Townsville Wordfest

Hugh is giving a workshop: “Writing About Real People” as part of the Savannah Writers’ Voices Up North Festival in Townsville on Sunday 24 May. He will also be on a panel with novelist Judy Nunn and historian Prof Joan Beaumont on Friday 22 May.…


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Royal Visitors

King Wally Lewis and his best mate Gene Miles turned up unannounced at QPAC rehearsals in March to see what State of Origin The Musical was all about.
They stayed for an hour.
The highlight was when young Tom Oliver, the actor playing Wally, sang a new song in front of the real King Wally.…


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May 2015

State of Origin The Musical hits the rehearsal room.
Good news. I never thought it would happen, but my Play State of Origin The Musical has finally been performed – at least 45 minutes of it has – with QPAC (the Queensland Performing Arts complex) providing support which included a producer, Paul Dellit, and two weeks in a rehearsal room.…


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25th anniversary of Over the Top with Jim

November 2014 is a time to CELEBRATE. On the 13th it will be 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down – and the launch of Over the Top with Jim at the Boomerang Theatre, Annerley in Brisbane. Yet, while some say “books have the shelf life of yoghurt”, Over the Top is still in print today with ABC Books – and is now included in The Big Book of Lunn along with its sequel Head Over Heels.


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