Forbidden Fruits

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Forbidden Fruits, a look at "sex through the ages", devised and directed by Janice Honeyman.

Performance history in South Africa

1983: Presented by CAPAB, it was the opening production at the Arena Theatre, a new venue at the Nico Malan Theatre Centre, Cape Town, on 4 August 1983. The cast were Diane Wilson, Jennie Reznek, Lynita Crofford, Libby Daniels, Terry Greyvenstein, Greg Latter, Chris van Niekerk, Phillip Boucher, Jimmy Nell, Richard Farmer, Nicky Rebelo. Music by Debbie Lan, design by Penny Simpson, lighting by Malcolm Hurrell.

1983?4: Janice Honeyman’s production starring Vanessa Cooke, Jeremy Crutchley, Mike Huff, Danny Keogh, Amanda Strydom and Annelisa Weiland was staged at Upstairs at the Market in 1983/84. Music by Kevin Feather.

There is evidence of a production starring Neil McCarthy and Roz Monat, directed by Robert Whitehead, Upstairs at the Market, date unknown.


Grütter, Wilhelm, CAPAB 25 Years, 1987. Unpublished research. 109.

Forbidden Fruits theatre programme, 1983.

Photograph of production directed by Whitehead held by NELM: Photograph collection [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 10. 10. 49.

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