Faces in the Wall

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Faces in the Wall is the first play written by Pieter-Dirk Uys (1945-).

The original text

First produced in 1969 at the London Film School 1969, with Pieter Uys, Ian Lowe, Vari Sylvester, directed by Pieter-Dirk Uys.

Playscript (?) held by NELM: [Collection: DALRO]: 2001. 41. 293.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1973: First staged professionally Upstairs at The Space (Cape Town), directed and designed by Pieter-Dirk Uys with Sue Boekstein, Val de Klerk, Peter Piccolo and Christopher Prophet. Lighting by Jeff Shapiro and stage management by Donald Fuller.

1980: Market Theatre, with Terry Norton, Roberta Durrant, Jonathan Rands, Murray Angus-Leppan – Directed by Pieter-Dirk Uys.

1994: A production presented at the Loft Theatre was directed by Garth Anderson opened on 24 November 1994. The cast included Calvin Hayward.


Astbury 1979.

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