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Storming Through

Wednesday 1st July / posted by Chris Wheeldon

Colin Thiele’s Storm Boy, is one of Australia’s best-loved stories, and it’s returning to WA for a strictly limited season at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre from tonight to Saturday – and then to the Heath Ledger Theatre at the State Theatre Centre of W.A. from next Wednesday.

It’s about a boy’s last childhood summer before beginning the long trek to adulthood is spent with his reclusive dad Hideaway Tom in the wild freedom of South Australia’s Coorong.

Amongst his unlikely friends are the enigmatic Fingerbone Bill and a family of orphaned pelicans - including his favourite, Mr Percival.

RTRFM reporter Kylie Sturgessspoke to actor Jimi Bani about Storm Boy, starting with his experiences with the story.

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