281 – Australia Voted 2019

281 – Australia Voted 2019

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we are recording most of the show live on air at WOW FM as we reported on how Australia Voted 2019. Our guest commentators are Robert Godden, Jim Manning, and Nigel Dobson-Keeffe. We also hear from the voice of real...
Don Juan in Soho

Don Juan in Soho

The world’s a better place without Don Juan but I had mistakenly expected the world to be a better place without Don Juan In Soho. I’ve been moving in stand up comedy circles for the past year and I’ve had my fill of middle-aged guys and their focus...
280 – Hi Ho It’s Peter Goers

280 – Hi Ho It’s Peter Goers

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we talk to Peter Goers, raconteur and the critic who ate Adelaide. This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is Oaks Plus. And in the Musical Pilgrimage, we have a track from Courtney Robb. And please consider becoming part...
Hydra

Hydra

A Greek island is the perfect stage for myth making and when Hydra opened on a whitewashed stage at the Dunstan Playhouse last night, we witnessed an Australian myth in the making. Hydra is a simple tale that yields numerous themes and conflicts, much like the way the...
279 – The Secret Art Of Poisoning

279 – The Secret Art Of Poisoning

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we talk to a return guest, Dr Samantha Battams, about her new book, The Secret Art Of Poisoning. Sam was last here for episode 249 as we discussed her book about the dashing Harry Butler. And I feel like we have a...
The Club

The Club

David Williamson’s satirical play about the broken politics behind the scenes of a famous football has been rebooted in the key of farce by the State Theatre Company and local theatre company, is this yours? In fact, The Club works well as a boardroom farce...
Bordertown

Bordertown

There’s a little Patricia Barnes in us all, that’s what playwright, Matt Hawkins, wants us to believe through his latest play, Bordertown. Patricia is a hairdresser who claims to have given locally-born, former prime minister, Bob Hawke, his famous...
278 – Don Loffler and his Holden Treasures

278 – Don Loffler and his Holden Treasures

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we talk to Don Loffler about his Holden Treasures, the title of his latest bit of Holden history. And Nigel Dobson-Keeffe rejoins us this week because he is a former Holden engineer. This week, the SA Drink Of The...
My Leonard Cohen

My Leonard Cohen

Everybody knows you should just buy tickets for any show Stewart D’Arrietta announces. In this year’s version of My Leonard Cohen, D’Arrietta dwells even more deeply in the songs he’s chosen for his beautifully balanced set. Along the way, he...
Undertow

Undertow

Undertow delivers what the title promises. Your spirit will gradually be grasped and pulled under by surges of temper, confusion, despair, and frustration as our couple, played by Jasmine Fairbairn and Clayton Storey, navigate some stormy weather in their...
Marc Ryan The Beautiful Bogan in Honey; I Shrunk The Bogan

Marc Ryan The Beautiful Bogan in Honey; I Shrunk The Bogan

In Marc Ryan The Beautiful Bogan in Honey; I Shrunk The Bogan, we meet a thinking bogan. And, no, that should not come as a shock. Marc Ryan successfully argues that popular culture has wrongly pigeon-holed bogans as idiots. Instead, he says, we should hold Darryl...