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Guernica, an earthy verbal re-creation of Picasso’s famous painting, in which an old Basque couple is caught in the air raids, by Spanish playwright, screenwriter, film director, novelist and poet Fernando Arrabal Terán (1932-*).

An English translation was published in the 1960s by Calder & Boyars.

1977: Presented by the Rhodes University Drama Department directed by Jamie Crawford in May 1977 as part of a triple bill of one act plays including The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter, directed by Lyrr Addison; Orison by Ferdinand Arrabal, directed by Jon Maytham.

1984: The play was performed by students of the Potchefstroom University at the National Arts Festival, 1984, directed by Linda van Vuuren, featuring Hannes Muller, Janine Pretorius, André Geldenhuis, Magda Visser, Isabelle Mostert.


National Arts Festival programme, 1984.

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