OLD JACK meets Banjo Paterson

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Ever since he was a wee lad OLD JACK, the Aussie Gleeman, has admired and enjoyed the poems of Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson. Who hasn't? For almost as long he has tried to write some of his own, telling his stories in a similar rollicking style, and in the process discovering a lot of fun. Now you too can share the fun.

Here you will meet again and find new enjoyment in long-term Paterson favourites, as well as some of OLD JACK's own specialties in similar vein, with some good old bush philosophy and yarns thrown in. In total - wit, wisdom and whimsy.

Plus, as a special Fringe bonus, a glass of wine, a few nibbles and some country-style audience participation.

Presented by:
John R. Sabine

John is into his third career: first a scientist and academic, then a business consultant/entrepreneur and now a “Scholar-at-Large” (thinker, writer, speaker, actor). His recent publications include a major travel memoir, two collections of poetry and a collection of short stories, as well as individual poems, short stories and essays. His acting activities include stage, film and television work – and especially in his stage persona, “Old Jack: the Aussie Gleeman” (Purveyor of tall tales, short stories and pithy poetry – wit, wisdom and whimsy).

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