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An evening in conversation with award winning screenwriter and playwright Andrew Bovell and AACTA Award nominated Actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf about their processes of working between the various mediums of Stage and Screen.
Andrew will discuss the various methods of adaptions, while Ningali will shed light on her own experience in working within these opposing formats. We’ll get to hear the different approaches to their craft and in particular the Sydney Theatre Company’s staging of Andrew’s play The Secret River, to which Ningali narrated, based upon the novel of the same name by Kate Grenville, which is to be revived for the upcoming Adelaide Festival. March 2 – 19.
This panel will appeal to screenwriters, playwrights and actors interested in a relaxed evening with an opportunity for networking drinks. It will be moderated by Simon Butters the chair of SA AWG Committee!
WHEN: Monday 6 March, arrive at 6.30 pm for a 7 pm start. Buy your drinks from downstairs and meet us upstairs for the event – limited seating available so BOOK NOW!
WHERE: The Crown & Sceptre Hotel, 308 King William Street, Adelaide.
NINGALI LAWFORD-WOLF is an Australian actress known for her roles in the films Rabbit Proof Fence, Bran Nue Dae, the TV movie 3 Acts of Murder, and her role as Louise in the TV series The Circuit. She received an AACTA award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading role for her role as Polly in Last Cab to Darwin. Her one woman show Ningali won the Fringe First Award for Best New Production at the 1995 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was a dominating force as the narrator Dhirrumbin in Andrew Bovell’s production of The Secret River with the Sydney Theatre Company.
ANDREW BOVELL is an award-winning writer for the stage and screen. His most recent screen credits include the French language film Iris directed by Jalil Lespert and his adaptation of John le Carré’s novel A Most Wanted Man, directed by Anton Corbijn and staring Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Other film credits include Strictly Ballroom, Lantana and Blessed just to name a few. His long list of theatre credits also reach far and wide including Things I Know to be True, Speaking in Tongues, the internationally acclaimed When the Rain Stops Falling and the more recent The Secret River, based upon the novel of the same name by Kate Grenville.