Through These Lines

2015 Season


An original Australian play based on the letters and diaries of Australian army nurses serving in WWI.

Follow Sister Florence Whiting on her 4 year journey — from departure on the troopship Kyarra to tours of duty in the Dardanelles, Lemnos, Egypt, France & the Western Front.

For its third Sydney season, Through These Lines is proudly presented by Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool City Council and the Greek Festival of Sydney.

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Marrickville The Factory Theatre Buy tickets
Casula Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Buy tickets
Liverpool Anzac Day event at Bigge Park Buy tickets

Through These Lines: 2015 cast

Through These Lines features a wonderful cast whose credits span theatre, television and film — including WW1 epic Beneath Hill 60.

We also invite you to a display of photos from Lemnos. This is being held at the State Library of NSW in association with Lemnos1915 and the Greek Festival of Sydney. As part of the research for the play, Cheryl Ward went to the Greek island to find the hospital sites and experience first-hand the harbour and peninsula at Mudros.

We look forward to seeing you over March and April.


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Flickr photos


The firing after the Burial. Lemnos Is.
Australians from Anzac, taking the short cut to Sarpi rest camp
RIGGALL, LOUISA
Lettenberg bunkers
Portianou museum - WW1 medical equipment?
3AGH - nurses
Australian Rest Camp at Sarpi. The 3rd A.G.H. is seen in the opposite distance.
Evacuation of our troops from the Peninsula, barges conveyed them from transports to the island
The last batch of troops from the Peninsula arriving at Lemnos. Jan. 1916
View at Egyptian camp, Lemnos
Sisters Beulah McMinn & Ellen Barron
Sister Davies & friend at remount depot?

A daily, random selection of photos that have formed part of our research for the play.