Tales of Helpmann
IN 1999, 2000 & 2001 - Played all Australian capital cities and regional national tour,
plus tours to UK and NZ
Winner of the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe First Award for Outstanding Production of a New Work, in Lyrebird, Tyler Coppin brought back to life the flamboyant Sir Robert Helpmann. Seasons in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, London, Edinburgh and throughout regional Australia.
"a bowerbird's nest of idiosyncratic anecdote,
exotic from beginning to end"
Sydney Morning Herald
"a very funny and affectionate portrait of a man
who wasn't so much a big cheese as a huge ham"
The Guardian (London)
"Coppin's superb portrayal is hilarious,
deeply touching and hugely entertaining"
The Scotsman (Edinburgh)
"...the air becomes ripe with anecdote... spellbinding"