Even though they've been bypassed by the new highway, seen the fertilizer factory close down due to the recession, and had the Shire Office relocated to the more prosperous Lochbrook, the people of Gilgerie still have a football team.

Trouble is, the town hasn't won a Premiership for 28 years. But all that's about to change, because prominent local businessman, Wally Carlisle, has enticed the legendary, Shark Bateman to Gilgerie as playing Coach.

Although his glory years are fast becoming sporting nostalgia, Shark Bateman still believes he's got what it takes to put Gilgerie back on the map. But in reality, both the town and Shark Bateman are kicking against the wind in the last quarter - with no time on.

'The beauty of this play is that although the plot is strong, and you really don't know until the end which way the wind will be blowing, it is actually a play about the frailties of the characters. ...No Time On is profoundly revealing, and a quite wonderfully rounded, no sledge-hammer tactics employed, product. It is also very funny.' Fiona Scott-Norman, In-Press

'Jealousy, gossip, infidelity, frustration, love, hate, booze, inflamed tempers spilling over into violence, unfulfilled potential, ego, emotional and physical's all there in a production that grips the attention from first to last bounce.' Bob Crimeen

  • drama
  • 80
  • 8 total
  • 2 female identifying, 6 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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