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Article
"A watchdog for the watchers." Listener 2629 Sup..127; July 30 (1990): 90-91.
"Dramatic lapses." Listener 2487.118; October 17 (1987): 61-62.
"Rogers play days." Next 72; Mar (1997): 138-138.
"Stage directions." Listener 2573.124; July 1 (1989): 96-97.
"The best and worst of times." Sunday Star Times Sup.; May 30 (2004): 16-17.
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Autobiography
Bums on Seats. Auckland: Viking, 1998.
Landfall 197; Autumn (1999): 161-163.
Dominion September 19 (1998): 20-20.
North and South 151; Oct (1998): 108-111.
Evening Post October 2 (1998): 5-5.
Listener 3051.166; October 31 (1998): 45-46.
New Zealand Herald H; October 31 (1998): 6-6.
Otago Daily Times November 13 (1998): 22-22.
New Zealand Books 1.9; Mar (1999): 19-19.
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Children’s Fiction
Mike’s parachute jump. Auckland, Wendy Pye 2002.
The three little pigs. Auckland, Scholastic 2012.
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Criticism
Listener 1990.88; (1978): 48.
Dominion Sunday Times (1990): 13.
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Drama
A Way of Life. Wellington, Playmarket 2010.
After the Crash. UNPUBLISHED 1989.
Listener 2532.121; September 10 (1988): 61-61.
All’s well that ends well: two plays with a folk tale flavour. Auckland, Shortland Publications 2001.
Anansi and the Old Tiger Riding-Horse. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1987.
By Degrees. Wellington, Playmarket 1993.
Listener 2766.138; April 10 (1993): 44-44.
Otago Daily Times June 13 (1992): 22-22.
Conjugal Rites : a Comedy in Two Acts. London, S. French 1992.
Listener 2649.128; December 24 (1990): 120-120.
Otago Daily Times February 8 (1992): 18-18.
Dominion Sunday Times February 25 (1990): 14-14.
Dominion April 7 (1990): 12-12.
Listener 2623.127; June 18 (1990): 107-107.
The Press June 13 (1990): 25-25.
Dads Day in Bed : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1989.
Dick Whittington. UNPUBLISHED 2009.
Dream of Sussex Downs. UNPUBLISHED 1986.
JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 5; (1987): 1-13.
Act 4.11; Aug (1986): 43-44.
Fifty, Fifty. Penote, Price Milburn 1982.
Act 4.6; June (1981): 28-29.
Variety 303; May 27 (1981): 104-104.
Foolish acts. UNPUBLISHED 2004.
Footrot Flats : a Stage Musical. Wellington, Playmarket 1984.
Act 6.8; Dec (1983): 69-69.
Four flat whites in Italy. UNPUBLISHED 2009.
"Flat out on flat whites." Herald on Sunday 244; June 7 (2009): 4.
"Play on a Roman ruin." Otago Daily Times November 12 (2009): 29.
Four Plays for Secondary Schools. Auckland, Longman Paul 1983.
Act 4.8; Aug (1983): 45-45.
Act 6.8; Dec (1983): 70-70.
Glide Time : a Play in Four Acts Set in the Public Service. Wellington, Price Milburn for Victoria University Press 1977.
Act 7.1; Sept (1976): 27-28.
Act 4.2; June (1977): 23-23.
Act 10.2; Dec (1977): 50-51.
Hot Water : a Farce. Wellington, Price Milburn for Victoria University Press 1983.
Landfall 37; Sept (1983): 380-380.
Metro 16; Oct (1982): 130-130.
Act 5.7; Oct (1982): 55-55.
Love Off the Shelf : a Musical. London, Samuel French 1993.
Evening Post November 28 (1989): 33-33.
Act 5.11; Oct (1986): 29-29.
New Statesman 2964.115; January 15 (1988): 29-29.
Making it Big. UNPUBLISHED 1991.
Otago Daily Times November 23 (1991): 2-2.
Listener 2702.132; January 13 (1992): 47-48.
Market Forces. UNPUBLISHED 1996.
Sunday Star Times C; January 29 (1995): 5-5.
Quote Unquote 35; May (1996): 33-34.
Middle Age Spread. Wellington, Price Milburn for Victoria University Press 1978.
