Forgotten Rebels

Hollywood producer and writer Anne Kenney and Associate Professor Clare Wright outside the Theatre Royal.
Hollywood producer and writer Anne Kenney and Associate Professor Clare Wright outside the Theatre Royal.

La Trobe historian and author Associate Professor Clare Wright and Hollywood producer and writer Anne Kenney stopped over in Castlemaine on Tuesday last week as part of a research tour of the goldfields region for upcoming project Forgotten Rebels: From Book to Screen.
La Trobe University recently announced it is investing $200,000 into developing the pilot TV script and treatment for Associate
Professor Wright’s Stella Prize winning book,¬†The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka¬†about the little acknowledged role of women in the Eureka Stockade.
Anne Kenney (Outlander, ER, LA Law) has been secured to develop the pilot script. For the full story see last Friday’s Castlemaine Mail.

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.