Rock-Ola! (The Last Post-Hiroshima Romance)


Jet de Luxe has been mortally injured in a plane crash in which three friends - rock 'n' roll archetypes Velvet, Angel, and Pagliacci – were killed, in suicidal tribute to Buddy Holly and the rest of the premature rock ‘n’ roll dead.

Rock-Ola! depicts Jet’s dying memory immediately following the crash.

  • non-naturalistic
  • 120
  • 4 total
  • 2 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • teen, young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 30s | Unspecified
Starts on page 47

EXTRACT: Coal-black eyes, I played them like the ace of spades. Ghost-blue eyes, I held them as ice in my glass..

Adult themes


Male | 30s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 4

EXTRACT: (sings) “Mr Moonlight!” Tailgunner to Mr Moonlight. (sings) “Mr Moonlight, come again please..” Tailgunner to Mr Moonlight..

Adult themes

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