Denis Bettesworth

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Denis Bettesworth (19**-). Actor. Also spelt Dennis Bettesworth.

Biography

Youth

Training

He studied at the University of Cape Town.


Career

Denis joined PACT in 1973.

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

He has appeared in Three Cheers for President Charlie, which was staged at The Space in the 1970s, “Linus” in Charlie Brown, “Davies” in The Caretaker, “Tom” in The Knack and “officer” in Tartuffe. He appeared in Henry V at the Little Theatre (year unknown).

Other performances include The Royal Hunt of the Sun (UCT 1969/70), The Bewitched Tree (Cape Puppet Players 1971), The Tragedy of Tragedies, or The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great (CAPAB 1972), Tartuffe (PACT 1973), Woyzeck (PACT 1973), Die Weerstaanbare Opkoms van Arturo Ui (PACT 1973), Kafka: The Trial (Arena Theatre Company date unknown), Tug o' War (Arena Theatre Company 1974), The Tempest (PACT 1975), The Story of an African Farm (PACT 1975), Major Barbara (PACT 1975).

Awards, etc

Sources

Astbury 1979.

SACD 1974

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