"It's Anzac Day this week, that's my day, that's the old Diggers' day."
Alf works hard all year. He works at a job that was not what he would have chosen in his youth, but he does the job. He has his mates and he wants his son to have the education he never had the opportunity to have. But did this "education" divide father and son in a way that Alf never thought it could?
"Sparking huge controversy on its release in the 1960s, the play's first ever production had a policeman stationed at the stage door to ward off the angry public. Death threats were issued to the author. The One Day of the Year looks at our national legend through the eyes of generation, class and character." (Source: Riverside Theatre website)