Eden House (Australian Plays)

"Eden House" is a 1970 television play from the Australian television series Australian Plays,[2][3] based on the 1969 play of the same name by Australian author Hal Porter.[4] The played toured the UK in the 1970s with Jean Kent, and Dermot Walsh in leading roles. It was retitled 'Home on the Pigs back.'

"Eden House"
Australian Plays episode
Episode no.Season 2
Episode 1
Directed byEric Tayler
Teleplay byEric Tayler
Harold Landers[1]
Based onEden House
by Hal Porter
Produced byEric Tayler
Original air date21 June 1970 (1970-06-21)
Running time70 mins
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Plot edit

An aging actress, a widow called Maxine, is haunted by the memory of a son who drowned. Her stepson wants her property. She has a younger lover, Mark.

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Production edit

It was taped at the ABC Studios in Gore Hill Sydney on March 16 to March 19, 1970. Carl Schultz was one of the cameramen.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ "TV Guide". The Age. 19 June 1970. p. 2.
  2. ^ "Television". Sydney Morning Herald. July 26, 1970. p. 109.
  3. ^ "Back to Drama". The Age. 18 June 1970. p. 29.
  4. ^ "Generation gap provides the drama". The Canberra Times. Vol. 44, no. 12, 569. Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 14 March 1970. p. 13. Retrieved 6 June 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ Title page of script at National Archives of Australia

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