Burst of Summer

Burst of Summer is a 1959 play by Oriel Gray. It won the 1959 J.C. Williamson's Little Theatre Guild Award, and was later adapted for radio and TV.


Racial tensions erupt in a small town when a young Aboriginal girl gains brief notability as a film actress. White townsfolk decide to build houses and move the Aboriginal residents of "The Flats" into them.


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    director William Sterling
    keywords aboriginal australian aboriginal racial tension small town white town
    productionCompany ABC
    publisher ABC