'Convict Theatre: A radio movie about a highway robber turned patron of the arts: Robert Sidaway', from These Walls Have Ears: The Artists, 2013
A radio movie about a highway robber turned patron of the arts: Robert Sidaway was a convict transported to Australia. By day he was a baker, and by night, he dreamed of starting a theatre in new land.
Produced by Merran Winchester.
The cast included:
Brendon Taylor- Robert Sidaway
Adrian Barnes- Judge, Governor(s)
Robert Edwards- Reverend Johnson, Various Voices
Anna Martin- Women Voices
Dominic Witkop- Sparrow & Various Voices
Thomas Adams- Various Voices
Paul Winchester- Various Voices
Original music composed and performed by John Bellamy.
References: The Convict Theatres of Early Australia 1788-1840 by Robert Jordan, published by Currency House (2002).