James and the Giant Peach

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Written by Roald Dahl.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Adapted for the stage by Richard R. George

Performance history in South Africa

1987: Presented by CAPAB at the Nico Malan Theatre opening 7 December 1987, directed by Cindy Just, assisted by Mark Hoeben. Music composed and directed by Rodney-Mark Venner. The cast: David Butler, Mark Legward, Rodney-Mark Venner, Alfred Rietmann, Gaye Barbour, Peter Butler, Willie Fritz, Mark Hoeben, Edward Turner, Gustav Geldenhuys, Timothy Mahoney. Design by Michael Mitchell, lighting design by Malcolm Hurrell.

2015: Performed by and at the National Children's Theatre, directed by Francois Theron, with set by Stan Knight, lighting by Jane Gosnell and costumes by Sarah Roberts.


James and the Giant Peach CAPAB theatre programme


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