ladies in black

Film Review: Ladies In Black (Australia, 2018) is about Fifties shop girls and is like the entrée before the main

September 18, 2018

Ladies in Black could have been named “Shopgirl”, but that title was already taken. The film, set over the summer of 1959 in a Department store like David Jones, is a gentle story about some Australian women who are standing on the precipice of change; but often feels like the entrée before the main. This […]

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Interview: The cast of Ladies in Black describe the joy of making this true-blue Australian story

September 18, 2018

Bruce Beresford’s new film, Ladies in Black is a charming look at some department store shop girls working in Sydney in 1959. The story is adapted from a novel by the late, Madeleine St John who attended university with Clive James and the famous director. The film was a labour of love that was some […]

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Red Carpet Photo Gallery: Ladies in Black Australian Premiere (10.09.18)

September 10, 2018

The new Bruce Beresford film Ladies in Black held its Australian premiere at the State Theatre in Sydney earlier tonight, with the famed director joining cast, crew and celebrities for the film’s first screening. Nathan Atkins was there and brings us these photos from the red carpet: Ladies in Black hits cinemas on Thursday 20th […]

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Join the journey for the perfect dress in the newest trailer for Ladies in Black

June 22, 2018

The newest trailer for Ladies in Black is here, from Academy-Award nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) and based on author Madeline St. John’s best-selling novel, The Women in Black. Set in Sydney during the summer of 1959, in a time of heavy European migration, Lisa, a shy schoolgirl, takes on a prestigious job at local department […]

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Theatre Review: Ladies in Black will be spoken about for years to come (Performances at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne to March 19)

March 4, 2017

It’s so refreshing when an original piece of work is brought to a wider audience, especially one that shines a light on a snippet of Australian history. Ladies in Black had such a successful premiere season last year that they’ve come back to delight audiences once again, this time touring to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and ending in […]

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Matilda leads the way with 13 Helpmann nominations

June 21, 2016

The nominees for the 16th Annual Helpmann Awards were announced this week and one production has already surged ahead – Matilda. The musical has garnered a staggering 13 nominations, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The Roald Dahl adaptation earned nods in each of the Musical specific categories as well as getting recognition in […]

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