Journey's End

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Journey’s End [1] is a 1928 drama by English playwright R. C. Sherriff [2]. First produced by the Incorporated Stage Society at the Apollo Theatre, London, 9 December 1928, starring Laurence Olivier [3] as Stanhope. First published 1929.

Performance history in South Africa

1956: John McKelvey directed the play for the Cockpit Players, November 1956 at the Hofmeyr Theatre, starring David Beattie, Brian Bell, Robert Del Kyrke, John Hussey, John McKelvey, Harry Victor. Décor David Crichton.

1977: Staged in February by PACT at the Market Theatre, directed by Norman Coombes, starring Norman Anstey (Capt. Harvey), Michael McCabe (Osborne), Anthony James (Mason), Martin Aylott (Broughton), John Rogers (Raleigh), Richard Haines (Capt Standhope), Dale Cutts (Lt Trotter), Frantz Dobrowsky (Hibbert), George Jackson (Sgt-Maj) and Coombes (The Colonel). Decor by Alan Pickford and costumes by Frances Michaleton.

Translations and adaptations


PACT theatre programme, 1977

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

Inskip, 1977. p 121

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