Le Plus Heureux des Trois

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Le Plus Heureux des Trois (1870) is a French three-act comedy written by Eugène Labiche and Edmond Gondinet, performed for the first time in Paris in the Théâtre du Palais-Royal on January 11, 1870.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans under the title Al Om Die Ander...? by André P. Brink.

Performance history in South Africa

1980: The Brink Afrikaans translation Al Om Die Ander...? was staged by PACT in the Breytenbach Theatre in Pretoria and also, in collaboration with NAPAC, in Natal. The production was directed by Francois Swart, with Eric Nobbs (Marjaval), Rika Sennett (Hermance), Gerben Kamper (Ernest), Don Lamprecht (Jobelin), Pierre van Pletzen (Krampach), Amor Tredoux (Lisbeth), Trudi Lamprecht (Petunia) and Elise van Vuuren (Bertha). Decor by Johan Badenhorst, costumes by Frances Micheletos and lighting by Jannie Swanepoel.


PACT theatre programme, 1980.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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