EARTHLY PARADISE tells the story of the life of writer Lesbia Harford. A passionate and idealistic rebel, and one of Melbourne University's first female law graduates, Lesbia Harford was inspired by socialism to fight for a just and vital society. Denying her wealthy background, she worked in a clothing factory and became a trade union organiser. In Earthly Paradise the ideas and personal zest which shaped her life are recreated in a play that is filled with music and her own poetry.

  • historic poetic
  • 90
  • 4 total
  • 2 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • gender, women
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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