Australia: About the playwright and cast

Australia: About the playwright and cast

The View From Here is a project that consists of four short plays inspired by videos, each shot in a different location.

The writer

Noëlle Janaczewska

Noëlle Janaczewska

Noëlle Janaczewska is a multi-award winning Sydney-based writer whose 30-plus plays and radio scripts have been performed, broadcast and published throughout Australia and overseas. She received a Centenary Medal and her radio feature Let's Go Brazil won an AWGIE (Australian Writers' Guild) Award in 2006, as did her radio dramas The Rush Hour Carillon, Glissando 24 and Slowianska Street.

Her play Songket, won the 2002 Griffin Playwriting Award and the 2001 Playbox-Asialink Playwriting Competition. Noëlle is a member of the 7-ON playwrights' group, whose inaugural project The Seven Needs was part of the Griffin Theatre Company's 2007 season. Her most recent work for radio includes: There's Something About Eels ... and Pitch Black, both for ABC Radio National in 2008.

The actors

The cast from A View from Here, Australia

Greg Poppleton, Karen Pang and Suezane Lam

Greg Poppleton (Jac) is a musician and a theatre, radio and TV actor.

Suezane Lam (Gia Nghi) makes her radio debut in The View From Here.

Karen Pang (Linh) is a well-known actress and children's TV presenter.

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