Funeral being reprised in a major production 50 years after its premiere in Adelaide – this time as part of the Festival. The Ham […]

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Patrick White and the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild, 1961-1964

“Perhaps there was among the audience the thought that a reactionary Establishment was being beaten on its own ground, that the evening was going to be a triumph of the imagination over mediocrity. So it was.”
Geoffrey Dutton on The Ham Funeral (Quoted by David Marr in Patrick White: A Life).

The University Archives recently received a […]

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