De Koekdief

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De Koekdief ("The cake thief") is a play in 2 acts by "Nemo" (J.F. van Oordt, 1856-1918)

Also found as Di Koekdief and Die Koekdief

The original text

Written in Cape Dutch, published in Amsterdam as De Koekdief in 1904.

Later published in Afrikaans as Die Koekdief by J.H. de Bussy in the series Die Suidafrikaanse Toneel, no. 7 (1921)

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1909: Performed as Di Koekdief by Aurora III as their first production in the ANV Saal, Cape Town, on 3 August, with the dialogue De Oude en Die Nieuwe Tijd and the operetta Kluchtige Gerechtszitting.


E. Reyneke. 1978. Typed list of plays held by CESAT.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 475-476

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