Review | New Peter Allen TV movie Not the Boy Next Door | VIDEO, PHOTOS

By Ian Horner
Updated September 16 2015 - 1:21pm, first published September 11 2015 - 2:30pm

Peter Allen is the greatest songwriter this country has ever produced. He was famous for his maraccas, his Hawaiian shirts, his calisthenic piano-playing (seated or standing, one foot on the pedals, the other stretched over the top of the grand piano) — his cabaret show was a one-man Mardi Gras long before the Sydney suburbs knew what Mardi Gras was. His first album was out in 1971 (Sydney’s first Mardi Gras was in 1979).

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