William Dobson, a Vietnam Vet, is a poet with a past and a gift for the doggerel. He is found on the beach, drunk, down and almost out, by two sisters, Rose and Daphne. Rose, a wild radical, is writing an article on Swinburne the Victorian poet, Daphne makes sandwiches and trifle.

They take Dobson to their eldest sister, Lily, a friend of the Minister of the Arts (ex Minister for Defence) and Dobson is to be made the first Australian Poet Laureate.
The result is a series of cultural explosions staged by three of the most unlikely terrorists.

  • drama/comedy
  • 0
  • 5 total
  • 3 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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