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Ned Manning Book Launch – Painting the Light [A novel]

Fri 17 February at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ned Manning is a writer, actor and teacher. His memoir, Playground Duty (NewSouth Books), has become required reading for anyone interested in the real world of teaching.

Ned’s play for young people, Alice Dreaming (Cambridge University Press), is widely produced in schools and youth theatre groups around Australia. Ned has written over 20 plays, including 9 for the Bell Shakespeare Company’s Actors at Work program and three in collections with 7ON. His plays include Us or Them, Milo, Close to the Bone and Kenny’s Coming Home.

Ned’s acting credits in film include starring in the cult classic

Dead End Drive-In, as well as appearing in Looking for Alibrandi. TV credits include The Shiralee, Bodyline and the recent FX hit,

Mr Inbetween. Theatre credits include performances for STC, Griffin and the Q Theatre.

Painting the Light is Ned’s first novel.

BOOK TICKETS: Ned Manning Book Launch – Painting the Light [A novel] Tickets, Fri, Feb 17, 2023 at 2:00 PM | Eventbrite


Fri 17 February
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


the CORRIDOR project
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Local government area
Bathurst Region


Cowra Bowling Club
Vaux St
Cowra, NSW 2794 Australia
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