Kendrew Lascelles

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Kendrew Lascelles (1935-) [1]. English-born actor, comedian, mime, musician, writer.


He spent his youth and young childhood in South Africa, then - in 1960 - moved to the USA.

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

Roles in Irma la Douce (1958), Wait a Minim! (he also did the choreography), The Fantasticks, Platonic Nymph.

He wrote a few plays featuring an African dimension, including The Trophy Hunters, Exclusive Circles and Blood Oasis.


Gillian van der Heijden. 2011. Kendrew Lascelles. Selected Works. A Biographical, Thematic and Stylistic Introduction. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Kwazulu-Natal (Durban)

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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