Guide to the Papers of Keith Richards


MS 8118

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Keith Richards
Papers of Keith Richards
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 8118
0.42 metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Scope and Contents

The collection contains unpublished manuscripts of radio plays, which are refered to in Richards' book Writing radio drama.

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Keith Richards, National Library of Australia, MS 8118, [box number and series and/or file number]'.


The collection was acquired from Keith Richards.

Biographical Note

Keith Richards is an author and supervisor of the Radio Drama and Features section of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. His book is entitled Writing radio drama.

Item Descriptions

Durack, Noni "Forest of night" (File 1)

Giles, Mike "The return of Ida Mulloy" (File 2-3)

Griffin, John "One tango with Juan Peron" (File 4)

Ladd, Mike "The Bastille variations" and "Typeface" (File 5-7)

McCarthy, Stephanie "Out of mind" (File 8)

McRobbie, David "The Beethoven tapes" (File 9)

Methold, Ken "All our realities" (File 10-11)

Oakley, Barry "The feet of Daniel Mannix" (File 12)

O'Malley, Donovan "Young eyes" and "They're playing my song" (File 13-14)

Robinson, Spider and Jeanne "Stardance" (File 15)

Scully, Kevin "Verbal assaults" (File 16)

Trevor, William "Timothy Gedge" (File 17)

Von Trojan, Kurt "Mars in Scorpio" (File 18)

Willett, Fred "Mackers reef" (File 19)

Wheeler, Anthony "Olive" (File 20-21)