Act 10.2; Dec (1977): 51-51.
Act 2.3; April (1978): 25-25.
Act 7.3; Sept (1978): 55-55.
Act 1.4; Mar (1979): 5-5.
Act 1.4; Mar (1979): 4-4.
Middle Age Spread : a Play. London, S. French 1980.
Act 5.5; July (1980): 42-42.
Act 7.5; Sept (1980): 58-58.
"Reply to John Hale." Act 6.5; Aug (1980): 51-51.
Act 7.5; Sept (1980): 58-59.
Variety 317; December 26 (1984): 54-54.
Mr Punch. UNPUBLISHED 1992.
Dominion January 25 (1992): 38-38.
Dominion January 25 (1992): 38-38.
Listener 2566.124; May 13 (1989): 70-70.
Evening Post January 24 (1992): 16-16.
Mrs Kikowskis Coat : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1987.
Multiple Choice. UNPUBLISHED 1984.
Act 3.9; June (1984): 26-26.
Olive Ostrichs First Radio Show : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1989.
Oswald Warblers Best Poem. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1988.
Prisoners of Mother England. Wellington, Playmarket 1980.
Act 9.4; Nov (1979): 71-72.
Act 4.5; June (1980): 32-32.
Act 5.6; July (1981): 39-39.
Rain, Rain, Go Away! Get Up, Johnny : Two Classroom Plays. Auckland, Shortland 1987.
Rover the Guard Dog. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1988.
Sam, Max, and Harold Meet Dracula. Petone, Nelson Price Milburn 1989.
Social Climbers. UNPUBLISHED 1997.
Spreading Out. UNPUBLISHED 2004.
State of the Play. Wellington, Price Milburn for Victoria University Press 1979.
Comment 10; Mar (1980): 32-33.
New Zealand Book World 56; Sept (1979): 30-30.
Act 5.3; July (1978): 42-43.
Act 4.4; June (1979): 34-34.
Act 7.4; Sept (1979): 57-57.
Act 3.6; May (1981): 22-22.
Act 1.8; Feb (1983): 9-9.
Take a Chance on Me. Wellington, Playmarket 2002.
Taking Off. UNPUBLISHED 2003.
The Adventures of Robin Hood. UNPUBLISHED 1996.
The Press January 17 (1996): 13-13.
The Book Club. UNPUBLISHED 1999.
The Emperors Clothes : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1987.
The Fast Food Family. Auckland, Shortland 1987.
The Fizzalot Commercial : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1989.
The Hansard Show. UNPUBLISHED 1987.
Listener 2448.115; January 24 (1987): 28-28.
The Harold Hippo Radio Show. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1988.
The Kidnapping of Lady Filthyrich. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1988.
The Night the Ghosts Got Haunted : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1987.
The Rice Pudding Riot : a Classroom Play. Auckland : Melbourne, Shortland Publications and Rigby Education 1989.
The Rose. UNPUBLISHED 1981.
Act 7.6; Sept (1981): 52-53.
Act 10.6; Dec (1981): 78-78.
The Share Club. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1988.
Listener 2508.120; March 19 (1988): 46-46.
Australasian Drama Studies 12/13; (1988): 198-198.
Listener 2481.118; September 5 (1987): 38-39.
Metro 82.7; April (1988): 222-224.
New Zealand Financial Review 17.6; October 23 (1987): 78-78.
Who needs sleep anyway. UNPUBLISHED 2007.
Who wants to be 100?: (anyone who's 99). UNPUBLISHED 2007.
You Gotta be Joking. UNPUBLISHED 1999.
You Must Be Crazy. UNPUBLISHED 1989.
Dominion Sunday Times July 9 (1989): 17-17.
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Essay
"Background notes to Multiple Choice." Act 3.9; June (1984): 27-27.
"Imagination." Education 3.28; (1979): 11-14.
"New York, I think I love you." Act 29; May (1975): 2-3.
"Playwrights on playwriting." Act 2.5; April (1980): 13-15.
"Television and children." Ext. Course Lectures, Auckland Primary Principals Association 14; (1978): 9-15.
The self-destructive struggle : Eugene ONeill - study of the plays which have a family background. Victoria University of Wellington 1967.
