L'Amante Anglaise

(Redirected from L’amante Anglaise)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

L'Amante Anglaise ("The English lover") is a French play by Marguerite Duras [1] (1914-1996)

The original text

A play about a gruesome murder, based on Duras's own 1967 novel of the same name. Play first published and performed in the Théâtre National Populaire-Théâtre de Chaillot on 1968.

Performance history in South Africa

1974: Staged at the Doornfontein Arena as its last production before closing in November 1974.

1974/5: Directed by Rina Minervini with Ruth Oppenheim and Raeford Daniel, as part of a double bill with a one act play by Dario Fo. Possibly for a Des Lindberg and Dawn Lindberg soiree. (Or the same as the 1974 production??)

1975: Directed in English for The Space (Cape Town) by Lindsay Reardon in 1975, with Glynn Day, Keith Grenville and Ruth Oppenheim. The stage manager was Fatima Dike.


Wikipedia [2] (French).

E-mail correspondence from Rina Minervini, 7-15 March, 2016

Astbury 1979.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page