A Bill of Divorcement

June 18th, 1926 — June 19th, 1926


Venue

Theatre Royal, Brisbane

Producer

Brisbane Repertory Theatre Society

Director

Barbara Sisley

Playwright

Clemence Dane

Cast

Barbara Sisley
Miss Rowett
Miss Silvester
Miss Frederick
Mr Stacey
Mr Macgregor
Alan Devereux
George Eaton
Mr Webster
Musical Items by Miss Petropulos Trio


A Bill of Divorcement

After a safe start with The Dover Road, plays with more challenging themes were selected the following year to the apparent approval of the ever-growing audience.

Feminist writer Clemence Dane’s contemporary play A Bill of Divorcement directed by Barbara Sisley in 1926 was about marriage break-down and heredity’s link with mental illness.

Writer: Christine Comans


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