Elders Mooiweer en Warm

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Elders Mooiweer en Warm[[ (lit. trans. “elsewhere good weather and warm”) is an Afrikaans play by André P. Brink ().

The original text

Published by John Malherbe, 1965.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English by André P. Brink in 1970, with the title Elsewhere Fine and Warm. Performed in 1976. The text is unpublished, though a copy of the translation is held by NELM (Collection: BRINK, André; P]: 2001. 34. 1. 14) and another copy is part of the Antoinette Kellerman collection found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department.

Performance history in South Africa

1970: The Afrikaans version performed by PACOFS, directed by André P. Brink with Jan Prinsloo, Annie Basson, Johan Botha and Louise Mollett-Prinsloo.

1971: The Afrikaans version performed by PACT, directed by Carel Trichardt with Tine Balder (Julia}, Sandra Prinsloo (Sonja), Schalk Jacobsz (George), Louis van Niekerk (Dawid), Marius Weyers (Frans). Decor by Chris van den Berg.

1976: SWAPAC Drama presented the English version, called Elsewhere Fine and Warm, directed by Johan Botha Lida Botha (Julia), Antoinette Kellermann (Sonia), Dawie Malan (George), Kobus Strydom (David), Johan Botha (Charles). Decor designed by Dawie Malan, lighting by Hans Reinhardt.


PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988.

Elders Mooiweer en Warm theatre programme, 1971.

Elsewhere Fine and Warm theatre programme, 1976.

Elsewhere Fine and Warm script: Antoinette Kellerman's annotated copy, found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department archives in 2022.

Return to

Return to E in Plays I Original SA Plays

Return to South_African_Theatre/Plays

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page