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The Vestey Legacy

The Vestey Legacy

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… Have y’ seen the Vestey Legacy? It’s not written in the stars But in the wind blow…

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Episode 5: Pilot

Episode 5: Pilot

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Hard Boys, a psychodrama for radio, is a uniquely Australian story in 10 parts. “You know, you’ve got 5000, 6000, 0000 men in some of those camps and miners are pretty rough characters. They’re wild boys. They live and sleep and eat and shit and masturbate in a…

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Episode 3: In What Wine

Episode 3: In What Wine

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Hard Boys, a psychodrama for radio, is a uniquely Australian story in 10 parts. “Pentland is nothing but one pub, which is unusual for a town. Maybe a dozen houses, general store, one other store besides that, and a railway station. It was total depression. Reminded me of…

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Episode 2: Something Beautiful

Episode 2: Something Beautiful

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Hard Boys, a psychodrama for radio, is a uniquely Australian story in 10 parts. “There’s a southern road going in and there’s one coming out. We come out the northern end and spent the night in the scrub just outside of town. We’d been on the road maybe…

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Episode 1: Forthwith

Episode 1: Forthwith

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Hard Boys, a psychodrama for radio, is a uniquely Australian story in 10 parts. “I’d returned to Surfer’s and gone to this guy’s place who I knew. Henry Alfred Parkes III he called himself. His family were rich, from Brisbane. He was about twenty years of age. His…

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