Die Rooi Lêer

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Die Rooi Lêer ("the red file") is a play by Mikro (penname of Christoffel Hermanus Kühn, 1903–1968).

The original text

Sub-titled " 'n satiriese klug in drie bedrywe" ("a satirical farce in three acts"), it was first performed in 1960 and published by J.L. van Schaik in 1961.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1960: Performed by Volksteater, Pretoria, in October, directed by Leonie Pienaar, with Deon de Klerk, Louis Eksteen, Helena Louw, Martie Scheepers, Roelf Laubscher, Jacques Groenewald, Kosie Venter and Trynie Möller.


Facsimile version of the original published text, AKDA[1]

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