A Broadcast Coup
A Broadcast Coup
Ensemble Theatre
The Playhouse
27 May 2020 to 30 May 2020
View Session Times
Premium Adult $75.00
Premium Concession/Groups 6+ $65.00
Premium Under 30 $60.00
A Reserve Adult $65.00
A Reserve Concession/Groups 6+ $55.00
A Reserve Under 30 $50.00

Coarse language
Parental discretion is advised.

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A buzzing new comedy that pulls the plug on an antiquated media industry.Cut-throat journalist Jez Connell is out for her next sting. It’s been a year since she brought down one of TV’s most lauded stars and now she’s got Michael King, the darling of public radio, in her sights. This time, it’s personal.

Michael is at the top of the ratings with his popular morning political program, a shelf of bestselling history books and an over-flowing dinner speaking schedule. He’s a Walkley award-winning national treasure. Nothing can bring him down … except maybe a #metoo scandal.

With the loyalty of his longstanding producer (the real brains behind his success) wavering and a hip up-and-coming podcaster eager to take the mike, has the plug been pulled on Michael’s career?

Using her characteristic charm, whip-smart dialogue, sapient insight and irrepressible wit, this is playwright Melanie Tait at her finest.

Under the direction of Priscilla Jackman and working with the impeccab ...more
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