Lady Barker's Last Appearance

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Lady Barker's Last Appearance (original title in Dutch Voor het laatst Lady Barker) is a play written for Cruys Voorbergh [1] by Dutch playwright Hans Keuls [2] (1910-1985) to commemorate Voorbergh’s fortieth year as actor.

A production in English at the Pembroke Theatre, Croydon in 1960 also included Cruys Voorbergh in the cast [3].

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Performance history in South Africa

1961: Lady Barker's Last Appearance was presented by the Leonard Schach Cockpit Players, directed by Leonard Schach, at the Hofmeyr Theatre, Cape Town in September 1961 and at the Playhouse Theatre, Johannesburg in the same year. In the cast: Joyce Bradley,Reinet Maasdorp, Alan Prior, Francois Swart, Cruys Voorbergh. Decor by Pamela Lewis.


Inskip, 1977. 123.

Theatre programme held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 19. 44.

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