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<em>Rupert</em> censored: <em>Herald Sun</em> spikes Murdoch review

Rupert censored: Herald Sun spikes Murdoch review

A review of a new David Williamson play on the life of Rupert Murdoch was written for the Herald Sun -- but it never appeared. What happened?

Rupert on stage: Williamson’s happy, but will the Murdochs like it?

Rupert on stage: Williamson’s happy, but will the Murdochs like it?

Rupert Murdoch came to life on the stage last night for the world premiere of his bio-play. Playwright David Williamson tells Crikey it's a portrait of an ideologue and quasi-politician.

Rupert the ‘insignificant hunchback’? Williamson on Murdoch’s cabaret

Rupert the ‘insignificant hunchback’? Williamson on Murdoch’s cabaret

Australia's most celebrated playwright has written a new work on the life of the country's most famous son. David Williamson talks to Crikey about capturing the media mogul for the stage.

Theatre review: <em>The Removalists</em> — Bondi Pavillion Theatre, Sydney

Theatre review: The Removalists — Bondi Pavillion Theatre, Sydney

David Williamson's The Removalists is still a violent, bloody, deeply disturbing portrait of Australia. A new production from Tamarama Rock Surfers does it justice, writes Lloyd Bradford Syke.

<em>Nothing Personal</em> — Ensemble Theatre, Sydney

Nothing Personal — Ensemble Theatre, Sydney

With each new and passing play, David Williamson seems to confirm his best work is well behind him. The same old themes rear their tedious heads in Nothing Personal, which is based in the world of publishing, writes Lloyd Bradford Skye.

Interview with Michael Rymer, director of new Aussie film <em>Face to Face</em>

Interview with Michael Rymer, director of new Aussie film Face to Face

Face to Face is a powerful and compelling Australian drama based almost entirely in a single setting. The director, Michael Rymer, sat down for a chat with Luke Buckmaster shortly before the film's theatrical release on September 8.

David Williamson: actors aren’t stupid — and Cate was brave

David Williamson: actors aren’t stupid — and Cate was brave

All power to our high profile artists, like Cate and Tim Winton, who refuse to be intimidated into silence, writes David Williamson.

Rundle: Williamson an island in his own write

Rundle: Williamson an island in his own write

David Williamson, again, really? How do we -- by which I mean 19 people across the country, and all three million citizens of Melbourne -- get so hung up on Australia's most overstretched playwright?

Crikey says: once more, with feeling

Crikey says: once more, with feeling

"What we really want to see in our leaders is sincerity and conviction. We want to be able to trust them."

David Williamson: Labor’s biggest problem? Gillard’s a ham

David Williamson: Labor’s biggest problem? Gillard’s a ham

Julia Gillard and the Labor government are on the precipice, and it’s nothing to do with pink batts. It’s simply that Julia, who I like and admire, is a perfectly lousy actor, writes playwright David Williamson.