THE SECRET RIVER APP

THE PROJECT

  • The Secret River app brings Andrew Bovell's play text together with rich and insightful multimedia content.
  • Offers readers a curated experience of the play as a whole: on stage, behind the scenes and in production.

MY ROLE: PROJECT MANAGER, CURATOR & PRODUCER

  • Sourced, selected and oversaw production of all content and app design.
  • Produced all audio; performed as interviewer.


CONTENT OVERVIEW

  • The full play text.
  • Andrew Bovell takes readers on a tour of The Secret River—twenty-six audio grabs are embedded throughout the play text, each taken from an interview with Andrew, which was made available in full as part of the Not in Print podcast.
  • Andrew Bovell introduces the main characters—eleven audio grabs.
  • A suite of nine images from the Sydney Theatre Company's 2013 production, shot by renowned photographer Heidrun Löhr.
  • Wesley Enoch's response to the play, Still Waters—offering critical analysis and personal reflections.
  • Extensive teachers' notes by Rachel Ford.


SCREENSHOTS


Credits

Main image: Riverscape at Colo River or Nepean Gorge, NSW. Photographer: unknown.
Production photos: Heidrun Löhr.
In-app design work: The Nest / Frost Collective.
Screenshots courtesy of Currency Press.

WHO IS TOBY LEON?

JACK OF SOME TRADES, MASTER OF OTHERS


I'm a storyteller at heart who specialises in communications and digital strategy. After ten years practice in the arts sector, I can craft (almost) any story on (just about) any platform.


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