Dobson, Agnes (-1987)

Also known as
Agnes Barclay, Agnes Grey, Agnes Holah (-1987)
Barclay, Agnes (1904-1987)
Barclay, AgnesGrey, AgnesHolah, AgnesThornton, Agnes (-1987)
Dobson, Agnes (1904-1987)
Dobson, Agnes Agnes Barclay, Agnes Grey, Agnes Holah (-1987)
Grey, Agnes (1904-1987)
Holah, Agnes (1904-1987)
Thornton, Agnes (1904-1987)
Field of activity
Actor; Theatre Director; Writer; Director; Playwright; Producer; Adaptor
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an54496760
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1470879

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Born Sydney. Also known as Agnes Thornton. Agnes Dobson is an Australian Actor, Director, Playwright, Producer, Adaptor, who is mentioned in 52 events in the AusStage database

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Agnes Dobson (1904-1987), actor, theatre director and writer, was born, possibly on 30 December 1904, at Glebe Point, Sydney, only child of New Zealand-born parents Collet Barker Dobson, actor and travelling...

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  3. The Girl Who Lost her Character
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1917-09-01]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  4. The Orphan Heiress
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1917-09-01]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  5. Romeo and Juliet
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1917-01-13]
    A performance staged at the Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
  6. Welded
    Dobson, Agnes (Producer)
    [1948-08-16]
    A performance staged at the New Theatre (Melbourne, VIC), Melbourne, VIC
  7. The Oresteia
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  8. The Girl Without a Home
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1913-05-24]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  9. The Irish Detective
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-03-12]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Rockhampton, QLD
  10. The Lady from the Sea
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  11. The Girl Who Didn't Want to Go to Kuala Lumpur
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1940-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  12. Meteor
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1939-03-01]
    A performance staged at the Australia Hall, Adelaide, SA
  13. The Constant Nymph
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1936-10-23]
    A performance staged at the Stow Hall, Adelaide, SA
  14. Dark Brother
    Dobson, Agnes (Playwright)
    [1936-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  15. Dark Brother
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1936-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  16. Mary Stuart
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  17. Mary Stuart
    Dobson, Agnes (Adaptor)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  18. The Barretts of Wimpole Street
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  19. Le Medicine Malgre Lui
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  20. The Playboy of the Western World
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  21. Dragon's Teeth
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  22. Welded
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  23. Love Isn't Everything
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1940-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  24. Strange Orchestra
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1940-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  25. Wild Decembers
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1940-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  26. Till the Day I Die
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1940-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  27. The Taming of the Shrew
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  28. Too Much Money
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  29. See Naples and Die
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  30. As You Like It
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  31. Antony and Cleopatra
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-04-23]
    A performance staged at the Stow Hall, Adelaide, SA
  32. Stage Door
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  33. In Theatre Street
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  34. The Rivals
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  35. Under Two Flags
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  36. As You Desire Me
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  37. The Knight of the Burning Pestle
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1938-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  38. Much Ado About Nothing
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  39. Le Precieuses Ridicules
    Dobson, Agnes (Director)
    [1937-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  40. The Greatest Scoundrel
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1913-07-01]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  41. In the Soup
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-12-28]
    A performance staged at the His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
  42. The Private Secretary
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-08-01]
    A performance staged at the The Lyric Theatre, Cairns, QLD
  43. Not Guilty
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-07-04]
    A performance staged at the Queensland, , QLD
  44. Falsely Accused
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-03-11]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Rockhampton, QLD
  45. The Irish Detective
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1913-07-01]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  46. The Prince of Swindlers
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1913-05-01]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Brisbane, QLD
  47. Almost a Honeymoon
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1931-06-27]
    A performance staged at the Criterion Theatre, Sydney, NSW
  48. The Burglar and the Lady
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1917-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
  49. Falsely Accused
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1912-08-17]
    A performance staged at the The Lyric Theatre, Cairns, QLD
  50. The Sentimental Bloke
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1961-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  51. Dark Brother
    Dobson, Agnes (Playwright)
    [1963-05-01]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, East Melbourne, VIC
  52. Antony and Cleopatra
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1938-04-23]
    A performance staged at the Stow Hall, Adelaide, SA
  53. The Sailor's Wedding
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1918-06-01]
    A performance staged at the Grand Opera House (1916-1932), Sydney, NSW
  54. Going Straight
    Dobson, Agnes (Actor)
    [1920-05-01]
    A performance staged at the Grand Opera House (1916-1932), Sydney, NSW
  55. Outward Bound
    Dobson, Agnes (Producer)
    [1935-01-01]
    A performance staged at the WEA Little Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  56. Too True to be Good
    Dobson, Agnes (Producer)
    [1935-01-01]
    A performance staged at the WEA Little Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  57. Children in Uniform
    Dobson, Agnes (Producer)
    [1935-01-01]
    A performance staged at the WEA Little Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  58. Agnes Dobson
    Dobson, Agnes

