Title: Play Solace for the lonely Date: Friday, September 14, 2007 Publication: The Mercury Author: Robert Jarman Details: Beyond the Neck, Tasmania Performs, Peacock Theatre. Body of text: Taking as it’s springboard the Port Arthur Massacre of 10 years ago, Tom Holloway’s play Beyond the Neck is, as one character says, “a tour of loss and violence”. Each of four lonely people has been visited by horror. Each finds some solace in the comfort of strangers, at Port Arthur itself.
Matthew has been called in at the last minute to assist on the premiere of Tom Holloway’s new play about the Port Arthur incident, ‘Beyond The Neck’. The show, directed by Sydney based Director Iain Sinclair, features the talent of one of Australia’s most respected actors Ron Haddrick, together with the brilliant Tasmanian cast of Sara Cooper, Jonathan auf der Heide and Jemma Gates. Lighting Design Daniel Zika, Production Design Jamie Clennet. Matthew has been called in to assist talented