Judy Layne

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Judy Layne (19*-). Actress.

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

She starred in Lionel Bart’s hit West End musical Oliver!, which was an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist. It opened at the Brooke Theatre in February 1962 and also starred Ivor van Rensburg, Arne Gordon and Howard Sacks. Roy Quinn (replaced on tour by Jeremy Fogg) played Oliver. She starred in Adam Leslie’s revue Strike it Rich in 1967 at the Adam Leslie Theatre. It also starred Leslie, Joan Blake and George Korelin with Marjorie Gordon replacing Joan during the run.


Tucker, 1997. pp 162, 242.

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