Cowardy Custard

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Cowardy Custard is a musical revue about the life and works of Noël Coward, devised by Gerard Frow, Alan Strachan and Wendy Toye.

The original text

First staged in London at the Mermaid Theatre, London on 10 July 1972, directed by Wendy Toye (1917-2010) [1].

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1973: First staged in South Africa by Pieter Toerien at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, directed by Freddie Carpenter, with David Kernan, Graham Armitage and Moira Lister.

2006: Staged in the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, Directed by Alastair Duff, with himself, Aubrey Hindle, Margaret Hill, Fiona Carling, Tom Kingwell, Lee de Andrade, Nicolene Freeman, Felicity Purdon and Deon Joubert.


Die Burger, 7 November 2006.

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