Bill is an electrician in a small country town. One day he wakes to find he has a hole in his head. At the same time, bit by bit, his whole world comes crashing in around him. The Stationary Traveller is about Bill's attempts to put himself and his world back together again. It is a romantic absurdist piece of epic storytelling.

  • drama
  • 100
  • 6 total
  • 2 female identifying, 4 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | 50s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 45

EXTRACT: No worries. People just don't know how to take care of things, you know. They don't read the instructions so they don't know how to take care of things. Then something goes wrong - often just after the warrantee has run out - and they want their money back. But - no warrantee , right? The manufacturer doesn't want to know you. Are you listening to me, Billy?


Female | 40s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 77

EXTRACT: He threw me out. He said if I couldn't live his way I could go. Mum couldn't stop him. I came back on your eighteenth birthday determined to tell you the truth. But Dad wouldn't even let me near you. He said I was a disgrace. He said you were happy and all I'd be doing would be to cause trouble. Upset things. He shut me out. Billy?(Long pause.)I'm not what you think I am, Billy.

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