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BILL BRYSON'S DOWN UNDER
Co-Produced and General Managed by Mark Rubinstein
UK Tour
Opened January 2004.  Adapted by Paul Hodson
'Enormously funny' - The Age, Melbourne

Adapted and directed by Paul Hodson
Performed By Steve Steen

After tales from the USA and Britain, Bill Bryson turns his roving eye to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and the only continent that is also a country. It is the driest, flattest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents. It has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else. Yet when Bill Bryson travelled to Australia he promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, the cities safe and clean, the food is excellent, the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. He tries to find out why Aussies are so cool, digging up a past that reveals convicts, explorers, gold diggers and outlaws.

Following the hugely successful sell-out tour of Bill Bryson's Notes From A Small Island, actor Steve Steen and writer/director Paul Hodson reunite for a National UK tour in the Spring of 2004 with the brand new adaptation of Bill Bryson's hilarious and number one best seller, Down Under.