Colin Shamley

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Colin Shamley (19**-). Singer, musician, songwriter and actor.


Colin was married to the actress Aletta Bezuidenhout.


He is one of several socially conscious folk singers in South Africa that emerged in the 1970s. He did a stint of work with Barney Simon, being trained as an actor.

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

In 1975 he was one of the musicians in a performance of Antigone (by Jean Anouilh).

Des and Dawn Lindberg’s production of Lennon (Arena Bistro Theatre, Rosebank, 1981).


The Company theatre programme, 1975.

Tucker, 1997.

Superlinear [1].

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