Literary Estate of Alex Buzo

pioneering Australian playwright and author

'this is an incredible play: engrossing and exhausting and confronting.'
(Australian Stage Online)

Alex Buzo’s 1968 watershed Australian play ‘Norm and Ahmed’ is currently on the NSW HSC Drama Course Prescriptions 2019-2024 for the core component 'Australian Drama and Theatre'.

The play was recently filmed by
Australian Theatre Live and is available online in 2022.

A selection of print/audio resources for students and teachers can be found here.

Above: Channel 7 news report on the play and its place in Australia's cultural history.

ABOVE: excerpt from The Alex Buzo Company’s production directed by Aarne Neeme with Laurence Coy & Craig Meneaud

ABOVE: footage from an ABC TV 'Talking Heads' episode on Graeme Blundell who produced Norm and Ahmed in 1970 including footage of the play being done for a magistrate and his court.

The links below may also be of interest:

Workshops available
Actor, director and educator Laurence Coy (a.k.a. the ‘definitive Norm’) is able to share his insights in a practical and entertaining context. To enquire about HSC Drama workshops as well as live performances, email: [email protected]