J. Connors

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J. Connors (fl. 1860s) was a British officer and amateur performer, stationed at Cape Town.


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He was a member of the 9th Regiment dramatic society, where he was an amateur performer (of plays, as well as gymnastic displays and jesting). Strongly associated in these activities with J. Stonely (sometimes joined by Master Stapleton), and a group of "jesters" including G. Wickstead, R. Britten - and later C. Davis, J. Hodge and J. Allen.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 259-262,

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