Het Spook, of De Bekering van Docter Peperhoofd

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Het Spook, of De Bekering van Docter Peperhoofd ("The ghost, or the conversion of Doctor Pepperhead") is a Dutch pcomedy in two acts by Melt J. Brink (1842-1925).

Also found as Het Spook, of de Bekering van Dr Peperhoofd or simply as Het Spook

The original text

Written for performance by the rederijkerskamer Aurora II in 1869

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1869: Performed by Aurora II in the Oddfellows' Hall, Cape Town, on 2 September, along with recitals of poetry and music by the local Mozart Quartet.

1870: Performed by Aurora II in the Germania Hall, Cape Town, on 12 July, along with Retief Gewroken (Teengs) and recitals of poetry.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.459, 464-5

P.J. du Toit, 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica


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