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Title: Strindberg for Breakfast: Elspeth Ballantyne
Contributor(s): Pender, Anne  (creator)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
Open Access: Yes
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Abstract: This essay documents and analyses the work of actor Elspeth Ballantyne and her career on stage and on television. Ballantyne trained at NIDA in the first graduating class, worked for many years on stage and became a household name when she played Meg in Prisoner (for eight years), a television series of immense popularity that is now regarded as a cult classic internationally. The essay reflects on the contribution of Ballantyne to the profession and its significance for actors in Australia.
Publication Type: Original Creative Works - Textual Work
Grant Details: ARC/FT110100256
Publisher: AustLit
Place of Publication: Brisbane, Australia
ISBN: 9780980632262
Field of Research (FOR): 200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
190404 Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Format: 1 Textual work
HERDC Category Description: Z4 Original creative works - Textual work
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