Dear Evelyn

Steve Abbott, Warren Coleman

Feature film

When performer Steve Abbott takes his mum Evelyn’s ashes back to Broken Hill, his alter ego The Sandman decides to come too, sparking a whirlwind of revelations and surprises.


Performer Steve Abbott road trips his Russian-Croatian mother Evelyn’s ashes from Tasmania to Broken Hill, where he and Evelyn were born. Along the way Steve performs – to whatever audiences he can turn up beside the Darling River, or in the dining car of the Silver City Comet – a …

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About Steve Abbott

Steve Abbott is a successful Australian comedian, author, poet and screenwriter with a career spanning thirty years. Steve appeared regularly from 1993 to 2000 on Australian national youth radio with his cult comic creation The Sandman, as a breakfast host and performer.... View Steve Abbott's Bio

About Warren Coleman

Warren Coleman is an Australian writer, director and actor. For Kennedy Miller Mitchell he co-wrote and co-directed the Academy Award-winning animated feature Happy Feet and co-wrote Happy Feet Two for director George Miller. He co-wrote and co-directed the play Buzz... View Warren Coleman's Bio

Steve Abbott, Dear Evelyn
Steve Abbott
Warren Coleman, Dear Evelyn
Warren Coleman

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