Champignol Malgré Lui

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Champignol Malgré Lui ("Champignol in Spite of Himself"), is an 1892 play by French playwright Georges Feydeaux (1862–1921) [1].

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans from the original French by Nerina Ferreira entitled Kats in die Pekel.

Performance history in South Africa

1972: Kats in die Pekel presented by KRUIK at the Nico Malan Theatre from 10 to 25 November 1972 directed by Roy Sargeant. The cast: Louw Verwey, Petru Wessels, Franz Marx, Marie Pentz, Mees Xteen, Roelf Laubscher, Annette Engelbrecht, Carel Trichardt, Aletta Bezuidenhout, Pierre Knoesen, Johan Murray, Pieter Joubert, Schalk Jacobsz, Willem de la Querra and others. Decor by Pieter de Swardt, costumes by Eunice Pengelly, stage manager Mavis Lilenstein.


Kats in die Pekel theatre programme, 1972.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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