Arthur Hutchinson

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Arthur Hutchinson (1923-1980). Expatriate South African author.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Author of Fusane’s Trial (1972), The Road to Ghana, and the four-acter The Rain-Killers, all of which were banned in South Africa. Born in the Eastern Transvaal and educated at Fort Hare University. A leading concern in his plays is the tension between traditional and new ways of thought.*** [JH]

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