Derek Wilson (1942-2017) was a Cape Town based journalist, theatre and film critic and arts editor
He started the Cape Argus as journalist, first as a court reporter, later as theatre and film reviewer and ultimately arts editor. In the course of time he gained a reputation for fearless and independent criticism.
He retired in 2007, and hardly attending anymore theatre, largely because of illness. He died in Cape Town in August 2017.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Die Burger, 12 August 2017.
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