"Three playwrights describe their feelings about and their experiences with the productions of their plays." Art New Zealand 14; (1979): 28-33.
"TV rules OK? : far from it." Listener 2028.90; November 11 (1978): 20-21.
"Two views from the English stalls." Act 28; Aug (1975): 2-3.
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Memoir
"The last Act." Act 11.6; Dec (1986): 61-62.
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Motion Picture
Middle Age Spread. 1979.
Illusions 8; June (1988): 20-23.
Act 6.4; Aug (1979): 51-51.
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Non Fiction
Dunedin : a Portrait. Dunedin: Hyndman Pub., 1993.
Impact : the Burden of Choice. Auckland: Auckland Primary Principals Association, 1978.
Otago : the University. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 1994.
New & Notable 4.11; Sept (1994): 8-20.
Sunday Star Times D; July 17 (1994): 8-8.
"Revealing reading." Listener 117.2476; August 1 (1987): 59-60.
The Theatre Writers Guide : Hot Tips for Good Scripts. Wellington: Playmarket, 1998.
Listener 3051.166; October 31 (1998): 45-46.
Landfall 197; Autumn (1999): 161-163.
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Novel
Brave Ben. Auckland: Shortland, 1987.
Julie Rescues Big Mack. Santa Rosa, Calif.: SRA School Group, 1994.
Mums Photo. Auckland: Ashton Scholastic, 1993.
Otago Daily Times April 24 (1993): 22-22.
Penguin Trouble. Petone: Nelson Price Milburn, 1990.
The Longest Scarf in the World. Wellington: Learning Media, 1992.
The Toad Race. Auckland: Shortland, 1988.
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Obituary
"Obituaries." Act 8.1; Feb (1983): 1-4.
"Robert Lord - last lines." North and South April (1992): 14-15.
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Other
Gliding On. 1980.
Neighbourhood Watch. 1990.
Listener 2624.127; June 25 (1990): Sup. 40-41.
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Poetry
My Aunt Mary Went Shopping. Auckland, Ashton Scholastic 1990.
New Zealand Herald 2; April 18 (1992): 6-6.
Dominion Sunday Times March 17 (1991): 22-22.
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Short Story
Putting On a Concert and, The Television News. Santa Rosa, Calif., SRA School Group 1994.
"Short story zzzz." Sport 3.56; Summer (1997): 56-62.
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Sound Recording
By Degrees. Wellington, Replay Radio 1992.
Love off the Shelf : songs of the stage musical. Wellington, Kiwi Pacific 1987.
Roger Hall : a profile of the author. Wellington, Learning Media 1992.
 

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Anthology
Fitzgibbon, T. Roger Hall. In: Beneath Southern Skies : New Zealand Childrens Book Authors and Editors. Ashton Scholastic, Auckland, 1993: 80-80.
Jones, Lawrence. Nurse to the imagination: 50 years of the Robbie Burns Fellowship. University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 2008.
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Article
Chapple, Geoff. "Hall plays." Listener 1963.86; August 6 (1977): 40-40.
Campbell, Gordon. "Nothing succeeds like success." Listener 2119.95; August 23 (1980): 14-15.
Beresford, Rosemary. "Gliding off to other things." Listener 2425.113; August 9 (1986): 38-39.
Lennox, Bill. "Halls humour." Listener 2425.113; August 9 (1986): 39-39.
Coke, Merrill. "Share Club moves north." Onfilm 5.4; Aug (1987): 39-39.
Gifkins, Michael. "Bookmarks." Listener 2508.120; March 19 (1988): 46-46.
Hill, David. "Talk patterns." Listener 2545.122; December 10 (1988): 77-77.
McLeod, Rosemary. "The year of Roger Hall." North and South Jan (1988): 112-118.
Shaw, Peter. "Art affairs." Pacific Way 16; April (1989): 64-65.
Bishop, David. "Crash spurs Hall sequel." New Zealand Herald 1; January 31 (1989): 24-24.
"Our living treasures : Roger Hall." North and South Dec (1990): 98-116.
Rewi, Adrienne. "New Zealand writers are underestimated." The Press April 24 (1991): 23-23.
