La Mama Presents The Giraffe’s Uncle

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La Mama Presents The Giraffe’s Uncle


Known as an enigmatic and somewhat paradoxical figure during the 1920s and 1960s, Robinson inhabited Sydney Harbour’s caves and derelict houses.


In this theatre biography former Radio National arts broadcaster and journalist Martin Portus will perform this one-man-show after a 30-year theatre-absence.


The Giraffe’s Uncle is titled after Robinson’s surrealistic novel published in 1933. The novel boasted an imaginative similar to Lewis Carroll’s and absurd wit Monty Python later adopted.