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David Williamson

'Playwriting, people and punchlines'

David Williamson
Video: 5 minutes 13 seconds

Australian playwright, David Williamson tells us tales from his career

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4 portraits

1David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn. © Gordon Glenn. 2David Williamson, late 1970s Louis Kahan. © Louis Kahan/Copyright Agency, 2021. 3David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon. © Dave Tacon/Copyright Agency, 2021. 4The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom. © Danelle Bergstrom.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.