November 2008

Thanks for another wonderful night of Crash Test Drama last night - our third for Crash Test Drama in Sydney at Newtown Theatre.

A great standard of work on stage from actors, writers and directors and large audience in attendance.

To our winners for November Crash Test:


(Thanks to Katie Gompertz, Christine Greenough and Alan Walpole)

BEST PLAY: Pop Jesus by Jess Scott Driksna

BEST ACTRESS: Deborah Peebles for Imelda

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Sarah Herlihy for Imelda

BEST ACTOR: Leo Domigan for Privatise THIS!

BEST ACTOR RUNNER-UP: Damien Noyce for Pop Jesus

PLAYWRIGHT’S PIRZE: Jess Scott Driksna for Pop Jesus



Imelda by Peter Greenaway, directed by Stephen Carnell


Privatise THIS! by Pete Malicki, directed by Lincoln Hall.

This means the two plays that go through to the final of Crash Test Drama on Sunday December 7th at Newtown Theatre are Pop Jesus by Jess Scott Driksna and Imelda by Peter Greenaway.

With two more plays still to be decided our final line up for Sunday December 7th looks like this:

The Birthday by Jean Kowalik, directed by Anne Delaney

The Rose by Charles Freyberg, directed by Glynn Oram

The Bad News Man by Steven McGrath, directed by Robyn McLean

I miss you the most when I catch sight of the moon by Alex Broun, directed by Katie Gompertz

Pop Jesus by Jess Scott Driksna, directed by Nastassja Djalog

Imelda by Peter Greenaway, directed by Stephen Carnell