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Robyn Nevin was horrible – and horribly funny – as Miss Docker in A Cheery Soul. Robyn Nevin and Gillian Jones in A Cheery Soul, 2000, co-produced by STC and Belvoir St Theatre. Photo: Heidrun Löhr ©

The great Australian plays: A Cheery Soul gave us a supreme theatrical monster

An early review of Patrick White’s A Cheery Soul said it 'upset everybody who saw it'. But this extraordinary play, once a victim of 60s cultural cringe, marked a turning point in Australian theatre.
The cast of Twelfth Night rehearse at the Belvoir St Theatre. Brett Boardman

‘A wise man’s art’: Twelfth Night and cross-mobility casting

Belvoir St Theatre's production of Twelfth Night features veteran actor Keith Robinson, who returns to the stage after recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome. There's radical potential in cross-mobility casting – but Belvoir doesn't quite get there.
Kirisome Auva'a and other Rabbitohs players know how big the club’s story is. AAP Image/Paul Miller

The Rabbitohs Grand Final is one for the artists and dreamers

This coming weekend’s Rugby League Grand Final has already made history. The South Sydney Rabbitohs, a team that were on the chopping block just over a decade ago, are now in the big game – against the…