Tomorrow's Child (film)
Tomorrow's Child is an Australian television film, or rather a live one-off television play, which aired in 1957 on ABC. Directed by Raymond Menmuir, it is notable as an early example of Australian television comedy and was Australia's first live hour long drama.
Ad from 9 April 1957
|Based on||play by John Coates|
|Screenplay by||Alan Seymour|
|Directed by||Raymond Menmuir|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Running time||60 mins|
|Original release||9 April 1957 (Sydney) (live)|
26 April 1957 (Melbourne) (taped)
Australian TV drama was relatively rare at the time.
Promoted as A satirical comedy of the future, it was set in a fictional police state.
- James Condon
- Janette Craig
- Queenie Ashton
- Mayne Lynton
- Tom Farley
- Bernard Barber
- Lola Brooks
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- "Advertisement". Sydney Morning Herald. 9 April 1957. p. 7.
- "Police State Satire on TV". The Age. 25 April 1957. p. 15.
- "SEEN ON CHANNEL 2-". ABC Weekly. 6 April 1957. p. 19.
- "Looking A head on Channel 2 (ABN)". ABC Weekly. 4 May 1957.
- "Television news". Sydney Morning Herald. 3 April 1957. p. 6.
- Vagg, Stephen (18 February 2019). "60 Australian TV Plays of the 1950s & '60s". Filmink.
- Sydney morning Herald 9 April 1957
- "U.K. NOT KEEN ON VICTORY PARADE". The Telegraph. Queensland, Australia. 20 March 1946. p. 2. Retrieved 11 June 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
- "TV Guide". The Age. 25 April 1957.
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