by RAY LAWLER adapted for radio by JOY HOLLYER
Australian sugar-cane workers come to Melbourne for a gigantic spree during their five-month lay-off. Every year on his return to the city Roo brings Olive a doll.
But this is the 17th summer he's come back to her, and the 17th doll he's brought. And over 17 years people change...
Production by FRANK ZEPPLE An ABC production
Contributors Unknown: Ray Lawler
Radio By: Joy Hollyer
Production By: Frank Zepple
Olive: June Salter
ROO: Nigel Lovell
Pearl: Margaret Christenson
Emma: Neva Carr Glyn
Bubba: Lola Brooks
Barney: James Condon
Dowd: Mark Kelly