Ingle Knight went to Johannesburg as the first participant in the inaugural Western Australia/South Africa Playwrights' Exchange. When he agreed to take part he had no idea what he was letting himself in for… The Exploding Breakfast is the story of how he survived to tell the tale.

Africa’s Big Apple... The poets, artists, small arms dealers and live chicken sellers, among many others, are brought to life in this hilarious and captivating South African survival tale...

"A kaleidoscope of fascinating and disturbing characters... arresting and engagingly dramatic."—The West Australian

"... a colourful cast of characters, episodes both sad and amusing, and vivid details about day-to-day life in what could be the most dangerous city in the world... making us believe the events by seeming to truly relive them... he brings to the proceedings perspective and wisdom... making the account even more rich and meaningful. The Exploding Breakfast is the relevant play Knight was striving for in his tale."—Eye Weekly, Toronto

"...part Tom Robbins, part Samuel Beckett, as Knight expertly portrayed a cast of characters so vivacious and intriguing you never wanted him to stop."///—The Varsity, Toronto.

  • traveller's tale
  • 70
  • 1 total
  • 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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