Barry Dickins

Barry Dickins

Barry Dickins is an award-winning Australian playwright, author, visual artist, actor, poet, educator, illustrator, cartoonist, writer-in-residence, fellowship winner, journalist, screenwriter and radio playwright, whose career so far has spanned almost fifty years. During this time, Barry Dickins has contributed nearly sixty plays to the Australian drama repertoire, particularly for the independent theatrical arts sector, and authored more than thirty fiction/non-fiction and children’s books. In 1995, the play Remember Ronald Ryan by Barry Dickins won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. In 2008, the Barry Dickins’ play Whiteley’s Incredible Blue received the R. E. Ross Trust Playwright Script Development Award, and in 2010, Barry Dickins received the same award for his play A Kind of Fabulous Hatred, both presented at fortyfivedownstairs.

All are welcome. Entry is free, however bookings are required.


Theatre Heritage Australia in association with Arts Centre Melbourne presents

An Afternoon with Barry Dickins

3pm, Saturday, 4 February 2023

The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne**

Entry is FREE! but bookings are required

Box Office 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Telephone 1300 182 183 (Mon–Fri 9am–4:30pm)

Click here to book your tickets


** The Channel is located on the River Terrace between St Kilda Road and Southgate (next to Fatto Restaurant)



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