Watson-White, Helen. "Pride of the class of 91." Dominion Sunday Times October 6 (1991): 25-25.
Hooper, Elric. "The comedy phenomenon." The Press April 24 (1991): 23-23.
Smith, Charmian. "Roger Hall : economic value of the arts." Otago Daily Times February 27 (1993): 8-8.
Gibb, John. "Roger Hall to spend next year writing in Auckland." Otago Daily Times December 15 (1994): 1-1.
Welch, Denis. "Roger Halls rite stuff." Listener 2824.143; May 28 (1994): 22-23.
Colbert, Roy. "For Hall the worlds a stage." Listener March 25 (1995): 40-41.
Aldridge, Val. "Hall glides on to France." Dominion November 1 (1996): 9-9.
Larson, Virginia. "Halls of Fame." North and South 120; Mar (1996): 14-15.
Martyn, Tamara. "Roger Hall : the funny side of serious." Pacific Way 94; May (1996): 36-38.
Lowe, Robert. "Hall glides in from France." Otago Daily Times November 19 (1997): 23-23.
Welch, Denis. "Hall of fame." Listener November 8 (1997): 40-41.
Rae, Bernadette. "Playwright in paradise." New Zealand Herald B; June 14 (1997): 5-5.
Welch, Denis. "Gliding back." Listener March 28 (1998): 68-69.
Dunbar, Anna. "Hall of fame." The Press Sup.; April 4 (1998): 1-1.
Dixon, Greg. "Free trip to Godzone and a job at the end." New Zealand Herald A; October 23 (1999): 18-18.
Chamberlain, Jenny. "Playing by the book." North and South 164; Nov (1999): 30-31.
Matthews, Philip. "Market farces." Listener May 13 (2000): 32-34.
Welch, Denis. "King of comedy." Listener July 14 (2001): 18-22.
Wong, Gilbert. "Quiet guy on the fringes." New Zealand Herald B; July 16 (2001): 5-5.
Greeks, Polly. "Taking another chance." Evening Post August 2 (2001): 18-18.
Aldridge, Val. "Roger would be proud." Dominion January 7 (2002): 9-9.
"Those who made a difference." North and South 190; Jan (2002): 60-64.
Manson, Bess. "Hall takes a risk with Spread sequel." Dominion Post B; October 10 (2003): 11-11.
McKinlay, Tom. "Honour really nice." Otago Daily Times June 2 (2003): 3-3.
Ralston, Bill. "The artful Roger." Listener 220.3616; August 29 (2009).
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Criticism
Groves, David. "The state of Halls play?." Act 8.3; Oct (1978): 61-61.
Bertram, James. "Thou art translated." Comment 5; Nov (1978): 25-26.
Nicolaidi, Mike. "John Reid and the film of Middle Age Spread." Art New Zealand 13; (1979): 24-24.
Black, Sebastian. "New Zealand plays, playwrights and theatres first productions, January-October 1982." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 1; (1983): 5-15.
Leek, Robert H. "Homegrown drama of the mid-eighties." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 5; (1987): 1-13.
Hannis, Grant. Roger Hall and Rogernomics : the fictional chronicling of New Zealands economic revolution. 2005/2006.15; 2006: 29-57.
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Essay
McLeod, Rosemary. "Funny people : the serious business of raising a laugh." North and South Dec (1988): 82-100.
McLeod, Rosemary. "Teachers who dont." North and South Dec (1990): 98-116.
Morehu, Karen. "Katherine Mansfield : commemorating Katherine Mansfield." New Zealand Memories 35; Apr/May (2002): 40-47.
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Interview
Chamberlain, Jenny. "Roger Hall : face to face." North and South 134; May (1997): 98-101.
Chamberlain, Jenny. "Playing Up." North and South 168; Mar (2000): 58-69.
McCarroll, Jo. "Hallways." Sunday Star Times F; March 3 (2002): 1, 7-7.
"Roger Hall describes the importance of research to his writing." Write Up Summer (2002): 7-8.
De Boni, Dita. "Take a chance on us." New Zealand Herald G; March 16 (2002): 2-2.
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Photographs
New Zealand writers. Set 2 (picture). 1989.
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Profile
Baskett, Pat. New Zealand Herald J; October 9 (1999): 6-6.
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