Five award winning Australian playwrights talk candidly about their best known plays. Each writer reveals their writing process and discusses the themes and characters within their work. The dynamic presenter, Dr Tess Brady, provides a critical commentary for each play.

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Andrew Bovell explores the intersections of story in the Lantana series
Andrew Bovell discusses recurring patterns of family and global histories in When the Rain Stops Falling

Joanna Murray-Smith discusses the power of words in Nightfall
Joanna Murray-Smith explores love, identity and belonging in Honour

Louis Nowra talks about shedding the misconceptions of childhood in Radiance
Louis Nowra discusses art and claims it should not be relevant in Cosi

Hannie Rayson explores family and identity in Inheritance
Hannie Rayson discusses the relationship between art and personal story in Hotel Sorrento

David Williamson shows how sport reflects society in The Club
David Williamson discusses failed dreams in Don’s Party