The real joy of this theatrical rendition is in the language, preserving the power and humour of Winton’s writing and its genuine Australian voice. Matched with some excellent staging and a solid ensemble of actors, That Eye, the Sky is a satisfying piece of theatre.

German psychedelic prog rockers Samsara Blues Experiment are about to embark on their first Australian tour to promote the band’s fourth album One With the Universe, playing Adelaide’s Crown and Anchor on 16th September.