Dark Brown

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There are two South African plays by this name.

Dark Brown, by Denis Rhodes Granger

Dark Brown is a full-length play which Granger directed himself in 1951 for the Worcester Dramatic Society. (See January, 1997).

Dark Brown by Philip Johnson

Dark Brown is a play in one act by English playwright Philip Johnson (1900-1984). It is about a family who discover their father is a public hangman.

The original text

Published by Samuel French, 1946.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1947: Directed by Jean Pearson during the FATSSA District Drama Festival in the Little Theatre, Cape Town.


Doollee [1].

Inskip, 1972. p.134.

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