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That Daring Australian Girl (South Australia, Australia)


15 Oct 2018 - 1 Feb 2020

Short Synopsis

“I was born a suffragette. I saw that the world treated women unfairly, and rebelled. The Women of England demand the Vote!”

That Daring Australian Girl is the remarkable true story of Muriel Matters; the Adelaide-born actress and agitator who became one of the leading figures of the UK’s Suffragette movement and was the “Foremost Woman Orator in Britain.”

From the writer and performer of the multi-award winning, internationally acclaimed solo play with music
The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign: Joanne Hartstone.


Winner: Best Theatre, Adelaide Fringe 2018.
Winner: Best Fringe (Female) Solo Show, Sunday Mail

|'Heroic' ***** (Sunday Mail).
'Vivacious' ***** (Advertiser).
'A winning tribute' ***** (DailyReview.com.au).
'Awe-inspiring' ***** (Tulpa Magazine).
'Exhilarating' ***** (TheBarefootReview.com.au).
'A tour de force' ****½ (TheClothesline.com.au).
'Faultless' **** (TheatreGuide.com.au).
'A triumph' (StageWhispers.com.au).
'Riveting' (AustralianStage.com.au).
'Impressive' (AdelaideReview.com.au).
'Wonderful' (ccc-CanberraCriticsCircle.blogspot.co.uk).

Reviews Feature

★★★★★ “IN the deft hands of one of Adelaide’s most prodigious stage talents — writer-performer Joanne Hartstone — another is brought back to vivid and vivacious life: the story of actress turned suffragette Muriel Matters… Hartstone’s hour-long monologue is a rambunctious joy, flawlessly and humorously delivered, and a genuine insight into one of South Australia’s under-sung heroines.” Patrick McDonald, The Advertiser

Written By
Joanne Hartstone
Directed By
Nicholas Collett
Designed By
Tom Kitney
Joanne Hartstone
Availability Status
Available at short notice

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