'Banshee' is set in the academic and bohemian world of Australia in the 1920s. Its central character is Colum O'Fallon, a sort of two-bob Yeats who could be modelled on anybody from Christopher Brennan to Vincent Buckley. He is convinced he's a poet and everybody - including his family - must sway to his will and wear his arrogant scorn.

'...a savage deconstruction...' Steven Carroll, The Sunday Age, 19 May 1996

  • drama
  • 120
  • 5 total
  • 3 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • history
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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