Project ID: 76
Title A History of Australian Television Writing - SUSAN LEVER
DESCRIPTION  A study of the careers of Australian television writers and the development of Australian television as a medium for Australian dramatic writing. The emphasis of the study is on attempts to use television as part of a wider national literary project. This study follows the careers of some of the Australian writers who chose to work in television from its beginning. The individual experiences of writers forms the centre of the study, and it focuses on writers like Cliff Green, Tony Morphett, Ian Jones, Eleanor Witcombe and Peter Yeldham who have been working for television since the 1960s.
TYPE Television
INSTITUTION  University of Sydney
RESOURCES Interviews conducted for the Australian Writers' Foundation oral history project, held in the NFSA. ABC Scripts from the National Archives of Australia, supported by NAA Fellowship.
KEYWORDS Television drama writers
Researcher Role Institution Department
Susan Lever Chief Investigator University of Sydney School of Letters Arts and Media