Cecil Tugman

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The Reverend Cecil Tugman (18**-19**) Actor, director and inspirational Shakespeare lover. **

In 1936 he directed King Lear as the first Shakespeare to be done at the Little Theatre, Cape Town. He was also the person who brought the notion of a Shakespeare Circle to South Africa. He founded one in Bloemfontein in 1947 and later moved on to Pretoria, where a second Circle was founded. ***.

He wrote the play Abraham My Love.

Sources

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.


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