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  1. Dobson, Hazel (1906-1961)
    Nurse; Social Worker; Public Servant
    ... Dobson, Hazel (19060827-19611231) ... daughter of Robert and Agnes Dobson. After completing her Leaving Certificate at North Sydney Girls' High ... In 1948 Hazel Dobson was commissioned by the first Minister for Immigration, Arthur Calwell to ...
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  1. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of RONALD WARREN
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 27 November 1992 [Issue No.140] p 8570

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , who died on 24th May, 1992, must send particulars of his claim to the executor, Margaret Agnes Bennett ... , c.o. John C. Dobson, Solicitor, 101 Gymea Bay Road, Gymea, N.S.W., within two (2) calendar months ... 128 words
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  2. NOTICE of distribution.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of MICHAEL HENRY RALEIGH, late of Gymea,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 18 November 1983 [Issue No.160] p 5257

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    ... executrix, Agnes Helen Raleigh, c.o. John C. Dobson, Solicitor, 101 Gymea Bay Road, Gymea 2227, within two ... 100 words
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    ... , George W. Henry alias Love, John Dobson, Edward Archibald, Edward Dunn, Thomas Power, John Baker, Maria ... Sullivan alias Somerville, Ann Glover, Samuel Crockett, Agnes Owen, Catherine Collins, Mary Hill, Mary Ann ... 218 words
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  1. [Lake Macquarie subdivision plans]
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  3. Papers of Agnes Dobson
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  1. Agnes and Hackett : biographical profiles of Agnes Dobson and Patricia Hackett / by Peter Goers ; and appreciations of Patricia Hackett by Mildred Mocatta and Colin Ballantyne
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  2. Souvenir programme : The immortal road / by Agnes Dobson
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    [ Book : 1937 ]
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  3. Consider the days / from the writings of Dr. Maude Royden, compiled by Daisy Dobson
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  4. The constant nymph : [theatre program], [1936]
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  1. Agnes Dobson recalls- Footlight Memories
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    [ Article : 1941 ]
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  2. Dramatic subversions: Agnes Dobson: an Australian actress speaks and Dark Brother [Paper in: The Show Girl and the Strw Man, Nile, Richard (ed.).]
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  3. The Adventures of a Heroine. MISS AGNES DOBSON, Leading Lady at the Grand Opera House, and Her Interesting Career
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  4. An interview with Agnes Nieuwenhuizen
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  1. Mrs Higgins, auditions, Frank Rich with, Betty Randall, Jack Perry, Agnes Dobson
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  2. Word lists recorded for Phonetics of Australian Languages project (BUTCHER_A01)
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    [ Sound : 1988-1991 ]
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  3. St Matthew passion / Bach
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  4. Der Rosenkavalier / Richard Strauss
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  1. Agnes Dobson
    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thursday 29 January 1920 p 22 Article Illustrated
    ... Agnes Dobson Leading Juvenile Lady with Fullers' Dramatic Players at Palace Theatre. ... 12 words
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  2. GOOD INTERPRETATION OF "BARRETTS" Agnes Dobson Stars
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Saturday 24 February 1940 p 4 Article
    ... GOOD INTERPRTT OF "BA..RETT.-S" Agnes Dobson Stars By First-NigQliter The opening of the amateur ... first show of the season. MAGNIFICENT FEELING It was Agnes Dobson's finest performance so far. and she ... 1239 words
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  3. NEWTOWN MAJESTIC RETURN OF AGNES DOBSON
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Saturday 5 May 1923 p 16 Article Illustrated
    ... newtown majestic RETURN OF AGNES \DOBSON The new production to be staged at Fullers' Newtown ... brings hack to Newtown two popu- FRANK NEIL, (Newtown Majestic' AGNES DOBSON (Newtown Majestic lar ... 123 words
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