Dirty Linen by Tom Stoppard
For details of performances, see Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land.
The original film
This is a short (13min) video docu-drama made in 1965, directed by Werner Grünbauer South Africa 1965 (video)
Described as a humorous depiction of events on one particular day in Mamelodi, a township in Pretoria and shows the pulse of sport, work, social and family life – in a so-called township, set to pulsating pennywhistle and kwela music.
It was one of the archival films shown at the Encounters International Documentary Film Festival in 2005.
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