Tomorrow Will Be a Lovely Day

TitleTomorrow Will Be a Lovely Day
Year for Search1975
AuthorsHarrison, Craig(b. 1942)
Date Published1975
PublisherA. H. & A. W. Reed
Place PublishedWellington, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia. The military takes over New Zealand after a revolt by young Maori against both pakeha and their elders who have accommodated to a system based on prejudice and discrimination. The politicians dither and conspire against each other, and the U. S. CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) offers “its usual support” to the military dictator, who will shortly be replaced in a coup by younger officers. See also his 1975 “The Whites of Their Eyes” and his Broken October: New Zealand 1985 (1976). 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Auckland, New Zealand: Longman Paul, 1981

Info Notes

Play first performed May 18, 1974.

Holding Institutions

ATL, VUW

Author Note

The author (b. 1942) was born in the England and moved to Aotearoa/ New Zealand in 1966.

Full Text

1975 Harrison, Craig (b. 1942). Tomorrow Will Be a Lovely Day. Wellington, New Zealand: A. H. & A. W. Reed. Rpt. Auckland, New Zealand: Longman Paul, 1981. Play first performed May 18, 1974. ATL, VUW

Dystopia. The military takes over New Zealand after a revolt by young Maori against both pakeha and their elders who have accommodated to a system based on prejudice and discrimination. The politicians dither and conspire against each other, and the U. S. CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) offers “its usual support” to the military dictator, who will shortly be replaced in a coup by younger officers. See also his 1975 “The Whites of Their Eyes” and his Broken October: New Zealand 1985 (1976). The author was born in the England and moved to Aotearoa/ New Zealand in 1966.