Charles Hickman (1905-1983) Director of London’s West End fame.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He directed the Reps production of Shaw’s Androcles and the Lion, starring Danny Kaye at the Alexander Theatre in 1969. He also directed Coward’s Present Laughter, with Margaret Inglis, Bernard Brown, Jenny Gratus and Gordon Mulholland at the Alexander Theatre in 1969 as the final production for the Reps. He directed Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians starring Stuart Brown, Eckard Rabe and Yvonne Banning at the André Huguenet Theatre in 1980 and The Unexpected Guest in 1981. He directed Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero for Pieter Toerien at the André Huguenet Theatre starring John Watts in 1983.
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